Passages

updated 09/06/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/06/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Pioneer journalist Robert C. Maynard, 56, who in 1983 became the first African-American to own a major daily newspaper, The Oakland Tribune, died of prostate cancer on Aug. 17 at his home in Oakland. Calif. Maynard left the paper last year....

Daytime and nighttime soap star Tom Fuccello, 56, who played Paul Kendall on One Life to Live and Sen. Dave Culver on Dallas, died of AIDS Aug. 16 at a convalescent hospital in Van Nuys, Calif.

Honky-tonker Buck Owens, 64, is recovering after removal of a small throat tumor on Aug. 17 at the Stanford Medical Center in Stanford, Calif. Owens starred in TV's Hee Haw from 1969 to 1986 and recently sang harmony with Dwight Yoakam on the single "The Streets of Bakersfield"....

Nobel Laureate Mother Teresa, 83, in New Delhi to receive a humanitarian award, was hospitalized with malaria on Aug. 20. Her condition is improving.

Clinton campaign adviser James Carville, 48, and Man Matalin, 40, who directed George Bush's campaign, announced their engagement Aug. 23. A Thanksgiving Day wedding in New Orleans is planned for the never-wed Carville and once-married Matalin....

Director Spike Lee, 35, reportedly will do the right thing by marrying attorney Tonya Lewis, in her 20s. on Oct. 2 in New York City.

Shari Headier, 29, who plays Mimi on All My Children and was the princess after Eddie Murphy's heart in 1988's Coming to America, married her real-life prince Christopher Martin, 30, better known as Play of the rap-and-film duo Kid 'N Play, on Aug. 14 on Fire Island, N.Y.

Rodney King, 28, whose 1991 beating by L.A. policemen led to riots one year later, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor drunk driving after he crashed his wife's Chevy Blazer into a wall on Aug. 21 in Los Angeles. The former construction worker's blood alcohol level was more than twice California's legal limit of 0.08. He was ordered into a live-in alcohol treatment program....

"Rocky Mountain High" singer John Denver, 49, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence near his Aspen, Colo., home on Aug. 21. He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 28.

Dana Carvey, 38, took a break from the schwinging set of Wayne's World 2 to be with his wife, Paula, 32, for the birth of their second son, Thomas, on Aug. 18 in L.A....

Country chart-topper Alan Jackson, 34, and wife Denise, 33, welcomed their latest hit, daughter Alexandra Jane (7 lbs. 3 oz.), on Aug. 23 in Nashville....

Andrew Lloyd Webber, 45, and his wife, equestrian Madeleine Gurdon, 30, greeted another aspect of their love, second son Richard William (8 lbs. 3 oz.), born Aug. 24 in London.

Marlon Brando, 69, who had agreed to appear in a musical version of Treasure Island, filed suit on Aug. 17 in Los Angeles against producer Elliott Kastner and distributor Cinema International Corp., claiming their $1 million check bounced....

Robin Leach. 51, host of TV's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, filed a $60 million suit on Aug. 19 in Los Angeles against the tabloid The Globe. Leach charged the paper with invading his privacy by publishing three private photographs in the May 11 issue and referring to him as "randy" and having "raunchy romps with two blond bombshells." Leach was a Globe columnist from 1981 to 1984.

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