Milestones: Jul. 14, 1967

Married. Ronald Searle, 47, scalpel-sharp British cartoonist, creator of the spindly legged fiends known as the Belles of St. Trinian's; and Monica Stirling, fiftyish, British novelist (The Boy in Blue) and Searle's longtime companion; he for the second time; in Paris.

Died. Vivien Leigh, 53, brilliantly versatile actress; after a long siege of tuberculosis; in London. A fragile (5 ft. 3 in., 100 Ibs.) British beauty, she spun to international fame in 1939, when David O. Selznick chose her to play Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind; that part won her an Oscar,...

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