On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1967

Weddings in History

  • Jan 10 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven

Alice Walker

Mar 17 "The Color Purple" novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal (23) in New York City; divorce in 1976

Rupert Murdoch

Apr 28 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds second wife journalist Anna Torv (22) (divorced 1999)

Margrethe II

Jun 10 Margrethe II of Denmark (27) weds Prince Henrik of Denmark (32) at the Naval Church of Copenhagen in Denmark

Jorge Luis Borges

Aug 4 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

  • Dec 9 US President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda (23) marries US Marine Captain Charles Robb (28) in the White House