Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1988

Famous Weddings

Michael Biehn

Jan 1 Actor Michael Biehn (31) weds film producer Gina Marsh

  • Jan 9 English earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli

Bob Guccione

Jan 17 American magazine publisher Bob Guccione (57) weds South African dancer and actress Kathy Keeton (48), until her death in 1997

Mike Tyson & Robin Givens

Feb 7 Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens

  • Feb 14 American "General Hospital" TV star Jackie Zeman weds Glenn Gorden

Buzz Aldrin

Feb 14 American astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon

Dudley Moore

Feb 21 British actor Dudley Moore (53) weds American actress Brogan Lane (33) at the Little Chapel of the West in Las Vegas; divorced in 1991

Mick Fleetwood

Apr 24 Musician Mick Fleetwood (40) weds model Sara Recor

Mike Nichols

Apr 29 American "60 Minutes" broadcast journalist Diane Sawyer (42) weds German-American director Mike Nichols (56)

Burt Reynolds

Apr 29 Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson marry

Tom Hanks

Apr 30 Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)

  • May 21 American actress Jane Powell weds American "Our Gang" actor and publicist Dickie Moore
  • May 28 American "General Hospital" actress Genie Francis (26) weds American "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Jonathan Frakes in the chapel of St. Nicholas Church in Encino, California

Harry Reasoner

May 28 American journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds American insurance executive Lois Harriett Weber(44) at the United Church of Christ in Humboldt, Iowa

Bernie Sanders

May 28 Vermont's US Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds American social worker Jane O'Meara Driscoll (38) in Burlington, Vermont

  • Jun 19 Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie
  • Jul 9 "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble

Michael J. Fox

Jul 16 "Back To The Future" actor Michael J. Fox (27) weds "Family Ties" actress Tracy Pollan (28) at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont

Wayne Gretzky

Jul 16 Canadian NHL superstar Wayne Gretzky (27) weds American 'Police Academy 5' / 'A League of Their Own' actress Janet Jones (27) in Edmonton, Alberta

  • Jul 17 NHL ice hockey star player Wayne Gretzky (27) weds actress Janet Jones (27) at St. Joseph's Basilica in Edmonton, Canada

Chris Evert

Jul 30 American tennis player Chris Evert (33) weds American alpine skier Andy Mill (34) in Boca Raton, Florida (divorced 2006)

  • Jul 30 James Ogilvy (under Engl princess Alexandra) marries Julia Rawlinson

John Denver

Aug 12 American singer-songwriter John Denver (44) weds Australian actress Cassandra Delaney (26); divorce in 1993

Robert Smith

Aug 13 British "The Cure" rock musician Robert Smith (29) weds Mary Poole (29) in England

  • Sep 4 Actor Kevin Bacon marries actress Kyra Sedgwick

Paul Gross

Sep 25 Actor Paul Gross (29) weds actress Martha Burns

  • Oct 1 Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth

Lisa Marie Presley

Oct 3 "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (20) weds musician Danny Keough (23) at the Church of Scientology; divorce in 1994

Jeff Goldblum

Nov 1 American actor Jeff Goldblum (36) weds American actress Geena Davis (32) in Las Vegas; separate in 1990; divorce finalized in 1991

  • Nov 19 LA Law's Corbin Bernsen marries actress Amanda Pays

Famous Divorces

Bruce Springsteen

Jun 17 Bruce Springsteen separates from Julianne Phillips

John Kerry

Jul 25 Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage

Mike Tyson & Robin Givens

Oct 7 Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson

Robin Williams

Dec 6 Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) divorces Valerie Velardi after 10 years of marriage