Milestones: Jun. 13, 1969

Married. Juliet Prowse, 32, lithe, long-limbed South African dancer; and Choreographer-Dancer Eddie James, 26; he for the second time; in Beverly Hills.

Divorced. Russell B. Long, 50, U.S. Senator since 1948 and heir to the Louisiana political fiefdom of his father, Huey ("Kingfish") Long; by Katherine Mae Long, 49; on grounds of incompatibility; after almost 30 years of marriage, two children; in Reno, Nev.

Died. Rafael Osuna, 30, Mexico's dazzling tennis star, who less than two weeks before his death achieved his greatest triumph by leading his country to a stunning 3-2 conquest...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!