Divorced. Burt Ward, 21, junior half of the "dynamic duo" as Batman's Robin; by Bonney Lou Ward, 20, daughter of TV Musical Director Mort Lindsey; on grounds of mental cruelty ("He compared me to other women"); after 18 months of marriage, one child; in Los Angeles.
Divorced. David McCallum, 33, Scottish actor, co-star of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; by Jill Ireland, 31, sometime actress (TV's Shane); on uncontested grounds of mental cruelty (she testified that he caused her to break out in a rash); after ten years of marriage, three children; in Santa Monica, Calif.
Died. Martine Carol, 46, French movie star and prototype for the postwar sex-bombes, a pillowy, green-eyed blonde who triggered the explosion by appearing topless in 1950's Caroline Chérie, went on to make nearly 40 films, a few good (Lola Moniés), a lot more bad, but every one displaying Martine, usually in a bath, be it bubble, champagne or Roman, by daylight, moonlight or candlelight, all of which made her one of France's highest paid stars until Brigitte and the other girls took over the tub in the late 1950s; of a heart attack; in Monte Carlo.
Died. Sir Victor Gollancz, 73, British publisher and idealist of the left, founder in 1928 of London's immensely successful Victor Gollancz Ltd. (among his authors: Daphne du Maurier, George Orwell, John le Carré, Kingsley Amis), who was born into an orthodox Jewish family, but chose instead to live out what he regarded as "the Christian ethic," becoming an ardent socialist and Labor Party pamphleteer in his politics and a humanitarian in all else, espousing such diverse causes as the abolition of capital punishment, postwar relief for Germany, aid for Arab refugees of the Arab-Israeli war, and most surprisingly, clemency for Nazi Murderer Adolph Eichmann; of a stroke; in London.
Died. Henry Morgenthau Jr., 75, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1934 to 1945; of heart disease; in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (see The Nation).
Died. Earle T. Mack, 77, son of baseball's grand old man, Connie Mack, who after playing and managing in the minors helped his father as assistant manager and coach of the Philadelphia Athletics until 1954 when Connie, at 91, sold the club to Arnold Johnson for Kansas City; of a stroke; in Drexel Hill, Pa.
Died. Leon L. Bean, 94, founder of Maine's L. L. Bean, Inc., one of the world's best-known sellers of sporting goods; of heart disease; in Pompano Beach, Fla. (see U.S. Business).