Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1976

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 11 NBA player Pete Maravich (27) weds college sweetheart Jackie Elliser in Metairie, Louisiana

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 2 Actress Gloria Swanson (76) weds writer William Dufty (60)

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 20 Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

Rocker Alice Cooper
Rocker
Alice Cooper

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 14 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

Investigative Reporter Carl Bernstein
Investigative Reporter
Carl Bernstein

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 14 Actress Doris Day (52) weds restaurateur Barry Comden

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • May 10 "KISS" former lead guitarist Ace Frehley (25) weds Janette Trerotola
  • Jun 6 Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Terry Bradshaw (27) weds ice skater Jo Jo Starbuck (25) at Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles
  • Jun 19 King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Stockholm Cathedral, Ist Swedish reigning monarch to marry since 1797
  • Jun 21 Country singer Reba McEntire (21) weds national steer wrestling champion Charlie Battles
  • Jun 25 Actor Peter Lawford (52) weds aspiring actress Deborah Gould (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 NFL running back Walter Payton (21) weds Connie Norwood in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 7 NBA guard George Gervin (24) weds Joyce King

NBA Guard George Gervin
NBA Guard
George Gervin

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Country singer Tammy Wynette (34) weds real-estate mogul Michael Tomlin

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 21 Magazine publisher Larry Flynt (33) weds Althea Leasure (23)

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 24 Pediatrician Benjamin Spock (73) weds Mary Morgan

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Pediatrician
Benjamin Spock

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 4 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49)


Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 2 Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • Mar 19 Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 1 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 6th divorce from actor Richard Burton (their 2nd divorce together)

  • Aug 24 Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (59) divorces her sixth husband, toy inventor Jack Ryan (49) after 1 year of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 31 NBA legend Larry Bird (19) divorces highschool sweetheart Janet Condra only 11 months after getting married

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 24 Singer-songwriter Donna Summer (27) divorces actor Helmuth Sommer after 5 years of marriage

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer