Milestones: Apr. 5, 1982

MARRIED. Diana Rigg, 43, alluring British actress (Broadway's Jumpers and The Misanthrope) who also played TV's Emma Peel in The Avengers; and Archie Stirling, 40, Scottish businessman; both for the second time; in New York City.

DIED. Raymond ("Buddy") Parker, 68, mild-mannered former Detroit Lions head coach who transformed a woeful, second-division football team into a gridiron juggernaut, winning the national championship in 1952 and 1953; of complications from a ruptured ulcer; in Kaufman, Texas. Parker is credited with the development of the two-minute drill, a predetermined series of plays used near the...

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