Milestones: Dec. 1, 1961

Married. Westbrook Pegler, 67, cantankerous Hearst columnist divorced by his second wife three weeks ago; and Maud Towart, 43, his former secretary; he for the third time, she for the first; in Midland, Texas.

Divorced. By Richard Wagstaff ("Dick") Clark, 31, $500,000-a-year disk jockey and baby-faced idol of the rock-'n'-roll set; Barbara Mallery Clark, 30, his high school sweetheart; after nine years of marriage, one child; in a Philadelphia court that kept secret the grounds for the decree.

Died. Ruth Chatterton, 67, diminutive, honey-haired jack-of-all-arts who became a Broadway star at 21 in Henry...

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