Famous Weddings & Divorces for Year 1953

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Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 25 of 25

Jan 15th - Cricketer Richie Benaud (22) weds Marcia Lavender at the Wesley Church in Sydney, Australia
Feb 14th - Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor/film director Robert Gist (35)
Apr 6th - MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (22) weds Mollye Louise
Apr 9th - Biologist Alexander Fleming (34) weds doctor Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas (41)
Apr 15th - Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church
May 23rd - John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City
Jun 15th - Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York
Jun 18th - Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26)
Jun 19th - Singer James Brown (20) weds Velma Warren at Trinity CME Church in Toccoa, Georgia
Jul 2nd - British writer ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") Ronald Dhal marries American actress Patricia Neal
Jul 2nd - Author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York
Author Roald DahlAuthor Roald Dahl (Jul 2nd) Jul 6th - "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City
Aug 6th - NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey
Aug 30th - Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC
Sep 3rd - Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose
Sep 8th - Actress Lana Turner (32) weds "Tarzan of the Apes" actor Lex Barker (34)
Sep 12th - American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island
Sep 24th - Singer Dick Haymes (35) weds Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth (34) at The Sands hotel-casino in Las Vegas
Sep 25th - Statesman Mikhail Gorbachev (22) weds Raisa Maximovna (21) at a Komsomol wedding ceremony
US Senator Joseph McCarthyUS Senator Joseph McCarthy (Sep 29th) Sep 29th - US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Oct 3rd - MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle
Oct 6th - MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (19) weds Barbara Lucas
Oct 26th - Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 8th - Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker (58) weds second wife Olive Palmer (51) at Park Road Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada
Dec 27th - Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

Jazz Musician Ella FitzgeraldJazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald (Aug 28th) Aug 28th - Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces bass player Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage

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