Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 16

Famous Weddings

Stonewall Jackson

1857 Confederate general Thomas Jackson (33) weds Mary Anna Morrison in Lincoln County

Claude Monet

1892 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hoschedé

Vera Miles

1960 American actress Vera Miles (30) weds American actor-director-screenwriter Keith Larsen (36); divorce in 1971

Robert Wagner

1972 American actress Natalie Wood (33) weds American actor Robert Wagner (40) for the second time, aboard the Ramblin' Rose, moored off Malibu, California

  • 1974 "The Osmonds" singer Alan Osmond (25) weds Suzanne Pinegar at LDS Temple in Provo, Utah

Donna Summer

1980 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award-winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California

Michael J. Fox

1988 "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

1988 Canadian NHL superstar Wayne Gretzky (27) weds American 'Police Academy 5' / 'A League of Their Own' actress Janet Jones (27) in Edmonton, Alberta

Anna Nicole Smith

1994 Model Anna Nicole Smith (26) weds multi-millionaire J. Howard Marshall II (89)

Jim Davis

2000 Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis (54) weds Jill Davis

Sandra Bullock

2005 Academy award-winning actress Sandra Bullock (40) weds "Monster Garage" host Jesse James (36) at sunset on the grounds of The Folded Hills Ranch in Gaviota, California

  • 2010 Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen (52) weds costume designer Helen L. Simmons (42) at Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach Resort in Florida
  • 2016 Survivor winner and cancer survivor Ethan Zohn (42) weds interior designer Lisa Heywood in North Bennington, Vermont

Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck

2022 American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez (52) weds American actor and film director Ben Affleck (49) at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Divorces

Meg Ryan & Dennis Quaid

2001 "Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis Quaid (46) after 9 years of marriage

Russell Brand & Katy Perry

2012 British actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces American pop star Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India