Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1985

Weddings in History

  • Jan 22 Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides

Rodney King

Apr 27 Police violence victim Rodney King (20) weds Dennetta Lyles

Mike Pence

Jun 8 Future US Vice President Mike Pence (25) weds Karen Batten (26) at Indianapolis, Indiana

Carl Djerassi

Jun 21 Chemist Carl Djerassi (61) weds biographer and teacher Diane Middlebrook (46) at his ranch

  • Aug 15 Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa

Ken Follett

Nov 8 Author Ken Follett (36) weds politician Barbara Hubbard (42)

Lee Hsien Loong

Dec 17 Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong (33) weds Temasek Holdings CEO Ho Ching