Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1981

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 24 Singer Davy Jones (35) weds Anita Pollinger

Singer Davy Jones
Davy Jones

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 25 Actor Bill Murray (30) weds Margaret Kelly on Super Bowl Sunday in Las Vegas

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Bill Murray

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 9 NFL coach Bill Cowher (23) weds Kaye Young

NFL Head Coach Bill Cowher
NFL Head Coach
Bill Cowher

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 11 Valerie Bertinelli marries Eddie Van Halen

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • Apr 25 Maureen Reagan (40) marries 3rd husband, Dennis Revell (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 27 Beatle Ringo Starr marries actress Barbara Bach [Goldbach]

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
Actress Barbara Bach
Barbara Bach

HeartWedding of Interest

May 8 Author John Grisham (26) weds Renee Jones

Writer John Grisham
John Grisham
  • May 16 Pretenders' Martin Chambers weds Tracy Atkinson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 14 Novelist Danielle Steel (33) weds John Traina

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 1 NFL quarterback Joe Montana (25) weds second wife Cathleen Castillo

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • Jul 27 British television: On Coronation Street, Ken Barlow marries Deirdre Langton, proving to be a national event with massive viewer numbers

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 29 His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales weds Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral, London

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 13 Television producer Lorne Michaels (36) weds model Susan Forristal

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 15 Professional boxer George Foreman (32) weds Sharon Goodson

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Oct 5 "The Hollywood Knights" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (23) weds actor Peter Horton (28) in Santa Monica

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 22 Best-selling author Michael Crichton (39) weds broadcast journalist Suzanne Childs

HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 28 Film director David Lean (73) weds fifth wife Sandra Hotz

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
  • Nov 16 Luke marries Laura on TV soap "General Hospital" (16 million watch)

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (55) weds "Sounder" actress Cicely Tyson (47) at the home of actor Bill Cosby

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis

HeartWedding of Interest

Dec 23 Astronaut Chris Hadfield (22) weds high-school girlfriend Helene Walter

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield
  • Dec 24 Guardian Angels Curtis Sliwa & Lisa Evers marry

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 10 Singer James Brown (47) divorces Deidre Jenkins after 10 years of marriage

Singer James Brown
James Brown