Milestones Dec. 4, 1995

ENGAGED. HEATHER WHITESTONE, 22, retired Miss America; to JOHN MCCALLUM, 25, aide to House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

DIED. JUNIOR WALKER, 53, saxophonist; of cancer; in Battle Creek, Michigan. As the front man for the Motown hitmakers, Junior Walker and the All Stars, Walker wielded a saxophone drenched in the blues. His high-wire riffs propelled such sixties standards as How Sweet It Is (to be Loved By You), Come See About Me, and These Eyes.

DIED. LOUIS MALLE, 63, French film director; of complications from lymphoma; in Beverly Hills. Working on both sides of the Atlantic, Malle unflinchingly explored topics like incest...

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