Milestones, Dec. 25, 1972

Divorced. Dean Martin, 55, boozy-voiced king of low-proof TV song and dance; and Jeanne Martin, 44; after 23 years of marriage (three of separation), three children; in Hollywood.

Died. James H. Nicholson, 56, co-founder and former president of American International Pictures, which during the '50s and '60s earned healthy profits and abusive reviews with such mindless, minibudgeted films for the adolescent drive-in set as I Was a Teenage Werewolf and How to Stuff a Wild Bikini; following surgery for a brain tumor; in Los Angeles.

Died. Eugene Berman, 73, Russian-born painter who led...

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