Milestones: Oct. 18, 1968

Born. To Colonel Pavel Popovich, 38, Soviet cosmonaut, who became part of the world's first space duet in 1962 when his Vostok IV rocketed into orbit along with the capsule carrying Major Andrian Nikolayev; and Maria Popovich, 37, a civilian pilot: their second daughter; in Moscow.

Married. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 43, famed German lieder singer; and Christina Pugell, 24, daughter of a Manhattan voice teacher whom he met during a 1967 U.S. tour; he for the third time (his first wife died in 1963; his second marriage ended in divorce last year); in West Berlin.


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