Californian History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 303

  • 1979-02-03 Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players
  • 1979-09-18 Steven Lachs, appointed as California's first openly gay judge
  • 1979-11-14 California's Don Baylor, wins AL MVP
  • 1981-01-23 1st Richard Nixon museum opens (San Clemente California)
  • 1981-06-18 The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California.
  • 1981-07-01 Laurel Canyon California murders (4 die, 1 wounded)
  • 1981-10-15 Professional cheerleader Krazy George Henderson leads what is thought to be the first audience wave in Oakland, California.
  • 1982-01-01 11th Fiesta Bowl: #7 Penn State beats #8 Southern California, 26-10
  • 1982-02-19 Sharie Langford, California, sets women's bowling series record of 853

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-07-27 California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1982-08-06 California Doug DeCinces hits 3 HRs again in game (did it 5 days ago also)
  • 1982-09-11 Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
  • 1983-02-13 33rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-123 at Inglewood, California
  • 1983-05-12 Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
  • 1983-06-11 Don Genalo needs just 3 of 5 pins to win Southern California Open bowling tournament, miscalculates his score & intentionally gutters his ball
  • 1983-12-16 Riverside, California; judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital
  • 1984-01-19 California Supreme Court rejects the request of quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia's to starve herself to death in a public hospital
  • 1984-03-22 Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school. The charges are later dropped as completely unfounded.
  • 1984-07-18 21 people are killed and 19 are injured in a massacre in a McDonalds restaurant in San Ysidro, California; it ends with the shooting of its perpetrator, James Oliver Huberty
  • 1984-09-30 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
  • 1984-10-20 The Monterey Bay Aquarium opens in Monterey Bay, California.
  • 1985-08-04 California Angel Rod Carew gets his 3,000th hit
  • 1985-08-31 Night Stalker suspect that terrorized California captured in East Los Angeles
  • 1985-11-06 Space shuttle Challenger lands at Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • 1985-12-11 Computer store owner in Sacramento California killed by package bomb

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1986-04-08 Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel California, Make his day

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • 1986-05-25 Hands Across America - 6.5 million people hold hands from California to NY
  • 1986-12-14 Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan & Jeana Yeager, took off from Edwards AFB, California on 1st non-stop, non-refueled flight around world
  • 1987-01-06 Astronomers at University of California see 1st sight of birth of a galaxy
  • 1987-04-19 Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve
  • 1987-12-07 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988-09-25 Pope John Paul II beatifies Friar Junípero Serra (founder of 1st Californian missions)

Missionary Junípero Serra
Missionary
Junípero Serra
264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1988-10-30 2 gambling clubs & 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
  • 1988-12-06 STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission
  • 1989-01-17 Gunman opens fire in California schoolyard; 5 students slain, 30 wounded
  • 1989-02-26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
  • 1989-03-18 California Quake amusement ride opens at Universal Studios
  • 1990-02-07 Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24
  • 1990-05-24 A car carrying American Earth First! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney explodes in Oakland, California, critically injuring both.
  • 1991-06-26 Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss

Film release premierFilm Premier

1991-07-01 "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong premieres at Century City, California

Actor, Body Builder & Politician Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor, Body Builder & Politician
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 1991-09-22 California University makes Dead Sea Scrolls public

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991-10-21 Former California Governor Jerry Brown announces his run for the US Presidency

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • 1992-02-07 Shannon LA Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
  • 1992-04-12 Lynn Gunther of California threatens to blow herself up in front of UN
  • 1992-04-21 Robert Alton Harris is put to death in the California Gas Chamber for 3 murders.
  • 1992-04-22 6.0 earthquake in California
  • 1992-04-22 Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists
  • 1992-05-01 Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior
  • 1992-06-28 2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
  • 1993-08-28 Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
  • 1993-11-20 Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
  • 1994-01-25 US space probe Clementine launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
  • 1994-01-28 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose California, 1 dead

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994-04-27 Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • 1994-08-16 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • 1994-12-06 Orange County California files for bankruptcy
  • 1995-07-20 The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.
  • 1995-09-02 Southern California begins using new area code 562

MurderMurder of Interest

1995-10-03 OJ Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson

Film release premierFilm Premier

1996-06-25 "Independence Day" directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum premieres in Westwood, California

Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith
  • 1996-12-18 The Oakland, California school board passes a resolution officially declaring "Ebonics" a language or dialect.
  • 1997-11-03 California law ends affirmative action
  • 1998-01-01 All California bars, clubs & card rooms must be smoke-free

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1998-05-04 A federal judge in Sacramento, California, gives "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty.

Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Serial Murderer and Domestic Terrorist
Ted Kaczynski
  • 1999-03-20 Legoland California, the first and only Legoland outside of Europe, opens in Carlsbad, California.
  • 2000-01-31 Alaska Airlines flight 261 MD-83, experiencing horizontal stabilizer problems, crashes in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Point Mugu, California, killing all 88 persons aboard.

Sport awardGolf Major

2000-06-18 100th US Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 272 at Pebble Beach, California

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2001-02-20 The United States Supreme Court declines to consider an appeal by five major oil companies against Unocal's patent on production of cleaner "reformulated" gasoline sold in California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2001-12-12 Winona Ryder is arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Winona Ryder
Actress
Winona Ryder
  • 2002-02-02 52nd NHL All-Star Game: World beats North America 8-5 at Los Angeles, California
  • 2002-12-18 2003 California recall: Then Governor of California Gray Davis announces that the state would face a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2003-05-01 2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California.

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2003-10-07 American gubernatorial recall election is held in California. Governor Gray Davis is recalled and Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes governor.
  • 2003-10-26 The Cedar Fire, the second-largest fire in California history, kills 15 people, consumes 250,000 acres (1,000 km²), and destroys 2,200 homes around San Diego.
  • 2003-12-22 A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits near San Simeon, California.
  • 2004-02-12 The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.
  • 2005-01-10 A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.
  • 2005-01-26 Glendale train crash: Two trains derail killing 11 and injuring 200 in Glendale, California, near Los Angeles.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005-06-13 A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch.

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 2005-12-03 XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.
  • 2007-06-24 The Angora Fire starts near South Lake Tahoe, California destroying 200+ structures in its first 48 hours.
  • 2008-05-15 California becomes the second U.S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
  • 2008-06-17 First day of legal same-sex marriage in California
  • 2010-08-04 California's Proposition 8, the ballot initiative prohibiting same-sex marriage passed by the state's voters in 2008, was overturned by Judge Vaughn Walker in the case Perry v. Schwarzenegger.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011-06-22 After hiding for 16 years, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger is arrested outside an apartment in Santa Monica, California

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Gangster
Whitey Bulger
  • 2012-04-26 Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California
  • 2012-08-24 A US jury in California finds that Samsung is guilty of patent infringement and awards over US$1 billion in damages to Apple
  • 2012-10-01 California becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors
  • 2012-10-24 3 people are shot dead and two critically wounded after being shot by an unknown gunman in Downey, California
  • 2012-11-06 5 people are shot at a poultry processing plant in Fresno, California
  • 2013-02-04 8 people are killed and 30 are injured after a bus collides with two vehicles and flips in Yucaipa, California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-04-14 Comedian Kevin Hart is arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in California

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 2013-05-05 5 people are killed after a limousine catches fire in Hayward, California
  • 2014-05-03 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboad California Chrome wins in 2:03.66
  • 2014-05-17 139th Preakness: Victor Ezpinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 1:54.84

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-03-05 Harrison Ford crash-lands his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California

  • 2015-09-13 Governor of California Jerry Brown declares a State of Emergency after wildfires devastate Lake and Napa counties
  • 2015-10-05 Governor Jerry Brown of California signs a bill giving terminally ill patients the "right to die"
  • 2015-10-19 US scientists from University of California find evidence life on earth may have begun 4.1 billion years ago, 300 million earlier than previously thought

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,620

  • 1923-01-22 Leslie Bassett, classical composer (Variations for Orchestra - Pulitzer Prize 1966), born in Hanford, California (d. 2016)
  • 1923-04-09 Dann Cahn, film editor (I Love Lucy, Beverly Hillbillies), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1923-08-10 Rhonda Fleming, [Marilyn Louis], actress (Spellbound), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1923-09-03 Terry Wilson, California, actor (Bill-Wagon Train)
  • 1923-09-09 Cliff Robertson, La Jolla, California, American actor (Charly) and spokesman for AT&T
  • 1923-10-27 Ned Wertimer, actor (The Jeffersons), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • 1923-11-28 Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1981)
  • 1923-12-04 Charles Keating, district attorney (Los Angeles California)
  • 1924-01-17 Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)
  • 1924-03-08 Sean McClory, actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1924-03-22 Paul Fussell, Pasadena, California, historian (The Great War and Modern Memory), (d. 2012)
  • 1924-03-31 Leo Buscaglia, "Dr Hug", psycholigist (Love), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1924-05-03 Mary Carver, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1924-07-29 Robert Horton, actor (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1924-08-22 James Kirkwood, actor/writer (Hired Wife), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1924-08-28 Peggy Ryan, actress (Jenny-Hawaii Five-0), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1924-10-14 Robert Webber, Santa Ana California, actor (79 Park Avenue)
  • 1924-10-18 Allyn Ferguson, orchestra leader (Andy Williams Show), born in San Jose, California
  • 1924-11-16 Mel Patton, American sprinter & Olympic champion, born in Los Angeles, California, (d. 2014)
  • 1925-01-12 Bill Burrud, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1925-01-15 Ruth Slenczynska, pianist, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1925-01-23 Marty Paich, orchestra leader (Sonny & Cher, Glenn Campbell), born in Oakland, California
  • 1925-01-24 William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
  • 1925-02-21 Sam Peckinpah, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs), born in Fresno, California
  • 1925-03-13 Bertha Tickey, Dinuba California, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1973)
  • 1925-04-30 Johnny Horton, country music and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1960)
  • 1925-05-25 Jeanne Crain, Barstow California, actress (Man Without a Star)
  • 1925-07-01 Farley Granger, actor (Arnold, Rope, Deathmask), born in San Jose, California
  • 1925-07-06 Merv Griffin, San Mateo California, TV host (Merv Griffin Show)
  • 1925-07-23 Gloria DeHaven, musical actress (Step Lively), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1925-07-25 Jerry Paris, director/actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1925-08-15 Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], actor (Mannix), born in Fresno, California
  • 1925-09-12 Dickie Moore, actor (Expert, Oliver Twist, Little Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1925-10-27 Jane Connell, actress (Jane-Stanley, Bridget-Dumpling), born in Oakland, California
  • 1925-10-27 Mary Kay Steans, actress (Mary Kay & Johnny), born in Glendale, California
  • 1925-10-29 Zoot Sims, Inglewood California, jazz saxophonist
  • 1926-02-01 Stuart Whitman, actor (Capt Apache, Ransom, Cimarron Strip), born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1926-03-01 Pete Rozelle [Alvin Rozelle], American NFL commissioner (1960-89), born in South Gate, California (d. 1996)

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle
  • 1926-03-21 Virginia Weidler, actress (Babes on Broadway), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1926-04-02 Elena Verdugo, actress (Consuelo-Marcus Welby MD), born in Hollywood, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1926-06-01 Marilyn Monroe [Norma Jean Mortenson], American actress (Some Like It Hot), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1962)

  • 1926-06-04 Nan Leslie, actress (Kings Row, Californians), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-08-02 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)
  • 1926-08-07 Stan Freberg, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-08-12 John Derek, actor/director (10, Annapolis Story), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-09-26 Julie London, Santa Rosa California, actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency)
  • 1926-10-06 Alan Copeland, orchestra leader/singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-10-07 Diana Lynn, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1926-10-17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz California, actress (My 3 Sons)
  • 1926-10-31 Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1926-11-11 Richard Tufeld, voice actor (Lost in Space), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • 1926-11-23 Don Gordon, actor (Prentiss-Lucan), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1927-01-01 Barbara Baxley, actress (Norma Rae, Countdown), born in Stockton, California
  • 1927-02-25 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1993)
  • 1927-04-13 Mari Blanchard, actress (Kathy-Klondike), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1927-06-28 Frank Rowland, Newport Beach, California, Nobel laureate in chemistry, (d. 2012)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1927-07-06 Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress (Psycho), born in Merced, California (d. 2004)

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • 1927-07-27 Guy Carawan, folk singer and folklorist (popularized "We shall Overcome"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1927-09-29 Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)
  • 1928-02-08 Jack Larson, playwright and actor (Jimmy Olsen-Superman), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1928-04-08 John Gavin, actor (Back Street, Psycho, Murder for Sale), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1928-04-23 Shirley Temple, American actress, famous as a child star in the 1930s (Bright Eyes, Heidi) and diplomat, born in Santa Monica, California

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple
Actress and Diplomat
Shirley Temple
  • 1928-04-29 Big Jay McNeely, R&B saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1928-05-03 Jeanne Bal, actress (Pat-Love & Marriage), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1928-05-09 Richard A "Pancho" Gonzalez, tennis star (US 1948-49), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1928-06-05 Robert Lansing, SD California, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)
  • 1928-06-20 Eric Dolphy, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1964)
  • 1928-07-07 Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California
  • 1928-07-23 Leon Fleisher, pianist/conductor (Annapolis Symph 1973-77), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1928-08-06 Janice-Lee York Romary, California, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)
  • 1928-11-14 Kathleen Hughes, actress (It Came From Outer Space), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1929-02-03 Russell Arms, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1929-02-22 Marni Nixon, singer (for Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood & Deborah Kerr), born in Altadena, California (d. 2016)
  • 1929-07-31 Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1929-10-04 Scotty Beckett, actor (Listen Darling, Battleground), born in Oakland, California
  • 1929-11-26 Betta St John, Hawthorne California, actress (Corridors of Blood)
  • 1930-01-17 Eddie LeBaron, American football player, born in San Rafael, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-01-30 Gene Hackman, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, The French Connection), born in San Bernardino California

  • 1930-01-31 Lynn Carlin, actress (Joan Hunter-James at 15), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1930-04-11 Carl Franklin, Richmond California, actor (Fantastic Journey)
  • 1930-04-14 Bradford Dillman, actor (Piranha, Sudden Impact, Enforcer), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1930-04-19 Dick Sargent [Richard Stanford Cox ], American actor (Bewitched), born in Carmel, California (d. 1994)
  • 1930-04-24 Conn Findlay, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76), born in Stockton, California
  • 1930-05-12 Pat McCormick-Keller, diver (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Lakewood, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-05-31 Clint Eastwood, actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • 1930-06-27 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, weightlifter (Olympic gold 52, 60), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2016)
  • 1930-07-21 Gene Alec Littler, PGA golfer (1961 US Open), born in San Diego, California
  • 1930-08-08 Jerry Tarkanian, basketball coach (California State, UNLV, 625-122)
  • 1930-08-16 Frank Gifford, American NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster, born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 1930-08-16 Robert Culp, Berkley California, actor (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
  • 1930-09-24 John Watts Young, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1930-09-29 Billy Strange [William], singer-songwriter (A Little Less Conversation), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2012)
  • 1930-10-30 Marilyn Alex, actress (Molly-Young & Restless), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1930-11-08 Bob Harris, actor (Jim-Troubleshooters), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1930-11-17 Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) and congressman, born in Tulare, California (d. 2006)
  • 1930-11-30 William H Dana, test pilot (X-15), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1930-12-22 Larry Stevenson [Richard], skateboard innovator (kicktail), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2012)
  • 1931-01-05 Robert Duvall, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1931-02-18 Bob St. Clair "The Geek", American football player, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1931-03-06 John Smith, actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Weddings

Weddings 201 - 293 of 293

  • 2011-01-30 "Chuck" actress Sarah Lancaster (30) weds attorney Matthew Jacobs in Southern California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-03-26 Oscar winning actress Reese Witherspoon (36) weds talent agent Jim Toth (34) at Libbey Ranch in Ojai, California

  • 2011-04-02 Former Alias star Michael Vartan (42) weds Lauren Skaar at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California
  • 2011-04-22 American actor Eddie Cibrian (37) weds American country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (28) at a private home in California
  • 2011-05-12 Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge (25) weds Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill (29) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • 2011-05-15 Actress Tamera Mowry (32) weds Fox News Correspondent Adam Housley (39) at Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa, California
  • 2011-05-21 TV actress Sara Rue (33) weds Kevin Price (35) at Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-08-20 Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (30) weds basketball player Kris Humphries (26) at a private estate in Montecito, California

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
  • 2011-09-17 Actor and film producer David Clayton Rogers (34) weds actress Sally Pressman (31) at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2011-09-24 Model and actress Molly Sims (38) weds film producer Scott Stuber at Frank Caferatta Vineyards in Napa, California
  • 2011-10-01 Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-10-02 Canadian stand-up comedian and actor Seth Rogen (30) weds screenwriter Lauren Miller at Kunde Family Estate in Sonoma, California

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • 2011-10-16 Actress, screenwriter and model Nikki Reed (24) weds singer-songwriter Paul McDonald (27) at a private ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2011-10-22 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams
  • 2011-12-17 Backstreet Boys member A. J. McLean (34) weds model Rochelle Karidis (30) in an outdoor wedding at Beverly Hills, California
  • 2011-12-31 "American Idol" alum and rocker James Durbin (22) weds Heidi Lowe at the edge of a redwood and oak forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California
  • 2012-04-08 American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewerly designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California
  • 2012-05-10 Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-05-19 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-06-02 Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

  • 2012-06-16 "Superbad" actress Aviva Farber (27) weds actor Ken Baumann (22) in Malibu, California
  • 2012-06-16 "Think Like a Man" and "Jumping the Broom" actress Meagan Good (30) weds Columbia Pictures VP DeVon Franklin (33) in Malibu, California
  • 2012-07-21 2010 American Idol winner Lee DeWyze (26) weds model-actress Jonna Walsh at Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California
  • 2012-07-28 "Franklin & Bash" actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar (38) weds advertising executive Catriona McGinn at the Sunstone winery in Santa Ynez, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-08-04 Actress Natalie Portman (31) weds ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied (35) in Big Sur, California

  • 2012-08-18 "Melrose Place" actor Grant Show (50) weds "The Campaign" actress and former ballet dancer Katherine LaNasa (45) at The Oak Grove at Ribbit Tree & Plant Nursery in Topanga, California
  • 2012-08-26 "The Campaign" actress Kate Lang Johnson (28) weds musician Justin Miner at La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes, California
  • 2012-09-08 "How I Met Your Mother" actress Cobie Smulders (30) weds "Saturday Night Live" actor Taran Killam (30) at the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California
  • 2012-09-24 "Sugar Ray" singer Mark McGrath (44) weds longtime love Carin Kingsland (39) at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-09-29 Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) in Big Sur, California

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway

HeartWedding of Interest

2012-09-29 Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress & Singer Holly Valance
Actress & Singer
Holly Valance
  • 2012-10-12 Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham (50) weds fitness model Audrey Murdick (32) at the Sunstone Vineyards in Santa Ynez, California
  • 2012-10-13 "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (41) weds Angela Unkrich (31) in California
  • 2012-10-20 "Clueless" actress Elisa Donovan (41) weds Charlie Bigelow (36) on a outdoor ceremony on the Vineyard Lawn at The Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, California
  • 2012-10-30 Actress Evan Rachel Wood (25) weds "Billy Elliott" actor Jamie Bell (26) in California
  • 2012-11-09 Tennis player James Blake (32) weds publicist Emily Snider (37) Del Mar, California
  • 2012-12-01 Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (32) weds Lauren Anne Birchfield (28) at the Community Church in Corona del Mar, California
  • 2012-12-01 "The Bachelorette" reality star Ashley Hebert weds J.P. Rosenbaum at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California
  • 2012-12-15 "Scrubs" actor Donald Faison (38) weds CaCee Cobb (35) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2012-12-29 "The Glades" actress Kiele Sanchez (36) weds "Friday Night Lights" actor Zach Gilford (31) in Napa Valley, California
  • 2013-01-19 "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-03-24 Motorcycle mogul Jesse James (43) weds drag racer Alexis DeJoria in Malibu, California

Outlaw Jesse James
Outlaw
Jesse James
  • 2013-03-30 ER actor Mekhi Phifer (38) weds long time girlfriend Reshelet Barnes at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2013-04-24 Actress and director Melissa Gilbert (48) weds actor Timothy Busfield (55) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2013-05-26 "Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul (33) weds Lauren Parsekian at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California
  • 2013-06-01 Napster founder Sean Parker (33) weds singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas at the Ventana Inn in Big Sur, California
  • 2013-06-07 "Client List" actress Alicia Lagano (34) weds manager Hector Rendon at the Malibu Lake Mountain Club in Agoura Hills, California
  • 2013-06-13 Model and actress Joanna Krupa (34) weds businessman Romain Zago in Southern California
  • 2013-06-14 90210 actor Matt Lanter (30) weds longtime girlfriend Angela Stacy at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-06-22 Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California

Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation Mellody Hobson
Chairman of Dreamworks Animation
Mellody Hobson
  • 2013-06-22 Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland (45) weds photographer Jamie Wachtel in Los Angeles, California
  • 2013-07-02 Actor John Barrowman (46) weds longtime boyfriend Scott Gill in California
  • 2013-07-13 TV host Jimmy Kimmel (45) weds co-head writer Molly McNearney in Ojai, California
  • 2013-07-26 Goo Goo Dolls frontman John Rzeznik (47) weds Melina Gallo at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-08-18 Actress Rosanna Arquette (54) weds investment banker Todd Morgan at a private ceremony in Malibu, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2013-09-14 NBA player LeBron James (28) weds longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson at the Capella Chapel in San Diego, California

