People, Dec. 31, 1979

In court she spoke of him as "Mr. X." Privately, beauteous Soraya Khashoggi, 38, ex-wife of Saudi Billionaire Adnan Khashoggi, confided to the judge at an Old Bailey trial of three detectives accused of blackmailing her, who the Member of Parliament was with whom she had enjoyed "more than a friendship." He turned out to have an X-ellent name: Winston Churchill, 39, grandson of Britain's wartime Prime Minister. Since young Winston at the time was the Conservative Party's junior shadow defense minister, the disclosure raised questions. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher squelched them by informing the Commons: "I am satisfied there has...

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