Milestones: Sep. 16, 1985

NATURALIZED. Rupert Murdoch, 54, Australian-born press baron whose media holdings include more than 80 publications on three continents, including the Times of London, the New York Post and the Chicago Sun-Times; as a U.S. citizen, in a ten-minute ceremony in New York City. In order to complete a deal that he made last spring to acquire six Metromedia TV stations, Murdoch must be a U.S. citizen; fcc regulations bar foreigners from owning more than 20% of a broadcast license.

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