Famous Weddings & Divorces on July 6

Famous Weddings

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 English "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds second wife Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City, New Jersey; divorce in 1968

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 Major (later General) Norman Schwarzkopf (33) weds American flight attendant Brenda Halsinger (27-ish) until his death in 2012

Agnetha Fältskog & Björn Ulvaeus

1971 Swedish pop singer-songwriter Bjorn Ulvaeus (26) weds fellow Swedish singer-songwriter Agnetha Faltskog (21), prior to forming half of ABBA; divorce in 1980

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

Tammy Wynette

1978 American country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds American record producer George Richey (42) in Florida (her 5th husband, his 3rd wife) until he death in 1998

Mary Travers

1991 American "Peter, Paul & Mary" folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds 4th husband, American restaurateur Ethan Robbins, until her death in 2009

  • 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 & Russell Wilson

2016 American NFL quarterback Russell Wilson (27) weds second wife American R&B 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