Milestones Apr. 4, 1994

DIED. MACDONALD CAREY, 81, actor; in Beverly Hills, California. The casually masculine Carey was a dependable lead in Golden Age Hollywood, where he appeared in more than 50 films, including Alfred Hitchcock's small-town nail biter Shadow of a Doubt (1943), which featured Carey as a G-man on the trail of amiable psychopath Joseph Cotten. Carey is perhaps most beloved by viewers of daytime television, where for three decades he played the perpetually understanding Dr. Tom Horton on nbc's Days of Our Lives -- and provided the show's trademark voice-over: "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives."

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