Milestones: Dec. 21, 1970

Married. Nancy Sinatra, 30, kittenish pop singer (These Boots Are Made for Walking); and Hugh Lambert, 40, TV choreographer; both for the second time; in a Roman Catholic ceremony in Cathedral City, Calif. The wedding was held on Papa Frank's birthday, explained Nancy, "since Daddy likes to give things away on his birthday."

Died. Major General Artem I. Mikoyan, 65, co-designer of the Russian MIG fighter planes and brother of long-time Politburo Member Anastas I. Mikoyan; in Moscow. MIGs take their name from the surnames of Mikoyan and Mikhail I. Gurevich, who in 1940...

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