Milestones: Oct. 29, 1984

ACQUITTED. Jerry Lee Lewis, 49, renegade rockabilly singer who has had numerous brushes with the law over the years; of federal income tax evasion; in Memphis. He was indicted last February for concealing income from 1975 to 1980. But his lawyer successfully argued that with Lewis' sixth-grade education, he was incompetent to handle his own finances. Despite the acquittal, Lewis still owes the IRS $653,000.

DIED. Jon-Erik Hexum, 26, actor and model who was starring in the new TV series Cover Up until he shot himself in the temple two weeks ago with a blank-loaded .44-cal. Magnum pistol while playing "Russian...

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