Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1950

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 17 Natural history broadcaster David Attenborough (24) weds Jane Elizabeth Ebsworth Oriel

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 24 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) weds Roberto Rossellini

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 14 Baseball manager Tom Lasorda (22) weds Joan Miller

Baseball Manager Tom Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tom Lasorda

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 28 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand marries Mon Rajawongse Sirikit at Sra Pathum Palace after a quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland July 19, 1949.

King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej
King of Thailand
Bhumibol Adulyadej

HeartWedding of Interest

May 6 Elizabeth Taylor (18) marries for the 1st time to hotel heir Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (23)

HeartWedding of Interest

May 7 Actor Jack Lemmon (25) weds tv actress Cynthia Stone (24)

  • Jun 14 American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 2nd wife Kleo Apostolides

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 17 US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (24) weds Ethel Kennedy (25) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife Ethel Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife
Ethel Kennedy

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 28 Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 17 Short story writer Dorothy Parker (57) weds screenwriter Alan Campbell (46)

Short Story Writer Dorothy Parker
Short Story Writer
Dorothy Parker

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 30 First Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew (27) weds lawyer Kwa Geok Choo (29) in Singapore

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 17 Writer Jack Kerouac (28) weds Joan Haverty

Writer Jack Kerouac
Writer
Jack Kerouac

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 8 NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • Dec 25 Dick Tracy marries Tess Truehart

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 28 Author John Steinbeck (48) weds actress Elaine Anderson (36)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31 Heavyweight boxing champ Rocky Marciano (27) weds Barbara Cousins in Brockton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 1 Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) divorces dentist Petter Aron Lindström after 12 years of marriage

  • Jul 5 Actress Bette Davis (42) divorces artist William Grant Sherry after more than 4 years of marriage