Musicians Married and Divorced in 1984

Weddings in Music

Elton John

Feb 14 British singer Elton John (36) marries Renate Blauel at Darling Point, New South Wales, Australia; divorce in 1988

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Mar 22 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England

Chrissie Hynde

May 5 American rock singer-songwriter Chrissie Hynde (32) weds Scottish 'Simple Minds' singer Jim Kerr (25), in a horse-drawn carriage in New York City; divorce in 1990

  • Jun 26 American singer Tiny Tim (52) marries Miss Jan Alweiss (23); divorce in 1995
  • Jul 7 Singer Frankie Valli (50) marries Randy Clohessy (24)
  • Aug 18 Duran Duran keyboardist Nick Rhodes (22) weds Des Moines department store heiress Julie Anne Friedman (25) at London registrar's office

Janet Jackson

Sep 7 American actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds Amwerican R&B singer James DeBarge (21); annulled in 1985

  • Oct 27 "Jessie's Girl" singer Rick Springfield (35) weds Barbara Porter in Australia

Bette Midler

Dec 14 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas

Olivia Newton-John

Dec 15 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John marries 1st husband actor Matt Lattanzi