Milestones, Nov. 19, 1979

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MARRIED. Michael Moriarty, 38, actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Holocaust); and Anne Hamilton Martin, 35, a publicist and sometime actress with Moriarty's Potter's Field Theater Company; he for the second time, she for the first; in Manhattan.

DIED. Samuel Sandmel, 68, scholar, lecturer and internationally recognized authority on the New Testament and its relation to Judaism; in Cincinnati. A Navy chaplain during World War II and the author of 17 books (including We Jews and You Christians, in which he examined the common roots of the two religions) Sandmel, a native Ohioan, lectured on Jewish literature at Vanderbilt University before joining Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, where he taught for 26 years.

DIED. Al Capp, 70, sardonic cartoonist who gained fame and wealth with his Li'l Abner comic strip; in Cambridge, Mass, (see PRESS).

DIED. Edward Ardizzone, 79, children's book illustrator and author who created the popular Little Tim storybook series; in London. Born in Haiphong, in what was then French Indochina, but reared in England, Ardizzone, whose style has been likened to Hogarth's and Rowlandson's, served as an official combat artist during World War II, before returning with pen and brush to less serious fare. He illustrated nearly 100 children's books; Magic Carpet, one of his best-known paintings, was reproduced by UNICEF for its collection of international Christmas cards.

DIED. Yvonne de Gaulle, 79, widow of French President Charles de Gaulle and known throughout France as "Aunt Yvonne"; in Paris. The daughter of a wealthy Calais biscuit manufacturer, she was a loyal and uncomplaining supporter of her husband's tumultuous military and political career. She joined him in exile in Britain during World War II and in 1943 courageously accompanied him to Algiers. Preferring to live in the shadow of her husband, she avoided publicity and spent much of the past decade gardening and doing charitable work in the quiet seclusion of La Boisserie, the family's country home in Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, north of Dijon.

DIED. Charles Evans, 89, amateur golfer who became the first man to win both the U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur championships in the same year (1916) and who toured the greens with five Presidents; in Chicago. A former caddie, Indianapolis-born "Chick" Evans had to drop out of Northwestern University when he ran out of funds. He went on to compete in a record 50 successive U.S. amateur championships and in 1930 contributed his winnings to establish the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has enabled more than 4,000 former caddies to attend college.