On This Day

Weddings & Divorces in Film & Television in 1976

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 23 Actor Sidney Poitier (48) weds actress Joanna Shimkus

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 2 Actress Gloria Swanson (76) weds writer William Dufty (60)

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 14 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan

Investigative Reporter Carl Bernstein
Investigative Reporter
Carl Bernstein

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 14 Actress Doris Day (54) weds restaurateur Barry Comden

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day
  • Jun 25 Actor Peter Lawford (52) weds aspiring actress Deborah Gould (25)

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 11 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 4 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49)


Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Aug 1 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 6th divorce from actor Richard Burton (their 2nd divorce together)

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 24 Singer-songwriter Donna Summer (27) divorces actor Helmuth Sommer after 5 years of marriage

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer