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Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 12

Famous Weddings

Frederick the Great

1733 King of Prussia Frederick the Great (21) weds duchess Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern (18) at Schloss Salzdahlum in Wolfenbüttel, Germany

Guglielmo Marconi

1927 Inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi (53) weds Maria Cristina Bezzi-Scali

Jim Jones

1949 Religious leader Jim Jones (18) weds nurse Marceline Baldwin

Mick Fleetwood

1970 Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23)

  • 1971 Tricia Nixon & Edward F Cox marry at White House

Neil Armstrong

1994 Astronaut Neil Armstrong (63) marries second wife Carol Held Knight

Snoop Dogg

1997 Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg (25) weds high school sweetheart Shante Taylor at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California

Courteney Cox

1999 Actor and film director David Arquette (27) weds "Friends" actress Courteney Cox (34) at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California

  • 1999 Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller (22) weds lawyer and ophthalmologist Chris Phillips (26) at Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma City

Boris Becker

2009 Tennis ace Boris Becker (41) weds model Sharlely Kerssenberg in St Moritz, Switzerland

  • 2014 The Band Perry singer Kimberly Perry weds Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia (28) in Greeneville, Tennessee