Milestones Apr. 20, 1998

PLEADED NO CONTEST. TOMMY LEE, 35, temperamental Motley Crue drummer; to a felony charge of beating his estranged wife, Baywatch icon Pamela Anderson Lee; in Malibu, Calif.

RETIRED. MARCUS ALLEN, 38, nimble NFL running back whose career records--123 rushing touchdowns and 587 receptions--were as peerless as his professionalism; to be a commentator for CBS; in Kansas City, Mo.

DIED. ROB PILATUS, 32, half of the famously seen-but-not-heard Europop duo Milli Vanilli, which had to relinquish its 1989 Grammy after it was revealed that the pretty boys had lip-synched their album; after reportedly overdosing on drugs and alcohol; near Frankfurt, Germany. Pilatus...

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