Milestones, Jul. 24, 1978

SEPARATED. Pelé, 37, Brazilian soccer hero, from his wife Rose, 33, after twelve years of marriage, three children. Various commitments, such as running soccer camps and making TV commercials, are keeping the retired Cosmos star on the road. Said Pelé "I have been traveling for 22 years. Rose says it has to stop, but I cannot."

DIED. Thomas B. Hess, 57, former editor of Art News magazine, who last February became chairman of 20th century art at the Metropolitan Museum; of a heart attack; in Manhattan. As art critic for New York magazine in the 1970s, Hess kept alive his romance with...

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