Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 14

Famous Weddings

  • 1236 English King Henry III marries Eleonora of Provence
  • 1914 Danish "Out of Africa" author Karen Blixen (28), pen name Isak Dinesen marries her 2nd cousin Baron Hans von Blixen-Finecke

HeartWedding of Interest

1930 Author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning in Los Angeles, California

HeartWedding of Interest

1954 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd marraige at San Francisco City Hall

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
Actress Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe

HeartWedding of Interest

1958 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X

HeartWedding of Interest

1974 US Senator Bill Bradley (30) weds professor Ernestine Schlant

Basketball Player/US Senator Bill Bradley
Basketball Player/US Senator
Bill Bradley

HeartWedding of Interest

1980 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)

HeartWedding of Interest

2006 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 2nd time

Rapper Eminem
  • 2011 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor James Marsters (48) weds longtime girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Los Angeles

HeartWedding of Interest

2012 Pink Floyd vocalist George Roger Waters (68) weds filmmaker Laurie Durning

Rock Bassist/Vocalist George Roger Waters
Rock Bassist/Vocalist
George Roger Waters

Famous Divorces

  • 1994 Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas
  • 2010 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending