Milestones, Oct. 15, 1979

MARRIED. Martin Scorsese, 36, American film director (Taxi Driver, Mean Streets); and Italian Actress-Journalist Isabella Rossellini, 27, daughter of Screen Star Ingrid Bergman and the late director Roberto Rossellini; he for the third time, she for the first; in Bracciano, Italy, with Actor Robert De Niro as best man.

DIED. Armi Ratia, 67, Finnish designer and the dynamo behind Marimekko, the internationally known fabric and fashion house; after a long illness; in Helsinki. In 1949 Ratia quit her advertising job to write a novel and help salvage her husband's threadbare oilcloth company. The...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!