Milestones: Feb. 6, 1984

SEPARATED. Chris Evert Lloyd, 29, tennis champion (three times at Wimbledon, six at the U.S. Open); and John Lloyd, 29, one-time member of Britain's Davis Cup team; after nearly five years of marriage, no children. Explained Chris: "We need time to be by ourselves."

AILING. Michael Jackson, 25, top pop-record and video performer (Thriller); from second degree scalp and back burns after an exploding smokebomb canister ignited his hair during the filming of a Pepsi-Cola commercial. A Los Angeles doctor who treated the singer said that he might need reconstructive surgery.

DIED. Edward...

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