People: May 17, 1982

On the face of it, Susan Montgomery Williams of Fresno, Calif., Willie Hollingsworth of Freeport, N.Y., and the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, 64, president of the University of Notre Dame, would not appear to have a lot in common. But this year they are all set to be included in that uncommon nominator, the Guinness Book of World Records: Williams for blowing the largest bubble-gum bubble (19¼ in.), Hollingsworth for balancing a milk bottle on his head while walking 18½ miles (a truly dying art), and Father Hesburgh for accumulating more honorary degrees...

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