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • 2013-09-21 Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California
  • 2013-09-29 Actor and musician Jackson Rathbone (28) weds burlesque dancer Sheila Hafsadi in Malibu, California
  • 2013-10-12 "Charmed" tv actress Rose McGowan (40) weds artist Davey Detail at the Paramour Mansion in Los Angeles, California
  • 2013-10-12 Former Guns N' Roses Matt Sorum (52) weds singer and dancer Adriane Harper in Palm Springs, California
  • 2013-10-12 Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis (53) weds paralegal Johnny Chaillot in Malibu, California
  • 2013-10-16 Actress and singer Kristen Bell (30) weds actor Dax Shepard (38) at the Beverly Hills County Clerk's Office in California
  • 2013-12-22 Actress Lacey Chabert (31) weds longtime boyfriend David Nehdar in Los Angeles, California
  • 2013-12-31 "The Big Bang Theory" actress Kaley Cuoco (28) weds professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting (26) at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California
  • 2013-12-31 Actress-comedian Lily Tomlin (74) weds screenwriter Jane Wagner (78) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-01-26 "The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe (30) weds graphic designer Catherine Giudici (27) at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-03 Who's the Boss actor Danny Pintauro (38) weds partner Wil Tabares in Dana Point, California
  • 2014-04-04 TV personality Taylor Armstrong (42) weds attorney John Bluher at the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 2014-04-11 Actor and painter Titus Welliver (53) weds former model Jose Stemkens at Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas, California
  • 2014-04-12 Actress Ginnifer Goodwin (35) weds actor Josh Dallas (32) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-04-12 Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter (34) weds long term girlfriend Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-19 Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor Joe Lo Truglio (43) weds Beth Dover in in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-04-26 Actor Brian Baumgartner (41) weds Celeste Ackelson in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-05-25 Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California
  • 2014-05-31 Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge (53) weds tv actress Linda Wallem (53) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California
  • 2014-07-27 Actress and model Scheana Marie (29) weds longtime boyfriend Michael Shay at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, California
  • 2014-09-06 Actress Katie Leclerc (27) weds long-time boyfriend Brian Stuart Habecost in Palm Springs, California
  • 2014-09-08 Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French at a private ceremony in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014-09-13 Paper Crown fashion designer Lauren Conrad (28) weds musician William Tell (34) in California
  • 2014-12-05 Actress and model Amber Stevens (28) weds "The Walking Dead" actor Andrew J. West (28) in Los Angeles, California
  • 2014-12-31 Olympic gold medalist soccer player Alex Morgan (25) weds Houston Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco (26) in Santa Barbara, California

HeartWedding of Interest

2015-01-05 Actress Cameron Diaz (42) weds Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden (35) in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Cameron Diaz
Actress
Cameron Diaz
  • 2015-02-04 Actress Riley Keough (25) weds stuntman Ben-Smith Petersen in Napa, California
  • 2015-04-12 Fashion designer Tina Knowles (61) weds actor Richard Lawson (68) in Newport Beach, California
  • 2015-04-25 Heart's lead singer Ann Wilson (64) weds multi-generational community developer Dean Wetter in her manager's California backyard
  • 2015-04-26 "The Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder (36) weds Twilight actress Nikki Reed (26) in Malibu, California
  • 2015-05-02 Actress and singer Amy Adams (40) weds longtime love Darren Le Gallo in California
  • 2015-05-16 Glee singer/actress Heather Morris (28) weds high school sweetheart Taylor Hubbell at Old Canyon Ranch in Topanga, California
  • 2015-05-30 Actor Eric Balfour (38) weds fashion designer Erin Chiamulon (31) in Pacific Palisades, California
  • 2015-07-11 Actress Jennie Garth (43) weds actor David Abrams in Los Olivos, California
  • 2015-09-05 Actress Erika Christensen (33) weds cyclist Cole Maness in Palm Springs, California
  • 2015-11-07 TV personality and fashion designer Whitney Port weds boyfriend Tim Rosenman in Palm Springs, California
  • 2016-02-14 Model and actress Liberty Ross (37) weds producer Jimmy Iovine (62) in Malibu, California

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