On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in June 1953

Famous Weddings

Arthur C. Clarke

Jun 15 Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

Martin Luther King Jr.

Jun 18 Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26)

James Brown

Jun 19 Singer James Brown (20) weds Velma Warren at Trinity CME Church in Toccoa, Georgia; divorce in 1969