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Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 6

Famous Weddings

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1877 Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (37) weds Antonina Miliukova (29) at the Church of Saint George in Moscow, Russia

George V

1893 British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace

Roger Moore

1953 "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City

Ben Bradlee

1956 Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot

  • 1966 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 4th wife Nancy Hackett

Norman Schwarzkopf

1968 US Army General Norman Schwarzkopf (33) weds Brenda Halsinger

Agnetha Fältskog

1971 Swedish singer-songwriter Bjorn Ulvaeus (26) weds fellow Swedish singer-songwriter Agnetha Faltskog (21), prior to forming half of ABBA; divorce in 1979

  • 1973 "The Avengers" actress Diana Rigg (35) weds Israeli painter Menachen Gueffen (43)

Tammy Wynette

1978 American country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

Mary Travers

1991 Folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds restaurateur Ethan Robbins

  • 2006 "National Treasure" director Jon Turteltaub (42) weds co-founder of Creative Visions Foundation Amy Eldon at Saddlerock Ranch and Vineyard in Malibu, California

Eva Longoria

2007 NBA Finals MVP Tony Parker (25) weds Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria (32) at a civil ceremony in Paris, France

  • 2013 Actress Elisha Cuthbert (30) weds ice hockey player Dion Phaneuf at St James Catholic Church in Summerfield, Canada
  • 2014 Talent manager Scooter Braun (33) weds philanthropist Yael Cohen (28) in Whistler, British Columbia

Ciara

2016 NFL quarterback Russell Wilson (27) weds singer-songwriter Ciara (30) at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England


Famous Divorces

Bette Davis

1960 Actress Bette Davis (52) divorces actor Gary Merrill (46) after almost 10 years of marriage

  • 2009 Actress Rachael Bella (25) divorces "Terminator 2" actor Eddie Furlong (31) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage