Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 30

Famous Weddings

Ellen G. White

1846 Author and Christian pioneer Ellen G. White (18) weds preacher James Springer White (25) in Portland, Maine

Mike Wallace

1940 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (22) weds Norma Kaphan in Brookline, Massachusetts

  • 1953 Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

Carole King

1959 American songwriter Carole King (17) weds American lyricist Gerry Goffin (20); divorce in 1969

Roman Polanski

1989 Roman Polanski marries actress Emmanuelle Seigner

R. Kelly

1994 American R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)

  • 2003 Daughter of Paul McCartney and fashion designer Stella McCartney (31) weds British publisher Alasdhair Willis on the 300-acre Gothic Estate in Scotland's Isle of Bute
  • 2005 "Squeeze" band founder Jools Holland (47) weds sculptor Christabel McEwen at St. James Church in Cooling, Kent, England

Warren Buffett

2006 Billionaire Warren Buffett (76) weds longtime companion Astrid Menks (60) in Omaha

James Gandolfini

2008 "The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii

Davy Jones

2009 British Monkees singer Davy Jones (63) weds Jessica Pacheco

Dwyane Wade

2014 NBA basketball star Dwyane Wade (32) weds actress Gabrielle Union (41) at Miami's Chateau Artisan castle

  • 2015 Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles

Famous Divorces

Bruce Springsteen

1988 American actress Julianne Philips files for divorce from American rock star Bruce Springsteen