Milestones Sep. 11, 1995

DIED. MICHAEL ENDE, 65, author; of stomach cancer; in Stuttgart, Germany. An actor and a playwright before he turned to writing children's books, Ende achieved his greatest success with a 1979 fable about an overweight, outcast child who discovers his own worth in a struggle to save a magical land. The Neverending Story, which was translated into more than 30 languages, spawned a 1984 hit movie and two sequels.

DIED. FRANK PERRY, 65, director of such diverse films as David and Lisa (1962), a portrait of disturbed adolescents; Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), a scorched-earth satire of mores and marriage;...

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