Milestones, Aug. 20, 1979

DIVORCED. Lindsay Wagner, 30, TV's Bionic Woman; and Actor Michael Brandon, 34; after 2½ years; in Los Angeles.

DIED. Nicholas Monsarrat, 69, English novelist who evoked his World War II adventures in the Royal Navy in several of his books, including The Cruel Sea (1951), which sold 11 million copies; of cancer; in London.

DIED. John Cardinal Wright, 70, gregarious supervisor of the Roman Catholic Church's 410,000 priests since 1969; of polymyositis; in Cambridge, Mass. As Bishop of Pittsburgh (1959-69), the Boston-born Wright was a fierce battler against racial discrimination, an opponent of the...

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