On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1974

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 14 US Senator Bill Bradley (30) weds professor Ernestine Schlant

Basketball Player and US Senator Bill Bradley
Basketball Player and US Senator
Bill Bradley

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 18 Author Maya Angelou (45) weds Paul Bernard Du Feu

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou
  • Jan 31 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 10 NBA player Julius Erving (23) weds model Turquoise Brown at Waldorf

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 16 MLB player Mike Schmidt (24) weds Donna Wightman

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 23 US Governor Jeb Bush (21) weds philantropist Columba Bush (20) in Austin, Texas

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush

LoveWedding of Interest

Apr 12 "Coal Miner's Daughter" actress Sissy Spacek weds art director Jack Fisk

Actress Sissy Spacek
Actress
Sissy Spacek
  • Jun 5 "Sly and the Family Stone" frontman Sly Stone (31) weds model-actress Kathy Silva at Madison Square Garden

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 7 Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27)

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 8 NBA forward Jerry Lucas (34) weds second wife Sharalee Beard

NBA Forward Jerry Lucas
NBA Forward
Jerry Lucas

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Singer Barry White (29) weds R&B singer Glodean James at a private ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer Barry White
Singer
Barry White
  • Jul 16 "The Osmonds" singer Alan Osmond (25) weds Suzanne Pinegar at LDS Temple in Provo, Utah

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 7 Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J. Geils Band

Actress Faye Dunaway
Actress
Faye Dunaway

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 19 Oscar-winning lyricist Tim Rice (29) weds Jane McIntosh

Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 14 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 13 Professional boxer George Foreman (25) divorces Adrienne Calhoun after almost 3 years of marriage

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Feb 20 Cher files for separation from husband Sonny Bono

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

May 6 Actress Maggie Smith (39) divorces actor Robert Stephens (42) after 6 years of marriage

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Jun 26 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 5th divorce from actor Richard Burton

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Sep 13 Singer-composer Quincy Jones Jr (28) divorces actress Ulla Andersson (41) after 5 years of marriage

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oct 10 Actress Elizabeth Montgomery (41) divorces director-producer William Asher (53) after 11 years of marriage