Milestones, Nov. 21, 1977

BORN. To Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, 26, a law student at the University of New Mexico and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, and David Townsend, 29, teacher of Greek at St. John's College: their first child, a daughter, and Rose Kennedy's first great-grandchild; in Santa Fe, N. Mex. Name: Meaghan Kennedy Townsend.

BORN. To Marisa Berenson Randall, 30, jet-setting actress (Barry Lyndon, Cabaret), and James Randall, 33, a rivet manufacturer: their first child, a daughter; in Los Angeles. Name: Starlite Melody.

DIED. René Goscinny, 51, creator of Astérix, France's most popular comic strip;...