On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on April 20

Famous Weddings

Ezra Pound

1914 Poet and critic Ezra Pound (28) weds Dorothy Shakespear

  • 1968 The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (24) weds fellow reporter Carol Honsa
  • 1991 Soviet Russian figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (19) weds Soviet Russian figure skater Sergei Grinkov (24), in a state sanctioned ceremony

Mark McGwire

2002 MLB player Mark McGwire (38) weds Stephanie Slemer (26) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Aishwarya Rai

2007 Indian film actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan (31) weds actress Aishwarya Rai (33) at the Bachchan residence in Juhu, Mumbai

  • 2008 "The Game" actress Tia Mowry (29) weds actor Cory Hardrict (32) at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2011 "Hollywood Confidential" radio host Leeza Gibbons (54) weds Steven Fenton (41) at the rooftop of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills
  • 2013 "Hart of Dixie" actor Scott Porter (33) weds casting director Kelsey Mayfield in Austin, Texas

Famous Divorces

  • 2006 Actor-writer Charlie Shanian (39) divorces former Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Tori Spelling (32) only 15 months after their lavish $1-million wedding