Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 15

Famous Weddings

Betsy Ross

1777 American seamstress Betsy Ross (25) weds (for the 2nd time) mariner Joseph Ashburn

  • 1905 Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustav, Crown Prince of Sweden.

Fay Wray

1928 "King Kong" actress Fay Wray (20) weds playwright-screenwriter John Monk Saunders (30)

Judy Garland

1945 American singer and actress Judy Garland (23) weds American director Vincente Minnelli (42); divorce in 1951

Arthur C. Clarke

1953 Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

Dudley Moore

1968 Actor Dudley Moore (33) weds actress Suzy Kendall; divorced in 1972

  • 1969 British-American romance novelist, Jackie Collins (31) weds 2nd husband, American theatrical producer Oscar Lerman (49), at the home of her sister Joan
  • 1978 Jordan's King Hussein marries Elizabeth Halaby, 26-yr-old American
  • 1992 Director Frank Perry (Mommie Dearest) marries Virginia Bush Ford
  • 2000 "Murphy Brown" actress Candice Bergen (54) weds New York real estate magnate Marshall Rose (63) at a Manhattan synagogue
  • 2002 "American Pie" actress Shannon Elizabeth (28) weds actor Joe Reitman (34) in Jalisco, Mexico

Charlie Sheen

2002 Actor Charlie Sheen (36) weds actress Denise Richards (31) under a rose arch dotted by over 1000 blooms in Brentwood, California

  • 2005 "American Idol" singer Bo Bice (29) weds American waitress Caroline Fisher (24) at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Helena, Alabama

Harrison Ford & Calista Flockhart

2010 Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • 2013 "Hart of Dixie" actor Cress Williams (42) weds girlfriend Kristen Torrianni in Texas

Famous Divorces

Edward W. Brooke

1978 US Senator Edward W. Brooke (58) divorces first wife Remigia Ferrari-Scacco after 31 years of marriage

Courtney Love

1989 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) divorces vocalist James Moreland only 4 months after getting married

Elizabeth Hurley

2011 Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley (45) divorces businessman Arun Nayar due to husband's unreasonable behavior