Milestones: Apr. 19, 1982

MARRIED. Burt Bacharach, 53, master songwriter (Alfie, Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head); and Carole Bayer Sager, 36, singer-lyricist (They're Playing Our Song); he for the third time, she for the second; in Beverly Hills, Calif. They collaborated on this year's Oscar-winning song, Arthur's Theme.

DIED. Brenda Benet, 36, who played the scheming, neurotic Lee Dumonde in the TV soap opera Days of Our Lives, and was the ex-wife of Actor Bill Bixby (The Incredible Hulk); of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head; in Los Angeles.

DIED. Warren Gates, 53, earthy character actor whose laconic manner and menacing Kentucky...

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