Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 17

Famous Weddings

  • 1498 Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander IV, 1st man to resign the cardinalate marries Charlotte d'Albret of Navarre

Dorothy Parker

1950 Short story writer Dorothy Parker (57) weds screenwriter Alan Campbell (46)

Jack Lemmon

1962 Actor Jack Lemmon (37) weds actress and model Felicia Farr (29) in Paris, France

Bruce Lee

1964 Bruce Lee (23), Hong Kong and American martial artist and actor, weds Linda Emery (19), teacher

Kathryn Bigelow & James Cameron

1989 Director Kathryn Bigelow (38) weds fellow director James Cameron (35)

Robert Mugabe

1996 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (72) weds Grace Marufu (31) at Kutama College in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe

James Hetfield

1997 Metallica lead vocalist James Hetfield (34) weds Francesca Tomasi

Ronan Keating

2015 Irish "Boyzone" singer Ronan Keating (38) weds Australian television producer Storm Uechtritz (33) in East Lothian, Scotland

Famous Divorces

Phil Collins

2008 Genesis drummer and vocalist Phil Collins (57) divorces Swiss-born Orianne Cevey (35) after six years of marriage