On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in Film & Television in 1951

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 8 Actor Burgess Meredith (43) weds ballerina Kaja Sundsten

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 10 Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (31) marries actress Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (19)

Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Last Shah of Iran
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 3 Actress and singer Doris Day (29) marries producer Martin Melcher (35) in Burbank

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 2 "The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (45) weds UNESCO delegate Howland H. Sargeant

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 4 Actress Janet Leigh (23) weds actor Tony Curtis (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 1 Actor Max Von Sydow (22) weds actress Christina Olin

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 15 Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe in London, England

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Sep 28 Actor Franchot Tone weds actress Barbara Payton

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 7 Entertainer Frank Sinatra (34) marries 2nd wife film star Ava Gardner (26)

Actress Ava Gardner
Actress
Ava Gardner
Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jan 29 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 1st divorce from hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 20 Actor Jackie Coogan (36) divorces Ann McCormack after 5 years of marriage

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 29 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 1st wife Nancy (Barbato) divorce due to infidelity after 12 years of marriage

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra