On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1986

Famous Weddings

Nick Faldo

Jan 3 British golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett

Diana Ross

Feb 1 American pop snger Diana Ross weds Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

Arianna Huffington

Apr 12 Greek-American writer Arianna Stasinopoúlou (Arianna Huffington) (35) weds American politician Michael Huffington (38); divorce in 1997

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Apr 26 Actor and body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger (39) weds American journalist and newscaster Maria Shriver (30); divorce in 2011

Jorge Luis Borges

Apr 26 Writer Jorge Luis Borges (86) weds author Maria Kodama (49) in Paraguay

  • May 3 American Mousketeer-actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds American harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt (55)

Tommy Lee

May 10 Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crue marries Heather Locklear

  • May 16 "King Crimson" founder and guitarist Robert Fripp (40) weds British actress and rock singer Toyah Wilcox (27) at Church of St. Mary, St. Cuthurga and All Saints in Witchampton, England

Garth Brooks

May 24 American country singer Garth Brooks (24) weds songwriter Sandy Mahl; divorce in 2001

Bob Dylan

Jun 4 Legendary singer Bob Dylan (45) weds his backup singer Carolyn Dennis (32)

  • Jun 7 Air Supply guitarist Graham Russell weds Jodi Varble

Wedding of Interest

Jun 21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Mike Wallace

Jun 28 CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (68) weds Mary Yates

  • Jul 19 Caroline Kennedy (28) weds Edwin Schlossberg (41) at the Church of Our Lady of Victory in Centerville, Massachusetts
  • Jul 23 Britain's Prince Andrew (26) weds Sarah Ferguson (26) at Westminster Abbey in London, England

Hana Mandlikova

Jul 25 Four-time Grand Slam winning tennis player Hana Mandlíková (24) weds restaurateur Jan Sedlak at Prague's old town hall

  • Jul 27 "Say Anything" director Cameron Crowe (29) weds "Heart" guitarist Nancy Wilson (32)

John McEnroe

Aug 1 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

Whoopi Goldberg

Sep 1 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen

Calvin Klein

Sep 26 Fashion designer Calvin Klein (43) weds assistant Kelly Rector in a civil ceremony in Italy

  • Oct 16 Marie Osmond marries Brian Blosil

Christine McVie

Oct 18 "Fleetwood Mac" member Christine McVie (43) weds keyboardist Eduardo Quintela

  • Oct 18 NFL player Frank Gifford (56) marries 3rd wife Kathie Lee Johnson (35)

Kirby Puckett

Nov 1 MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)

Byron Nelson

Nov 15 Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42)

Muhammad Ali

Nov 19 Hall of Fame boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams

Steve Martin

Nov 20 Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

  • Nov 28 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game

Harry Morgan

Dec 17 Actor Harry Morgan (71) weds Barbara Bushman

Joko Widodo

Dec 24 President of Indonesia Joko Widodo (25) weds Iriana (23) in Solo, Central Java


Famous Divorces

  • Mar 7 Actor Johhny Depp and Lori Depp divorce after 2 years of marriage