On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on February 20

Famous Weddings

John Cleese

1968 Comedian John Cleese (Monty Python) marries actress Connie Booth

Arthur Ashe

1977 World No. 1 tennis player Arthur Ashe (33) weds photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy in New York City

  • 1980 Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski

Rodney King

1989 Police violence victim Rodney King (23) weds Crystal Lynnette Waters

  • 1998 The warrior monk "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine (61) weds actress Marina Benjamin (45) on the Laramie Street on the back lot of Warner Bros. Studio
  • 2005 "Iron Chef America" host Bobby Flay (40) weds former "Law and Order: SVU" actress Stephanie March (30) at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in New York City
  • 2009 "Dog The Bounty Hunter" actress Lyssa Chapman (21) weds Brahman Galanti (35) at Lanikuhonua at Ko Olina in Oahu, Hawaii
  • 2016 R&B singer Ne-Yo (36) weds Crystal Renay Williams in Los Angeles
  • 2016 Paramore's lead vocalist Hayley Williams (27) weds New Found Glory's lead guitarist Chad Gilbert in Franklin, Tennessee
  • 2016 TV personality and actress Casey Reinhardt (30) weds longtime beau Sean Brown in California

Famous Divorces

Cher

1974 American singer and actress Cher (27) files for separation from husband singer-songwriter Sonny Bono (38)

Carmen Electra

2007 Baywatch actress Carmen Electra (34) divorces rocker Dave Navarro (39) due to irreconcilable differences after less than three years of marriage