On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1980

Weddings in History

Tony Blair

Mar 29 77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth

John McCain

May 17 Navy Liaison and future politician John McCain marries second wife teacher Cindy Lou Hensley

Elizabeth Warren

Jul 12 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann

Theresa May

Sep 6 81st Prime Minister of UK Theresa May nee Brasier (23) weds investment banker Philip May at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire

Norman Mailer

Nov 11 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York

  • Nov 24 Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri

Harold Pinter

Nov 27 British playwright Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)


Divorces in History

Michael Crichton

Sep 5 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage

  • Oct 9 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot