On This Day

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.

Gene Tierney

1941 Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

Rod Taylor

1963 Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

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

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 White Stripes" guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist Jack White (29) weds British model Karen Elson (26) in Manaus, Brazil
  • 2005 "The Amazing Race 7" executive assistant Alex Ali weds Lynn Warren in Ottawa, Canada
  • 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

Diana DeGarmo

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

  • 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

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

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

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