On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in December 1950

Famous Weddings

Bob Cousy

Dec 8 NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch

Shirley Temple

Dec 16 American child actress Shirley Temple (22) weds 2nd husband US naval officer Charles Alden Black (31), at his parents' home, Del Monte, California

  • Dec 25 Dick Tracy marries Tess Truehart

Henry Fonda

Dec 27 American actor Henry Fonda (45) weds socialite and third wife Susan Blanchard (22) in New York City; divorce in 1956

John Steinbeck

Dec 28 Author John Steinbeck (48) weds actress Elaine Anderson (36)

Rocky Marciano

Dec 31 World heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano (27) weds Barbara Cousins in Brockton, Massachusetts