Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1947

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 1 Rocket engineer Werner von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany

Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Werner von Braun

HeartWedding of Interest

May 17 NBA center George Mikan (22) weds college sweetheart Patricia Lu Daveny

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 7 US Senator Edward W Brooke (27) weds first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Sep 27 Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 20 Future British Queen Princess Elizabeth II (21) weds Lt Philip Mountbatten (26) in Westminster Abbey, London

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Dec 5 "Spider-Man" creator Stan Lee (24) weds Joan Clayton Boocock

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 10 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (30) weds bass player Ray Brown (21)

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 21 Actress Estelle Getty (24) weds Arthur Gettleman

Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 26 President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 1 Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith