On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1987

Famous Weddings

Vanessa Williams

Jan 3 Singer and former Miss America Vanessa Williams (23) marries Ramon T. Hervey in NYC; divorce 1997

Mats Wilander

Jan 3 Tennis player champ Mats Wilander (22) weds model Sonya Mulholland in South Africa

  • Jan 9 Opera impresario Sir Rudolph Bing (85) weds Carroll Douglass (45); annulled in September, 1989
  • Mar 1 "The Last Picture Show" actress Cybill Shepherd (37) weds Dr. Bruce Oppenheim (38) in San Fernando Valley

Dorothy Hamill

Mar 5 Ice Skater Dorothy Hamill marries second husband Kenneth Douglas Forsythe (divorced 1995)

Nora Ephron

Mar 28 Screenwriters Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally) and Nicholas Pileggi (Goodfellas) marry

Yun Fat Chow

May 6 Actor Yun Fat Chow (31) weds Jasmine Tan

Tom Cruise

May 9 Actor Tom Cruise (27) weds actress Mimi Rogers (33)

  • May 16 American singer David Crosby (45) weds Jan Dance (35) at Hollywood Church of Religious Science in Los Angeles, California

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Jun 25 Actress and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus (26) weds actor Brad Hall (29)

  • Jul 7 "The Bold and the Beautiful" actress Hunter Tylo (25) weds actor Michael Tylo (38)

Dave Stewart

Aug 1 Bananarama's Siobhan Fahey (30) marries Eurythmics Dave Stewart (34); divorce in 1996

Tom Selleck

Aug 7 "Magnum, P.I." actor Tom Selleck (42) weds actress and dancer Jillie Mack (29) in Incline Village, Nevada

Patrick Dempsey

Aug 24 Actor Patrick Dempsey (21) weds manager Rocky Parker (47)

Steven Seagal

Sep 5 Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California

Jerry Rice

Sep 8 NFL Wide Receiver Jerry Rice (24) weds girlfriend Jackie Mitchell

Rick Hansen

Oct 10 Paralympian Rick Hansen (30) weds physiotherapist Amanda Reid

Joe Cocker

Oct 11 British rock and blues singer Joe Cocker (43) weds Pam Baker

Cal Ripken Jr

Nov 13 MLB baseball player Cal Ripken Jr (27) weds Kelly Geer at Towson United Methodist Church in Maryland

Lenny Kravitz

Nov 16 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz

Wedding of Interest

Nov 21 American actress Demi Moore (25) weds American actor Bruce Willis (32) at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas; divorce in 2000

Phil Hartman

Nov 25 Actor Phil Hartman (39) weds former model Brynn Omdahl

Benazir Bhutto

Dec 18 Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future Prime Minister, marries Asif Ali Zardari

Johnny Bench

Dec 19 Retired baseball catcher Johnny Bench (40) weds Laura Cwikowski


Famous Divorces

Darryl Strawberry

Jan 29 Lisa files for separation from husband NY Met Darryl Strawberry

Michael Biehn

Jul 14 Actor Michael Biehn (30) divorces actress Carlene Olson (32) after 7 years of marriage