On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1967

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 10 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven

Raquel Welch

Feb 14 Actress Raquel Welch (26) weds director Patrick Curtis in Paris

Bettie Page

Feb 14 Model Bettie Page (43) weds lineman Harry Lear

Vidal Sassoon

Feb 16 Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21)

Alice Walker

Mar 17 "The Color Purple" novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal (23) in New York City; divorce in 1976

Elvin Hayes

Mar 26 NBA forward Elvin Hayes (21) weds college sweetheart Erna Livingston

  • Apr 2 British–American actress Lynn Redgrave (24) marries British actor John Clark (34); divorce in 2000

Rupert Murdoch

Apr 28 Media proprietor Rupert Murdoch (36) weds journalist Anna Torv (22)

Elvis Presley

May 1 King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • May 8 "Bye Bye Birdie" actress Ann-Margret (26) weds actor and screenwriter Roger Smith (34)

John Denver

Jun 6 American pop singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota; divorce in 1982

Margrethe II

Jun 10 Margrethe II of Denmark (27) weds Prince Henrik of Denmark (32) at the Naval Church of Copenhagen in Denmark

  • Jun 23 British bassist John Entwistle (22) of rock group Who weds Alison Wise

O.J. Simpson

Jun 24 NFL running back, broadcaster, actor and later criminal O.J. Simpson (19) marries Marguerite Whitley

Nolan Ryan

Jun 25 MLB pitcher Nolan Ryan (20) weds his high school sweetheart Ruth Holdorff (18)

Maggie Smith

Jun 29 Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England

Richie Benaud

Jul 26 Australian cricket captain and broadcaster Richie Benaud (35) weds second wife Daphne Surfleet in London

Jorge Luis Borges

Aug 4 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

Bob Denver

Sep 16 Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber

Morgan Freeman

Oct 22 Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

  • Dec 9 US President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter Lynda (23) marries US Marine Captain Charles Robb (28) in the White House

Famous Divorces

Lee Marvin

Jan 5 Actor Lee Marvin (42) divorces Elizabeth Ebeling after 14 years of marriage

Christopher Plummer

Jan 10 Actor Christopher Plummer (37) divorces columnist Patricia Lewis after nearly 5 years of marriage

José Ferrer

Sep 12 Actress Rosemary Clooney divorces actor José Ferrer for the second time after she found out his affair with Stella Magee