On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1964

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

May 18 Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (19) weds Margrit Volkmar

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 27 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) weds academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) in Beverly Hills, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 2 Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (52) weds Sigmond Galloway

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 4 Jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane (35) weds Alice Macleod

Jazz Musician John Coltrane
Jazz Musician
John Coltrane

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 14 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts weds Shirley Shepherd

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts

LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 27 Singers Sonny & Cher wed, Cher wore bell-bottoms

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jul 28 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage