Milestones: Jan. 11, 1963

Born. To Romano Mussolini, 35, jazz pianist son of Italy's Il Duce; and Maria Scicolone, 24, younger sister of Cinemactress Sophia Loren: their first child, a girl; in Rome. Name: Alessandra.

Died. Jack Carson, 52. Canadian-born comedian, master of the double take and the slow burn, long stereotyped as the blustering loudmouth who always loses the girl; of cancer; in Encino, Calif. Most memorable roles: the boorish Joe the Twirler in 1942's screen version of Thurber's The Male Animal, and Big Daddy's grasping son, Gooper, in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof....

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