Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1973

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 8 Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Jan 21 Actress Jane Fonda weds activist Tom Hayden
  • Apr 18 American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby

HeartWedding of Interest

May 26 Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada
Brian Mulroney

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 16 Talk show host Jerry Springer (29) weds Micki Velton

Talk Show Host Jerry Springer
Talk Show Host
Jerry Springer

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 30 Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark (34) weds lawyer Maureen McTeer (21)

16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark
16th Prime Minister of Canada
Joe Clark
  • Jul 4 British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England
  • Jul 6 "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)
  • Jul 28 "Charlie's Angels" actress Farah Fawcett (26) weds "The Six Million Dollar Man" actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 28 Actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds film and voice actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 9 Actor Anthony Perkins (41) weds photographer Berinthia Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

  • Aug 19 Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 8 Ice hockey star Bobby Orr (25) weds speech therapist Peggy Wood at a secret ceremony in Ontario, Canada

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Sep 17 "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds Mary Carlson

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 22 Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (50) weds Jean Forsyth Clyde

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 20 Canadian actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Marcy Lafferty

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 25 American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon (46) weds actress Marsha Mason (31)

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 10 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 12 MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (39) weds Billye Aaron

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Nov 14 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips at Westminster Abbey
  • Nov 30 Sci-fi author Issac Asimov (53) weds second wife psychoanalyst and Sci-fi author Janet Jeppson (47)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 1 NFL running back Gale Sayers (30) weds second wife Ardythe Bullard

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 4 NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle (47) weds activist Carrie Cooke

NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
NFL Commissioner
Pete Rozelle

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 31 MLB executive Tony La Russa (29) weds Elaine Coker

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa

Famous Divorces

  • Oct 9 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 16 Sci-fi author Isaac Asimov (53) divorces Gertrude Blugerman after 31 years of marriage

Author, Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author, Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov