Famous Weddings & Divorces on December 29

Famous Weddings

  • 1876 Frederic A Bartholdi (Statue of Liberty sculptor) weds Jeanne-Emilie

HeartWedding of Interest

1954 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (24) weds Joan Archer

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
  • 1957 "Steve and Eydie" singer duo Steve Lawrence (22) weds Eydie Gorme (29) at the home of Beldon Katleman in Las Vegas

HeartWedding of Interest

1984 MLB player Paul O'Neill (21) weds his childhood sweetheart Nevalee Davis in Columbus, Ohio

MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill

HeartWedding of Interest

1984 MLB player Mark McGwire (21) weds Kathlene Hughes

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
  • 1990 Olympic gymnist Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley
  • 1994 Billionaire J. Paul Getty Jr marries Victoria Holdsworth on Barbados

HeartWedding of Interest

1997 Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia

  • 2004 "The X-Files" actress Gillian Anderson (36) weds former journalist and documentary filmmaker Julian Ozanne (42) on Shella island in Lamu, Kenya
  • 2005 "One Life To Live" actress Bree Williamson (26) weds surfer Josh Evans near the Flor Blanca Resort in Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • 2006 Comedian Jay Mohr (36) weds "Las Vegas" actress Nikki Cox (28) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California
  • 2012 "The Glades" actress Kiele Sanchez (36) weds "Friday Night Lights" actor Zach Gilford (31) in Napa Valley, California

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2003 Retired NFL quarterback John Elway (43) divorces first wife Janet Buchan after 18 years of marriage

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • 2006 One Tree Hill actress Sophia Bush (24) divorces actor Chad Michael Murray (25) for the reason of fraud after 5 months of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

2006 NBA basketball star Michael Jordan (43) divorces Juanita Vanoy (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 17 years of marriage

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan