On This Day

Musicians Married and Divorced in 1978

Weddings in Music

Roger Miller

Feb 14 Country singer Roger Miller (42) weds Mary Arnold

  • May 8 Singer Donny Osmond (20) weds Debra Glenn (19) at Salt Lake Temple in Utah

Tammy Wynette

Jul 6 American country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

Neil Young

Aug 2 Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young (32) weds American diner waitress Pegi Morton (25); divorce 2014

George Harrison

Sep 2 British musician George Harrison (35) marries American record label marketer Olivia Arias (30) at the Henley-on-Thames Register Office in England

Gloria Estefan

Sep 2 Singer Gloria Estefan (21) weds musician and producer Emilio Estefan (25) (Miami Sound Machine)

  • Oct 6 ABBA member Anni-Frid Lyngstad (32) weds fellow ABBA musician Benny Andersson (31)

Merle Haggard

Oct 7 American country singer-songwriter Merle Haggard (41) weds his backup singer Leona Williams (35); divorce in 1983


Divorces in Music

Mick Jagger

May 1 Actress and model Bianca Jagger files for divorce from Rolling Stone rocker Mick Jagger after 7 years of marriage on the grounds of his adultery with model Jerry Hall