Milestones: Nov. 11, 1985

DIED. Kirby Grant, 73, stone-faced star of the 1950s television series Sky King, player in low-budget westerns and such Mountie movies as Call of the Klondike (1950) and Northwest Territory (1952), onetime radio entertainer, and lately goodwill ambassador for Cypress Gardens, an entertainment park in central Florida; in an automobile accident en route to view last week's space shuttle lift-off as an invited guest of NASA; in Titusville, Fla.

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