Milestones: Dec. 5, 1983

MARRIED. George Abbott, 96, legendary Broadway author-director (On Your Toes); and Joy Moana Valderrama, 52, a

Philadelphia furrier; he for the third time, she for the first; in Miami Beach.

DIED. Carolyn Leigh, 57, lyricist of such spirited pop standards as Witchcraft, Hey Look Me Over, and The Best Is Yet to Come; of a heart attack; in New York City. By the age of 25 Leigh had penned more than 200 unpublished song lyrics. In 1954, after visiting her father in a hospital where he was recovering from a heart ailment, she wrote Frank Sinatra's hit Young at Heart (with Composer Johnny...

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