Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1949

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 18 South African Rev Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 28 NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
NFL Head Coach
Tom Landry

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 6 Diplomat Henry Kissinger (25) weds Ann Fleisher (23) in Washington Heights, Manhattan

Politician, statesman Henry Kissinger
Politician, statesman
Henry Kissinger

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 22 Future Portuguese President Mário Soares (24) weds actress Maria de Jesus Barroso (24) at the 3rd Conservatory of the Civil Register of Lisbon

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 11 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante

HeartWedding of Interest

May 21 Film director David Lean (41) weds actress and producer Ann Todd (40) in London

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 29 President of Egypt Anwar Sadat (30) weds human rights activist Jehan Raouf (16) in Egypt

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 11 NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (23) weds artist Jane Coupe

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 11 Actress Hattie McDaniel (54) weds interior decorator Larry Williams in Yuma, Arizona

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 12 Religious leader Jim Jones (18) weds nurse Marceline Baldwin

Founder of the Peoples Temple cult Jim Jones
Founder of the Peoples Temple cult
Jim Jones

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 30 Filmmaker Billy Wilder (43) weds former singer Audrey Young

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 13 Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Jones (30) weds "Rebecca" film producer David O. Selznick (47) in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 9 Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 11 Molecular biologist Francis Crick (33) weds artist Odile Speed (29)

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 12 Multi-Tony award-winning actress Angela Lansbury (23) weds actor and producer Peter Shaw (31) at St. Columba's Presbyterian Church of Scotland in London, England

  • Sep 15 Figure skater and actress Sonja Henie (36) weds Winthrop Gardner Jr
  • Sep 29 George Lascelles marries Maria Stein
  • Oct 1 Television host and comedian Johnny Carson (23) weds Joan Morrill Wolcott (23) at the North Platte Episcopalian Church

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 20 Constitutional lawyer Phyllis Schlafly (25) weds attorney John Fred Schlafly, Jr.

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 20 "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (48) weds socialite Sylvia Ashley (45)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 24 Linguist Noam Chomsky (21) weds Carol Doris Schatz (19)

Linguist & Author Noam Chomsky
Linguist & Author
Noam Chomsky
  • Dec 25 British born actor "Notorious" Cary Grant (45) weds actress Betsy Drake (26)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

May 31 Actress Doris Day (25) divorces saxophonist George Weidler (23) after 3 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 8 Actor Burgess Meredith (41) divorces actress Paulette Goddard (39) after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 7 Actress Janet Leigh (22) divorces Stanley Reames after 4 years of marriage

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh