Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1959

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  • Monday 13
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  • Saturday 25
  • Sunday 26
  • Monday 27
  • Tuesday 28
  • Wednesday 29
  • Thursday 30

Famous Weddings

  • Apr 1st American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 3rd wife Anne Williams Rubinstein
  • Apr 10th Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda

HeartWedding of Interest

May 8th Actress Raquel Welch (18) weds high school sweetheart James Welch

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch

HeartWedding of Interest

May 12th Actress Elizabeth Taylor's (27) marries for the 4th time to entertainer Eddie Fisher (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

May 28th Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Muppeteer
Jim Henson
  • Jul 2nd Belgian Albert, Prince of Li├Ęge marries Dona Paola, Princess Ruffo di Calabria in Brussels

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18th Actress Louise Fletcher (25) weds producer Jerry Bick (36)

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 5th Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (20) weds Linda Joan Bork

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel
  • Sep 25th Cosmopolitan founder Helen Gurley Brown (37) weds theater producer David Brown (43)
  • Dec 21st Shah of Persia marries Farah Diba

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 26th NFL coach John Madden (23) weds Virginia Fields

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Famous Divorces


Broken-heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 2nd MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (28) divorces Mollye Louise after 6 years of marriage

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks