Milestones, Mar. 16, 1959

Divorced. By Brenda Lewis (real name: Birdie Solomon), 38, handsome soprano of the Metropolitan Opera: Simon Asen, 48, conductor; after 15 years of marriage, two children; in Sunbury, Pa.

Died. Lou Costello (real name: Louis Francis Cristillo), 52, comedian, the fat funny half of Abbott and Costello; of a heart attack; in Beverly Hills, Calif. "Now, on the St. Louis team," Straight Man Bud Abbott would say, "Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third." Costello: "Do you know the fellows' names?" A: "Yes." C: "Well, then, who's playin' first?" A: "Yes." C: "I mean the fellow's name...

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