Milestones: Jul. 4, 1983

SEEKING DIVORCE. Neil Simon, 55, playwright and screenwriter; and Marsha Mason, 41, actress for whom he wrote lead parts in the movies Max Dugan Returns, Only When I Laugh, The Goodbye Girl and Chapter Two, the last a lightly disguised comic portrait of their courtship and marriage; after ten years of marriage; no children; in Los Angeles.

DIED. Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, 64, former President of Fidel Castro's Cuba from 1959 to 1976, when Castro took over the job; by his own hand (he shot himself reportedly as a result of depression and a painful...

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