Milestones Dec. 25, 1995

DIED. DARREN ROBINSON, 28, one of the Fat Boys, three rotund rappers of the 1980s who praised hip-hop, hedonism and high cholesterol in a series of gold albums and boisterous B films; of cardiac arrest during a bout of the flu; in New York City.

DIED. VIVIAN BLAINE, 74, actress; of congestive heart failure; in New York City. In the first years of the '50s, audiences were drawn to Broadway by the singing, dancing swirl of gamblers, cops and missionaries in Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls. But it was a lone blond in an empty nightclub who stopped the show, poignantly,...

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