Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1980

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 14 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)

  • Feb 20 Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 29 77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

HeartWedding of Interest

May 1 Zaire President Mobutu Sese Seko (49) weds Bobi Ladawa

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • May 22 Actress Marlo Thomas & talk host Phil Donahue marry

HeartWedding of Interest

May 27 President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier (28) weds Michele Bennett in Haiti

President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 7 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 5 Actress Raquel Welch (39) weds producer André Weinfeld

Actress Raquel Welch
Actress
Raquel Welch

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 12 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann

US Senator Elizabeth Warren
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 16 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 24 Tennis star Bjorn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 13 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 6 81st Prime Minister of UK Theresa May (23) weds investment banker Philip May at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • Oct 4 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 12 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 15 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura

Actor Rod Taylor
Actor
Rod Taylor

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 31 Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds back up singer Kathy Jordan

Minister and Civil Rights Activist Al Sharpton
Minister and Civil Rights Activist
Al Sharpton

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

Novelist Norman Mailer
Novelist
Norman Mailer
  • Nov 24 Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri
  • Nov 27 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 22 Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29)


Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 8 Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after 9 years of marriage

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 31 Karolyn Englehardt divorces baseball manager Pete Rose (39) after 16 years of marriage

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Sep 5 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 6 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) divorces actress Anne Byrne (37) after 11 years of marriage

  • Oct 9 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot