Milestones, Apr. 7, 1975

Born. To Melanie, 28, tearjerking, angel-faced balladeer of innocence and hurt (A Brand-New Key; Momma, Momma), and her producer-husband Peter Schekeryk, 32: their second child, second daughter; in Neptune, N.J. Name: Jeordie.

Divorced. Peter Lawford, 51, silver-haired actor and former brother-in-law of John, Robert and Edward Kennedy when he was married to their sister Patricia; by Mary Rowan, 25, daughter of Comedian Dan Rowan, straight man of TV's Laugh-In; after three years and five months of marriage; in Santa Monica, Calif.

Died. Faisal ibn Abdul Aziz al Saud, 69, austere absolute monarch of...

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