Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1960

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 22 Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Jan 31 Songwriter Adolph Green marries actress/singer Phyllis Newman in NYC

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 10 NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia

NBA Guard Jerry West
NBA Guard
Jerry West
  • May 6 English princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon) at Westminster Abbey

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 4 "Last Tango In Paris" actor Marlon Brando (36) weds Mexican-American actress Movita Castaneda (42)

  • Jun 6 Singer-actress Eartha Kitt (33) weds Bill McDonald

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 25 NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • Jul 3 Vernon Presley (father of Elvis) weds Dee Alliot

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Film director David Lean (52) weds fourth wife Leila Matkar

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Actress Gene Tierney (39) weds oil baron W. Howard Lee in Aspen, Colorado

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 16 Actress Vera Miles (30) weds actor Keith Larsen (36)

Actress Vera Miles
Actress
Vera Miles

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 23 Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 18 NBA forward Jerry Lucas (20) weds sophomore Treva Geib

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas
  • Nov 13 US Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr marries Swedish actress May Britt (divorced 1968)
  • Dec 15 King Boudouin of Belgium marries dona Fabiola de Mora y Aragon

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 22 NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton (20) weds Anna Elaine Merrell at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia

Quarterback Fran Tarkenton
Quarterback
Fran Tarkenton

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 4 Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 14 Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 6 Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 2 Actress Tammy Grimes (26) divorces actor Christopher Plummer (30) after 4 years of marriage