Famous Weddings & Divorces in September 1953

Famous Weddings

Edmund Hillary

Sep 3 New Zealand Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

Lana Turner

Sep 8 American movie actress Lana Turner (32) weds 4th husband, "Tarzan of the Apes" actor Lex Barker (34); divorce in 1957

Wedding of Interest

Sep 12 American Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island

Rita Hayworth

Sep 24 American "Gilda" actress Rita Hayworth (34) weds Argentine singer Dick Haymes (35) at The Sands Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas; divorce in 1955

Mikhail Gorbachev

Sep 25 Statesman Mikhail Gorbachev (22) weds Raisa Maximovna (21) at a Komsomol wedding ceremony

Joseph McCarthy

Sep 29 US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.