Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1958

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 1 Sammy Davis Jr marries Loray White

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 14 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 29 Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 15 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan Crawford in California

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully
  • Mar 27 Latin American and magic realism leading novelist and short story writer "One Hundred years of Solitude" Gabriel Garc

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 27 Writer Gabriel García Márquez (31) weds Mercedes Barcha

Colombian Writer Gabriel García Márquez
Colombian Writer
Gabriel García Márquez

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 14 Film director Stanley Kubrick (29) weds actress Christiane Harlan (25)

Film Director Stanley Kubrick
Film Director
Stanley Kubrick
  • May 7 "The Mark of Zorro" actor Tyrone Power (44) weds Debbie Ann Minardos

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Blues musician B.B. King (32) weds his second wife Sue Hall

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 14 Nelson Mandela weds Winnie Madikizela

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 22 NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 19 NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds first wife Dorothy Bartish

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 9 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 15 Singer Buddy Holly weds receptionist Maria Santiago

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Singer-songwriter
Buddy Holly

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 22 Film director Sydney Pollack (24) weds actress Claire Bradley Griswold (22)

Film Director, Producer and Actor Sydney Pollack
Film Director, Producer and Actor
Sydney Pollack

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Model Bettie Page (35) weds Armond Walterson in Florida

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 21 Actress Ingrid Bergman (43) weds producer Lars Schmidt


Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 11 Actress Agnes Moorehead (57) divorces actor/film director Robert Gist (40) after 5 years of marriage