Milestones, Apr. 24, 1972

Divorced. Natalie Wood, 33, doe-eyed child actress who grew into fully adult roles (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Splendor in the Grass); and Richard J. Gregson, 41, talent agent and sometime film producer (Downhill Racer);, after three years of marriage, one child; in Santa Monica, Calif.

Died. C.W. Ceram, 57, German journalist and author whose 1949 history of archaeology, Gods, Graves and Scholars, became an international bestseller; of heart disease; in Hamburg. A book and drama critic during the early '30s, he switched to the less political field of art history...

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!