Famous Weddings & Divorces on September 17

Famous Weddings

  • 1918 Abbott and Costello's Bud Abbott (22) weds Betty Smith

HeartWedding of Interest

1937 Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (29) weds author Catherine Atwater (24) at the Reformed Church of North Hempstead in New York

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist and Author
John Kenneth Galbraith

HeartWedding of Interest

1942 Ice hockey player Maurice Richard (20) weds Lucille Norchet (17)

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard

HeartWedding of Interest

1954 Film and theater actress Shirley MacLaine (20) weds Steve Parker in New York City

HeartWedding of Interest

1957 Italian actress Sophia Loren (22) weds Carlo Ponti

Actress Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren

HeartWedding of Interest

1965 Tennis star Billie Jean King (21) weds attorney Larry King (20) in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • 1973 "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds Mary Carlson
  • 1994 "L.A. Law" actor Blair Underwood (30) weds freelance talent coordinator Desiree DaCosta (29) at his outdoor Southern California
  • 1994 "Stone Temple Pilots" lead singer Scott Weiland 26) weds Janina Castenada
  • 2005 Fashion designer Cynthia Rowley (47) weds Bill Powers in Montauk, New York
  • 2005 Country music singer Terri Clark (37) weds her tour manager Greg Kaczor at a resort on Lake Louise in Calgary, Canada
  • 2011 Actor and film producer David Clayton Rogers (34) weds actress Sally Pressman (31) at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Divorces

  • 1994 Princess Christina separates