Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 23

Famous Weddings

Annie Oakley

1876 Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley weds traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler

Fay Wray

1942 "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (34) weds screenwriter and playwright Robert Riskin (45)

John Lennon

1962 British "Beatles" musician John Lennon (21) weds British art school girlfriend Cynthia Powell (22); divorce in 1968

Ken Starr

1970 US Solicitor General Ken Starr weds Alice Mendell

Maggie Smith

1975 Actress Maggie Smith (40) weds playwright Beverley Cross (44) at the Guildford Register Office in Surrey, England

Kate Jackson

1978 Actress Kate Jackson (29) weds actor Andrew Stevens (23) in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

  • 1989 "The Cars" lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek (40) weds model Paulina Porizkova (24) on the Caribbean island of St. Barts; separate in 2017, he dies before divorce finalized

Susan Wojcicki

1998 YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (30) weds Google executive Dennis Troper in Belmont, California

  • 2000 "7th Heaven" actor Ed Begley Jr. (51) weds actress Rachelle Carson (40) in Las Vegas

Julianne Moore

2003 "The Hours" actress Julianne Moore (42) weds "The Myth of Fingerprints" director Bart Freundlich (33) in New York

  • 2005 Olympic gold medalist swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband (27) weds fellow Olympic swimmer Minouche Smit at Henkenshage Castle in Sint-Oedenrode, North Brabant, The Netherlands
  • 2010 Spanish singer Julio Iglesias (66) weds Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger (44) at Virgen del Carmen Church in Marbella, Spain

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

2014 Actress Angelina Jolie (39) weds actor and film producer Brad Pitt (50) in Correns, France

  • 2015 Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan (46) weds model Megan Wollover (28) in NYC

Famous Divorces

Tiger Woods

2010 Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage