On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in July 1953

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Jul 2 Children's author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York

Roger Moore

Jul 6 "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City

José Ferrer

Jul 13 Academy award-winning actor José Ferrer (41) weds singer and actress Rosemary Clooney (25) in Durant, Oklahoma

  • Jul 13 American bandleader Louis Prima (42) marries American singer Keely Smith (25), in Virginia Beach, Virginia (his 4th, her 2nd); divorce in 1961

Famous Divorces

José Ferrer

Jul 7 Actor José Ferrer divorces dancer and actress Phyllis Hill after 5 years of marriage