Milestones: Oct. 19, 1970

Married. Michael Wilding Jr., 17, Actress Elizabeth Taylor's son by her second marriage (see PEOPLE).

Married. Christopher Plummer, 40, Canadian actor (The Royal Hunt of the Sun); and Elaine Taylor, 24, British actress whom he met while filming Lock Up Your Daughters!; he for the third time; in Montreal.

Died. Janis Joplin, 27, heroine of a Now tragedy for the rock generation (see MUSIC).

Died. Alan D. Gruskin, 65, Manhattan art dealer and founder of the prestigious Midtown Galleries; of complications following a heart attack; in Manhattan. Starting in 1932, Gruskin earned a reputation as...

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