On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in August 1939

Famous Weddings

Marshall McLuhan

Aug 4 Philosopher of communication theory Marshall McLuhan (28) weds teacher and aspiring actress Corinne Lewis (27)

Janet Gaynor

Aug 14 "A Star Is Born" actress Janet Gaynor (32) weds MGM costume designer Adrian (36)

Joan Fontaine

Aug 20 "Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (21) weds actor Brian Aherne (37); divorce in 1945