Milestones: Aug. 15, 1969

Divorced. George Randolph Hearst Jr., 42, publisher of the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and eldest grandson of William Randolph Hearst; by Mary Thompson Hearst, 38, Florida socialite; on grounds of extreme cruelty; after 18 years of marriage, four children; in Santa Monica, Calif.

Died. Russ Morgan, 65, pop-music composer and big-band leader in the 1930s and '40s; of a stroke; in Las Vegas. The son of a Pennsylvania coal miner, Morgan played trombone and piano to earn his ticket out of the pits, in 1935 formed his own orchestra featuring the wah-wah sound of muted trombones and such hits as So Tired, and...

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