Famous Weddings & Divorces on August 9

Famous Weddings

  • 1832 King Leopold I of Belgium marries Louisa Maria

James Stewart

1949 Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

Robert Redford

1958 Actor Robert Redford (21) weds Lola Van Wagenen in Las Vegas, Nevada

Erle Stanley Gardner

1968 Detective writer Erle Stanley Gardner (79) weds his long-time secretary Agnes Jean Bethell

Anthony Perkins

1973 American Actor Anthony Perkins (40) weds American photographer and actress Berinthia "Berry" Berenson (25) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

  • 2003 Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel
  • 2012 "Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris" actress Tichina Arnold (43) weds St. John's University's basketball assistant coach Rico Hines at Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 2015 Russian model Kate Grigorieva (27) weds her boyfriend Alexander in Saint Petersburg, Russia; divorce in 2016

Famous Divorces

Gloria Swanson

1922 Actress Gloria Swanson (23) divorces businessman Herbert K. Somborn after almost 3 years of marriage

Elizabeth Montgomery

1955 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (22) divorces socialite Frederick Gallatin Cammann after more than a year of marriage

Lionel Richie

1993 American pop singer Lionel Richie (44) divorces Brenda Harvey, after nearly 18 years of marriage