On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1968

Weddings in Music

Wedding of Interest

Mar 1 Singer-songwriter and actress June Carter (38) weds singer-songwriter Johnny Cash (36) at a church in Franklin, Kentucky

Joan Baez

Mar 26 American folk singer and activist Joan Baez (27) weds American journalist and peace activist David Harris (22) in New York City; divorce in 1973

Pete Townshend

May 20 "The Who" guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend (23) weds Karen Astley in England

Dudley Moore

Jun 15 Actor Dudley Moore (33) weds actress Suzy Kendall; divorced in 1972

  • Jul 12 American "The Monkees" singer Micky Dolenz (23) weds British model and television presenter Samantha Juste (24); divorce in 1975

Miles Davis

Sep 30 American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (42) weds American singer Betty Mabry (23); divorce 1969

Quincy Jones Jr

Oct 17 Jazz trumpeter Quincy Jones Jr (35) weds actress Ulla Andersson (22)

Davy Jones

Oct 31 Singer Davy Jones (22) weds actress Linda Haines

Robert Plant

Nov 9 Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant (19) weds Maureen Wilson (19)


Divorces in Music

Frank Sinatra

Aug 16 Singer and actor Frank Sinatra and 3rd wife actress Mia Farrow divorce after 2 years of marriage

John Lennon

Aug 22 Cynthia Lennon sues Beatle member John Lennon for divorce on grounds of adultery