November 01, 1999 12:00 PM

Week of November 1-7, 1974

Richard Burton, 48, told PEOPLE of his engagement to his new Liz—Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia, 38. The couple soon split, and he remarried Elizabeth Taylor, but they divorced again in 1976. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1984.

New Career Launch

John Glenn, 53, is elected U.S. Senator from Ohio on Nov. 6. Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, in 1962, returned to space as the nation’s oldest astronaut last year. He retired from the Senate, after 24 years there, in January.

Cy of Relief

Los Angeles Dodger reliever Mike Marshall, 31, received the National League’s Cy Young Award on Nov. 6. He retired in 1981.

A Ford in TV’s Future

Glenn Ford and Julie Harris star Nov. 4 in The Greatest Gift, the pilot for NBC’s The Family Holvak. Ford, now 83, lives in California. Harris, 74, is set for a Broadway play in December.

Under the Influence

Joan Kennedy, 38, pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in Fairfax, Va., on Nov. 6. She and Sen. Edward Kennedy divorced in 1982.


So Far topped the charts this week for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. The group soon disbanded but plans to reunite in 2000 for a tour called CSN&Y2K.

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