Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 31

Famous Weddings

  • 1937 American stage and screen actress Tallulah Bankhead (35) weds American actor John Emery (32) at her father's home in Jasper, Alabama; divorce in 1941

Vivien Leigh & Laurence Olivier

1940 "Wuthering Heights" actor Laurence Olivier (33) weds "Gone With The Wind" actress Vivien Leigh (26)

Vince Lombardi

1940 Football player and coach Vince Lombardi (27) weds Marie Planitz at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Bronx, New York

Leontyne Price

1952 American operatic soprano Leontyne Price (25) weds American concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32); divorce in 1973

  • 1991 American "Jan & Dean" surf-pop vocalist Jan Berry (50) weds Gertie Filip on stage at the Stardust Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; Dean Torrence serves as best man

Leelee Sobieski

2010 Actress Leelee Sobieski (27) weds fashion designer Adam Kimmel in Italy

  • 2013 "Blue Crush" actress Kate Bosworth (30) weds director Michael Polish (42) in Philipsburg, Montana
  • 2014 American model and TV host Jenny McCarthy (41) weds American singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg (45) at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois
  • 2014 American singer-songwriter Ashlee Simpson (29) weds American "Hunger Games" actor Evan Ross (26) in Greenwich, Connecticut

Ellie Goulding

2019 British pop singer Ellie Goulding (32) weds British art dealer Caspar Jopling (27) at York Minister in York, England