Milestones: Dec. 20, 1982

EXPECTING. Raquel Welch, 42, Hollywood sex symbol currently wowing Broadway audiences in Woman of the Year, and her husband André Weinfeld, 36, French film writer and producer; her third, his first; in August.

DIED. Marty Robbins, 57, Grand Ole Opry pop country singer, who wrote more than 500 tunes about gunfighters, unrequited love and even occasionally the constancy of women, including the million-copy-selling hits El Paso and A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation; of a heart attack; in Nashville.

DIED. Herman Lay, 73, snack-food supersalesman and entrepreneur who created the first national brand...

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!