Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV on August 16

Weddings in Film & TV

Gioachino Rossini

1846 Italian "The Barber of Seville" opera composer Gioachino Rossini (54) marries 2nd wife, French model Olympe Pélissier (47) in Paris, France

Cecil B. DeMille

1902 Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey

Wedding of Interest

1983 American singer-songwriter Paul Simon (41) weds American actress and writer Carrie Fisher (26); divorce in 1984

Wedding of Interest

1985 American pop singer Madonna (27) weds actor Sean Penn (24) at a clifftop mansion in Malibu, California on her, and the day before his, birthday; divorce in 1989

Janeane Garofalo

1992 Comedian Janeane Garofalo (27) weds writer Robert Cohen in Las Vegas

Ellen DeGeneres

2008 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" talk show host Ellen DeGeneres (54) weds actress Portia de Rossi (39) in Beverly Hills, California

Divorces in Film & TV

Frank Sinatra

1968 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage