On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1969

Weddings in History

  • Mar 8 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione becomes Italy's youngest bride in Palermo after Catholic Church gives special permission after she eloped

Ray Kroc

Mar 8 CEO of McDonald's Ray Kroc (66) weds philanthropist Joan Mansfield (40)

F. W. de Klerk

Apr 11 Future South African president F. W. de Klerk marries Marike Willemse

  • Jun 15 British-American romance novelist, Jackie Collins (31) weds 2nd husband, American theatrical producer Oscar Lerman (49), at the home of her sister Joan

R. L. Stine

Jun 22 Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn

Robert F. Engle

Aug 10 Economist Robert F. Engle (26) weds psychologist Marianne Eger

Lech Wałęsa

Sep 8 Polish politician and trade-union organizer Lech Wałęsa (25) weds Danuta Golos (20)