On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces in 1999

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 16 "General Hospital" actor Steve Burton (29) weds model Sheree Gustin (22) at a cliffside church in Dana Point, California
  • Jan 23 Princess of Monaco Caroline (42) weds dynastic head of the House of Hanover and Britain's King George I descendant Prince Ernst August (45) in Monaco

Ajay Devgan

Feb 24 Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan (29) weds actress Kajol Mukherjee (24) on a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony in Juhu, Varsha

  • Mar 20 "Smallville" actress Annette O' Toole (46) weds "Laverne and Shirley" actor Michael McKean (51) at The Regal Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California

Wayne Brady

Apr 5 Talk show host Wayne Brady (26) weds dancer Mandie Taketa

  • May 1 "Dixie Chicks" singer Emily Erwin (26) weds singer-songwriter Charlie Robison (34) at Lone Star State in Texas
  • May 1 "As Good As It Gets" actor Greg Kinnear (35) weds British model Helen Labdon (29)
  • May 8 "ER" actor Goran Visnjic (34) weds Croatian artist Ivana Vrdoljak
  • May 14 "Sunset Beach" actor Clive Robertson (33) weds actress Libby Purvis (30) at sunset on Necker Island

Deion Sanders

May 21 NFL legend Deion Sanders (31) weds model Pilar Biggers in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Richard Dreyfuss

May 30 "The Goodbye Girl" actor Richard Dreyfuss (51) weds accountant Janelle Lacey in Los Angeles

Reese Witherspoon

Jun 5 Actress Reese Witherspoon (23) weds actor Ryan Phillippe (24) at the Old Wide Awake Plantation along the Sono River in Charleston, South Carolina

  • Jun 5 1994 Figure Skater World Champion Yuka Sato (26) weds her fellor skater Jason Dungjen
  • Jun 5 Baritone belter Frankie Laine (86) weds retired real estate agent Marcia Kline (61) near San Diego
  • Jun 10 Model-actress Esther Canadas (22) weds model Mark Vanderloo (31) at the 900-year-old Vallombrosa Abbey in Tuscany

Courteney Cox

Jun 12 Actor and film director David Arquette (27) weds "Friends" actress Courteney Cox (34) at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California

  • Jun 12 Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller (22) weds lawyer and ophthalmologist Chris Phillips (26) at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City
  • Jun 13 CNBC anchor-reporter Maria Bartiromo (31) weds son of multimillionaire financier Saul Steinberg, Jonathan Steinberg (34) in Long Island, New York

Eminem

Jun 14 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 1st time

Prince Edward

Jun 19 Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jun 25 "Sudden Death" action star Jean-Claude Van Damme (38) weds Gladys Portugues in Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Rupert Murdoch

Jun 25 Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (68) weds third wife businesswoman Wendi Deng (30) at the yacht Morning Glory in New York harbor

  • Jun 26 Bestselling novelist Tom Clancy (52) weds freelance journalist Alexandra Llewellyn (32) in Manhattan

Wedding of Interest

Jul 4 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

  • Jul 9 Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark (33) weds architect and yachtsman Carlos Morales Quintana (28) at St. Sophia Cathedral in London, England
  • Jul 10 "It Could Happen To You" actress Rosie Perez (34) weds playwright and screenwriter Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (37) in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 15 "Grateful Dead" guitarist Bob Weir (51) weds Natasha Muenter (31) in Mill Valley, California

Wedding of Interest

Jul 17 Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt (36) weds "The Simpsons" voice actor Hank Azaria (35) in Los Angeles, California

Glenn McGrath

Jul 17 Cricketer Glenn McGrath (29) weds flight attendant Jane Louise Steele

Raquel Welch

Jul 17 Actress Raquel Welch (58) weds Richard Palmer in Beverly Hills, California

Jimmy Johnson

Jul 18 Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys

Martin Scorsese

Jul 22 Director Martin Scorsese (56) weds Helen Morris in New York

  • Jul 28 "Sixteen Candles" actress Molly Ringwald (31) weds French writer Valery Lamerignere in Bordeaux, France

Patrick Dempsey

Jul 31 Actor Patrick Dempsey (33) weds makeup artist Jillian Fink

Phil Esposito

Jul 31 NHL player Phil Esposito (57) weds Bridget Leigh

Fatboy Slim

Aug 20 DJ and music producer Fatboy Slim (36) marries TV presenter Zoƫ Ball (separated 2016)

Cathy Moriarty

Aug 28 Actress Cathy Moriarty (38) weds financier Joseph Gentile

  • Sep 3 "The Steve Harvey Show" actor Cedric The Entertainer (35) weds Lorna Wells (33)
  • Sep 11 Actress Jenny McCarthy (26) weds actor-director John Mallory Asher (28) in the Crystal Gardens at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Jet Li

Sep 19 Chinese martial artist Jet Li (36) weds actress Nina Li Chi (37) in Los Angeles

  • Sep 26 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

Rob Thomas

Oct 2 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California

  • Oct 9 "Pretty in Pink" actor Andrew McCarthy (36) weds Carol Schneider

Evel Knievel

Nov 19 Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (61) weds Krystal Kennedy at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas

Philippe of Belgium

Dec 4 Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium (38) and heir apparent to Belgium throne weds Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz (25) in Brussels, Belgium

Robbie Coltrane

Dec 11 Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane marries Rhona Gemmell (separated 2003)

Jerry Seinfeld

Dec 25 Comedian Jerry Seinfeld (45) marries PR executive Jessica Sklar (28)


Famous Divorces

Angelina Jolie

Feb 3 Actress Angelina Jolie (23) divorces actor Jonny Lee Miller (26) after 3 years of marriage

Prince Rogers Nelson

Feb 14 American singer Prince Rogers Nelson (40) divorces belly dancer Mayte Garcia (25) after 2 years of marriage

Rupert Murdoch

Jun 8 Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (68) divorces journalist Anna Torv (55) after 31 years of marriage

Divorce of Interest

Dec 16 Actress Linda Hamilton (43) divorces director James Cameron (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage