Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1955

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Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 15th Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 17th Murderer Charles Manson (20) weds waitress Rosalie Jean Willis (17)

Murderer Charles Manson
Murderer
Charles Manson

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 16th Playwright Brendan Behan (32) weds Beatrice Salkeld at Donnybrook Church in Dublin, Ireland

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 17th Novelist J. D. Salinger (36) weds Claire Douglas

Novelist J. D. Salinger
Novelist
J. D. Salinger
  • Mar 17th Erotic writer Ana├»s Nin marries actor Rupert Pole at Quartzsite, Arizona, while still married to her first husband

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 5th Musician Ray Charles (24) weds Della Beatrice Howard

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 18th Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Jun 26th Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade
  • Jul 2nd Desmond Tutu marries Leah Nomalizo Shinxani

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 2nd NFL placekicker Pat Summerall (25) weds Kathy Jacobs

CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11th "Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (54) weds former fashion model and actress Kay Spreckles

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 29th Mexican artist Diego Rivera (68) marries 4th wife art dealer Emma Hurtado

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 25th "Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)

  • Aug 29th "Untamed Youth" actress Mamie Van Doren (24) weds trumpeter and actor Ray Anthony (33)
  • Sep 18th Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 18th Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

Argentine Revolutionary Che Guevara
Argentine Revolutionary
Che Guevara
  • Oct 2nd Actress Joyce Randolph marries publisher Richard Charles

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 23rd Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning

Physicist William Shockley
Physicist
William Shockley

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 17th Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (47) weds Cecilia Suyat

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
First Black Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31st Actor Gregory Peck (39) weds philanthropist Veronique Passani (23)


Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 9th Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (22) divorces socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann after more than a year of marriage

Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 30th Actor Gregory Peck (39) divorces real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (44) after 13 years of marriage