Milestones Mar. 16, 1998

HONORED. HUGH THOMPSON, LAWRENCE COLBURN and GLENN ANDREOTTA, who 30 years ago halted the My Lai massacre by turning their weapons on fellow U.S. soldiers; in Washington. Andreotta was killed in battle three weeks later.

DIVORCED. MARIAH CAREY, 27, chart-topping singer-songwriter; from Sony Music Entertainment chief TOMMY MOTTOLA, 49; after five years of marriage and a 10-month separation. Carey recorded her biggest hits for Sony labels.

DIED. ALBERT LIPPERT, 72, diet-business fat cat who, as a founder of Weight Watchers, turned a flair for business and an expanding girth into a menu for success; in South Africa. While dieting in 1963,...

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