Famous Weddings & Divorces on December 18

Famous Weddings

Woodrow Wilson

1915 28th US President Woodrow Wilson, widowed the year before marries second wife Edith Bolling Galt, a descendant of native American Pocahontas

George Murphy

1926 Actor George Murphy (24) weds ballroom dancing partner Juliette Henkel

Rosa Parks

1932 Civil rights activist Rosa McCauley (19) weds Raymond Parks (29) in Montgomery, Alabama

Larry Hagman

1954 Actor Larry Hagman marries Maj Hagman

Little Eva

1962 Pop singer Little Eva (19) weds James Harris

Strother Martin

1966 American actor Strother Martin (47) weds Helen Meisels (56), until his death in 1980

Phil Hartman

1982 Actor Phil Hartman (34) weds real estate agent Lisa Strain

Keith Richards

1983 Rolling Stone Keith Richards marries model Patti Hansen

Hulk Hogan

1983 Wrestler Hulk Hogan (30) weds Linda Claridge

Jamie Lee Curtis

1984 Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (26) weds actor Christopher Guest (37) in New York

Benazir Bhutto

1987 Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future Prime Minister, marries Asif Ali Zardari

  • 1993 General Hospital co-stars Kristina Malandro & Jack Wagner wed

Larry Ellison

2003 Founder of Oracle Larry Ellison (59) weds romance novelist Melanie Craft in Woodside, California

Nick Faldo

2020 Retired British golf champion Nick Faldo (64) weds fourth wife, American golf enthusiast Linda DeMarco (58) on the beach in the Florida Keys


Famous Divorces

Louis Armstrong

1923 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (22) divorces Daisy Parker after 5 years of marriage

Peter Sellers

1968 Actor Peter Sellers (43) divorces actress Britt Ekland after 4 years of marriage