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(1 June 1941 - 28 February 1952) (divorced) 2 children
End of 40 at a party given by actress Constance Moore, she meets Paramount designer Oleg Cassini and spends New Year`s Eve with him
1 June 41 elopes with and marries fashion designer Oleg Cassini in Las Vegas. Her parents are against that marriage.
the Cassinis are cut off socially
November 42 the Cassinis move to a new house and make a modest living
December 42 when war breaks out, Cassini is assigned to the Coast Guard and later to the cavalry
Early 43 Cassini knocks down a photographer who dared to try to kiss her on the neck
March 43 pregnant, she`s infected with German measles by a female admirer at the Hollywood Canteen. She leaves for Fort Riley, Kansas, where her husband is stationed.
14 October 43 her daughter Daria is born prematurely in Washington. The child is retarded, lacking fluid in the inner ear and having a cataract in the corner of her left eye. She`ll never improve.
46 at composer Cole Porter`s home she meets writer Somerset Maugham a few days before she gets the part in his Laura
Spring 46 separated from her husband, she meets young politician John "Jack" F. Kennedy while filming Dragonwyck. He takes her out for dinner at the Versailles restaurant in New York; they listen to Edith Piaf.
a few months after she meets Jack, she asks Cassini for a divorce
February 48 after receiving her interlocutory decree she reconciles with Cassini and tries for a new start
49 her daughter Christina, "Tina", is born
50 goes to London for the filming of Night and the City. Clifton Webb invites her to dinner, where she`s introduced to Marlene Dietrich and Noel Coward. Afterwards she visits Paris.
September 50 seems to have an unusual pact with Oleg Cassini that defies constant rumors of a rift
December 52 while filming Way of a Goucho in Argentina, she meets famed playboys Porfirio Rubirosa and Prince Aly Salomone Khan, the ex of Rita Hayworth, at a party during the Christmas holidays
28 February 52 divorces Cassini, testifying he was more interested in his tennis game than in her
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