On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1965

Weddings in Music

Ringo Starr

Feb 11 Beatle drummer Ringo Starr (25) weds British hairdresser Maureen Cox (18) at the Caxton Hall Register Office, London; divorce in 1975

  • May 6 Britis singer Mariane Faithfull weds British artist John Dunbar in Cambridge, England with Peter Asher as the best man; divorce in 1966

Rita Moreno

Jun 18 Actress and singer Rita Moreno (33) weds cardiologist Leonard Gordon

Merle Haggard

Jun 28 American country singer Merle Haggard (28) weds singer Bonnie Owens (35); divorce in 1978

  • Oct 16 American singer Leslie Uggams (32) weds her childhood friend and later manager Grahame Pratt in NYC

Judy Garland

Nov 14 American singer and actress Judy Garland (43) weds American actor Mark Herron (37); divorce in 1969

Bob Dylan

Nov 22 American folk singer Bob Dylan (24) weds American model and actress Sara Lowndes (26); divorce in 1977