Milestones

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TIME

DIED

Roland Petit, 87, French choreographer of 150 ballets over 50 years; he also worked on the films Hans Christian Andersen and Anything Goes.

FLOWN

Ten million miles on United Airlines, by consultant Tom Stuker; he has taken nearly 6,000 flights, 200 of which were round-trips between L.A. and Australia.

DIED

Sherwood Schwartz, 94, creator of Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch; he began his six-decade career in Hollywood as a writer for Bob Hope’s radio show.

HIRED

Elizabeth Smart, by ABC, as an expert commentator on abductions and missing persons; Smart, 23, was kidnapped at age 14 and held captive for nine months.

STRIPPED

Adolf Hitler, of honorary citizenship, by Braunau, Austria; Hitler’s birthplace, Ranshofen (later incorporated into Braunau), made him an honorary citizen during the Nazi era.

ROBBED

A train near Marseilles, by 20 masked youths; the bandits stopped a passenger train with a blockade, then robbed a freight train that was following it.

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