Milestones: Dec. 14, 1981

DIED. Natalie Wood, 43, radiant movie actress who appeared in 45 films and won three Academy Award nominations; of accidental drowning; off Santa Catalina Island, Calif, (see NATION).

DIED. Hershy Kay, 62, versatile composer and arranger for numerous Broadway musicals and ballets, as well as movies and television shows; of heart disease; in Danbury, Conn. The son of Russian immigrants, Kay started his career in 1944 orchestrating On the Town, the first Broadway musical of his friend Leonard Bernstein. They later collaborated on Candide (1956 and 1973) and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (1976). Kay had three shows currently playing on Broadway: Evita,...

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