Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1947

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 1 Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany

Rocket Scientist Wernher von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Wernher von Braun

LoveWedding of Interest

May 17 NBA center George Mikan (22) weds college sweetheart Patricia Lu Daveny

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 7 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (27) weds first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Sep 27 Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 20 Future British Queen Princess Elizabeth II (21) weds Lt Philip Mountbatten (26) in Westminster Abbey, London

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 5 "Spider-Man" creator Stan Lee (24) weds Joan Clayton Boocock

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 10 Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (30) weds bass player Ray Brown (21)

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 21 Actress Estelle Getty (24) weds Arthur Gettleman

Actress Estelle Getty
Actress
Estelle Getty

LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 26 President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
Suharto

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 1 Film director D. W. Griffith (72) divorces actress Evelyn Baldwin (37) after 11 years of marriage

Film Director D. W. Griffith
Film Director
D. W. Griffith