Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1957

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 10 Poet T. S. Eliot (68) marries his 2nd wife editor Esmé Valerie Fletcher (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 19 Golfer Gary Player (21) weds Bobby Verwey's sister Vivienne Verwey

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 2 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to producer Mike Todd (47)

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 9 Actor Richard Harris (26) weds socialite Elizabeth Rees (20)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 28 Jazz musician Billie Holiday (41) weds mafia enforcer Louis McKay

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

HeartWedding of Interest

May 25 NFL coach Chuck Noll (25) weds first wife Marianne Noll

NFL Head Coach Chuck Noll
NFL Head Coach
Chuck Noll
  • Jul 28 "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 3 World Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston (25) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 10 Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien (23) weds Aline Chaine (21) in Canada

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 15 Country music legend Patsy Cline (25) weds linotype operator Charles Dick (23) in Winchester, England

Country Music Singer Patsy Cline
Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 17 Italian actress Sophia Loren (22) weds Carlo Ponti

Actress Sophia Loren
Actress
Sophia Loren

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 7 Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 Country singer June Carter Cash (28) weds former football player Edwin Nix

Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 12 Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his 1st wife Jane Mitcham

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Dec 28 "Rebel Without A Cause" actress Natalie Wood (19) weds actor Robert Wagner (27) at Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Dec 29 "Steve and Eydie" singer duo Steve Lawrence (22) weds Eydie Gorme (29) at the home of Beldon Katleman in Las Vegas

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 31 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 2nd divorce from actor Michael Wilding

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 5 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and movie star Ava Gardner divorce after 6 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 7 Actress Ingrid Bergman (42) divorces Roberto Rossellini after 7 years of mariage