Milestones: Apr. 15, 1985

DIED. Jeanne Deckers, fiftyish, former Dominican Sister Luc-Gabrielle who, as Belgium's "Singing Nun," became an unlikely international pop star of the 1960s with her 1963 No. 1 hit Dominique, a 2 million seller, as well as other songs whose treacly lyrics were redeemed by her catchy melodies and high, pure voice; by her own hand (she and her female roommate took an overdose of barbiturates); in Wavre, Belgium. Deckers left her order in 1966 to pursue success in the secular world, but it had already passed her by; the home she set up for autistic children recently closed for lack of...

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