Milestones: Aug. 20, 1984

ENGAGED. Christie Brinkley, 30, supermodel who parlayed her appearances in Sports Illustrated bathing-suit issues into the design of her own line of scanty swimwear; and Billy Joel, 35, Grammy-winning songwriter supreme, who wrote one of his biggest hits, Uptown Girl, for Brinkley; in Lloyd Harbor, N.Y. The marriage will be the second for both.

CONVICTED. Harry Claiborne, 67, controversial chief judge of Nevada's U.S. District Court since 1978 and the first sitting judge ever found guilty of a crime committed while on the bench; of two counts of filing false tax returns for 1979...

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