Milestones Sep. 8, 1997

DIVORCING. GEENA DAVIS, 40, Amazonian Oscar winner; and RENNY HARLIN, 38, Finnish filmmaker who directed her in such flops as Cutthroat Island and The Long Kiss Goodnight; in Los Angeles.

SENTENCED. EGON KRENZ, 60, East Germany's last communist leader; to 6 1/2 years in prison, for responsibility in the shooting death of people trying to cross the Berlin Wall; in Berlin.

DIED. BRANDON TARTIKOFF, 48, NBC's programming wunderkind who gave the peacock network reason to strut; of Hodgkin's disease; in Los Angeles. Only 31 when he became NBC's entertainment president in 1980, Tartikoff turned the struggling network into The Place To...