Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1968

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 20 Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor/director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 20 Comedian John Cleese (Monty Python) marries actress Connie Booth

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 1 Singer-songwriter and actress June Carter (38) weds singer-songwriter Johnny Cash (36) at a church in Franklin, Kentucky

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • Mar 1 Country singer June Carter Cash (38) weds music icon Johnny Cash (36) in Franklin, Kentucky
  • Apr 20 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (24) weds fellow reporter Carol Honsa

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 28 Business magnate Alan Sugar (21) weds hairdresser Ann Simons in Great Portland Street Synagogue

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar

HeartWedding of Interest

May 20 "The Who" guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend (23) weds Karen Astley in England

  • Jul 6 US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr (33) weds Brenda Halsinger

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 8 MLB baseball player Reggie Jackson (22) weds his college sweetheart Jennie Campos

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 2 Later President of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (21) weds lawyer Jose Miguel Arroyo (22)

14th President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
14th President of the Philippines
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 6 Children's author Theodor Geisel [Dr. Seuss] (64) weds Audrey Stone Dimond

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 9 Detective writer Erle Stanley Gardner (79) weds his long-time secretary Agnes Jean Bethell

Detective Writer Erle Stanley Gardner
Detective Writer
Erle Stanley Gardner
  • Aug 25 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (47) weds actor Roger Barrett (47) at the Community Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, California
  • Aug 28 1 day marriage of character Murphy Brown
  • Aug 29 Norwegian Crown Prince Harald (later Harald V) marries Sonja Haraldsen at Oslo Cathedral

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 5 Author Ken Follett (19) weds Mary Emma Ruth Elson

Author Ken Follett
Author
Ken Follett

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 30 Jazz musician Miles Davis (42) weds singer Betty Mabry (23)

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 5 "The Dirty Dozen" actor Charles Bronson (46) weds Jill Ireland

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 17 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 20 Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis on the island of Scorpios

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 26 Lawyer and politician Rudy Giuliani (24) weds second cousin Regina Peruggi (22) in a large Roman Catholic ceremony in Bedford Park, The Bronx

Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani
Mayor of New York City
Rudy Giuliani

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 31 Singer Davy Jones (22) weds actress Linda Haines

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 9 Former "Led Zepellin" lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
  • Dec 22 Julie Nixon weds Dwight David Eisenhower

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 22 Author and host Ina Garten (20) weds dean Jeffrey Garten

Host of Barefoot Contessa Ina Garten
Host of Barefoot Contessa
Ina Garten

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 8 Actor Jack Nicholson (31) divorces Sandra Knight (28) after 6 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 16 Singer/actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 22 Cynthia Lennon sues Beatle member John Lennon for divorce on grounds of adultry

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Nov 8 Cynthia Lennon is granted a divorce from Beatle member John

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 9 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (26) divorces first wife Marlynn Myers after 4 years of marriage

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Dec 18 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers