Milestones: Oct. 25, 1982

MARRIED. Steven Ross, 55, high-wattage chairman of Warner Communications and, by some counts, the nation's best-paid corporate boss, with a $22.5 million package last year; and Film Producer Courtney Sale, 34; he for the third time, she for the first; in New York City. A galaxy of stellar friends—including Gary Grant, Pele, Steven Spielberg and the feuding Barbara Walters and Frank Sinatra—came out to twinkle at the newlyweds.

DIED. Howard Sackler, 52, writer-director whose play The Great White Hope, based on the life of black Boxer Jack Johnson, won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize;...

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