Milestones: Oct. 4, 1982

BORN. To Toshiro Mifune, 62, ruggedly handsome film actor often referred to as the John Wayne of Japan (Rashomon, 1950; The Seven Samurai, 1954; and the TV movie Shōgun, 1980); and Mika Kitagawa, 33, his longtime girlfriend and sometime movie actress: his third child, her first (he is still married to his first wife); a girl; in Tokyo. Name: Mika.

DIED. Emmet John Hughes, 61, presidential aide and speechwriter for Dwight D. Eisenhower, longtime journalist at Time Inc. and author who wrote extensively on the U.S. presidency; of a heart attack; in Kingston, N.J....

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