Milestones: Nov. 21, 1983

ENGAGED. George Abbott, 96, venerable Broadway author and director who contributed to yet another hit this year, the Tony Award-winning revival of On Your Toes; and Joy Moana Valderrama, 52, Philadelphia furrier. The wedding, planned for later this month, will be his third, her first.

CONVICTED. Angelo Buono Jr., 49, onetime auto upholsterer; of murder in six more of the Hillside strangler sex killings; in Los Angeles. Buono was accused of the 1977-78 slayings of ten young women (ages twelve to 28), most of whom had also been raped or molested. After a two-year trial, he was convicted of two "strangler" murders...

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