On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1983

Famous Weddings

Jerry Lewis

Feb 13 Film genius Jerry Lewis (56) marries 2nd wife dancer SanDee Pitnick

Harrison Ford

Mar 4 Actor Harrison Ford marries screenwriter Melissa Mathison (divorced 2004)

Glenn Frey

Jun 17 American singer-songwriter, of The Eagles, Glenn Frey (34) weds America artist Janie Beggs; divorce in 1988

  • Jun 24 "NBC Sports" sportscaster Bob Costas (31) weds Carole Randall Krumenacher

Denzel Washington

Jun 25 Actor Denzel Washington (28) weds actress Pauletta Pearson (33)

Dick Wolf

Jun 29 Producer Dick Wolf (36) weds Christine Marburg

Vladimir Putin

Jul 28 Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

Philippe de Broca

Aug 6 Film director Philippe de Broca (50) weds actress Margot Kidder (34) in France

Carrie Fisher

Aug 16 American singer-songwriter Paul Simon (41) weds American actress and writer Carrie Fisher (26); divorce 1984

  • Sep 11 Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss

Vidal Sassoon

Nov 6 Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis

  • Nov 21 NY Ranger Ron Greschner marries model Carol Alt

Ed Harris

Nov 21 Actor Ed Harris (33) weds actress Amy Madigan (33)

Mary Tyler Moore

Nov 23 "Ordinary People" actress Mary Tyler Moore (46) weds Dr. Robert Levine at the Pierre Hotel in New York City

Willy Brandt

Dec 9 Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Willy Brandt weds Brigitte Seebacher

Roald Dahl

Dec 15 Author Roald Dahl (67) weds Liccy Crosland (45) at Brixton Town Hall in South London

  • Dec 21 M*A*S*H actress Loretta Swit weds Dennis Holahan

Johnny Depp

Dec 24 Actor Johnny Depp (20) weds Lori Anne Allison


Famous Divorces

Dick Wolf

Mar 16 Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage

James Woods

Sep 20 Actor James Woods (36) divorces costume designer Kathryn Morrison after 3 years of marriage

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Nov 14 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (35) divorces Sarah Hugill after more than 11 years of marriage