Milestones, Aug. 6, 1979

DIED. Tony ("Two Ton") Galento, 69, brawling beer-bibing heavyweight who once knocked Joe Louis down but lost the championship fight; of a heart attack; in Livingston, NJ. Cigar in hand, Galento would greet each bout with the boast: "I'll moider da bum." In 15 years as a professional, he "moidered" his opponent 72% of the time before hanging up his gloves in 1944. In a brief fling at acting in the 1950s, Galento appeared with Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront.

DIED. Corinne Griffith, eightyish, star of silent movies (Black Oxen, 1924) and early talkies (Lilies of the Field, 1930); in Santa...

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