Milestones: Feb. 14, 1969

Married. Arndt von Bohlen und Halbach, 31, scion of the Krupp steel corporation who receives an allowance o $500,000 a year as a quitclaim on the empire founded by his great-great-grandfather; and Princess Henriette von Auersperg, 35, elegant blonde daughter of one of Austria's oldest (13th century) houses; both for the first time; in a civil ceremony in Bl├╝hnbach castle former retreat of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose assassination triggered World War I.

Divorced. By George Balanchine, 65 master choreographer and artistic director of the New York City Ballet Company for 20 years: Tanaquil LeClerq, 39,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!