On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in May 1959

Famous Weddings

Raquel Welch

May 8 Aspiring American actress Raquel Tejada (18) weds high school sweetheart James Welch; divorce in 1964 - she keeps his name (Raquel Welch)

Elizabeth Taylor

May 12 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (27) marries for the 4th time to entertainer Eddie Fisher (30)

Jim Henson

May 28 Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland