Milestones, Oct. 3, 1977

BORN. To Siem Nijssen, 27, Dutch steelworker, and Corry Nijssen, 27, his wife who had been taking hormone treatments prior to conception: sextuplets, four girls and two boys; in Leiden, The Netherlands. Born two months prematurely, the sextuplets were delivered by caesarean section and then placed in an incubator. If they survive they will become the second living set of sextuplets in the world.

MARRIED. Richard Pryor, 36, zany, biting, black comedian who has his own NBC weekly show and is about to star in the film version of the Broadway hit The Wiz;...

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