What Happened on July 9, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Weddings

  • "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Diane Neal (28) weds Marcus Fitzgerald on a beach in the Dominican Republic
  • Former Beverly Hills 90210 actress Tiffani Thiessen (31) weds actor-artist Brady Smith (33) at a private estate in Montecito, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • Kevin Hagen, American actor (Little House on the Prairie), dies at 77
  • Rafiq Zakaria, Indian politician and Islamic religious cleric, dies at 86
  • Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (b. 1931)