Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 1

Famous Weddings

Frank Lloyd Wright

1889 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

George Bernard Shaw

1896 Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (41) marries Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend (41) in Covent Garden, London.

Howard Hughes

1925 Businessman Howard Hughes marries 1st wife Ella Rice

Charlie Chaplin

1933 Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

Gene Tierney

1941 American actress Gene Tierney (20) weds Russian-Italian fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28); divorce in 1952

Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz

1949 Lucille Ball & Arnaz">Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

  • 1954 Marriage of the parents of Diana, Princess of Wales; Frances Roche (18) to John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, later Earl of Spencer (30) at Westminster Abbey (divorced 1969)

Rod Taylor

1963 Australian actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood, California; divorce in 1969

John Wayne Gacy

1972 Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff

Merle Haggard

1985 Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret; divorce in 1991

Roseanne Barr

1991 Actors Roseanne Barr Arnold & Tom Arnold remarry

David Cameron

1996 81st UK Prime Minister David Cameron (29) weds businesswoman Samantha Sheffield (25) at the Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury in East Hendred, Oxfordshire

Kenny Rogers

1997 Grammy Award-winning pop-country singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

  • 2005 "The Amazing Race 7" executive assistant Alex Ali weds Lynn Warren in Ottawa, Canada
  • 2005 "The White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil
  • 2006 Korean "My Sassy Girl" actor-singer Cha Tae-Hyun (30) weds pop lyricist Choi Suk-eun at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul City

Tony Bennett

2007 Legendary crooner Tony Bennett (80) weds his longtime girlfriend Susan Crow (47) in New York City

  • 2013 "How to Make It in America" actress Lake Bell (34) weds tattoo artist Scott Campbell at The Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2013 Napster founder Sean Parker (33) weds singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas at the Ventana Inn in Big Sur, California

Diana DeGarmo

2013 Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

  • 2023 Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein (28) marries Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif (29) at Zahran Palace in Amman attended by world leaders [1]

Famous Divorces

Mike Tyson & Robin Givens

1989 Robin Givens and Mike Tyson granted final divorce in New Jersey

  • 1994 Guns N' Roses drummer Matthew Sorum files to divorce Kai