Famous Weddings & Divorces in January 1958

Famous Weddings

Sammy Davis Jr.

Jan 1 American entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. marries Loray White; divorce in 1959

Jayne Mansfield

Jan 13 American actress Jayne Mansfield (24) weds Hungarian-American bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay (32) at the Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California; divorce in 1964

Malcolm X & Betty Shabazz

Jan 14 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan

Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward

Jan 29 Academy Award-winning actor Paul Newman (33) weds "The Three Faces of Eve" actress Joanne Woodward (27) at the El Rancho hotel-casino in Las Vegas

Famous Divorces

Jayne Mansfield

Jan 8 Actress Jayne Mansfield and public relations manager Paul Mansfield's divorce is finalized, after 7-1/2 years of marriage