On This Day

Sports Stars Married and Divorced in 1986

Weddings in Sport

Nick Faldo

Jan 3 British golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett

  • May 3 American Mousketeer-actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds American harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt (55)

Hana Mandlikova

Jul 25 Four-time Grand Slam winning tennis player Hana Mandlíková (24) weds restaurateur Jan Sedlak at Prague's old town hall

John McEnroe

Aug 1 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

  • Oct 18 NFL player Frank Gifford (56) marries 3rd wife Kathie Lee Johnson (35)

Kirby Puckett

Nov 1 MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)

Byron Nelson

Nov 15 Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42)

Muhammad Ali

Nov 19 Hall of Fame boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams

  • Nov 28 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game