On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 16

Famous Weddings

Thomas E. Dewey

1928 New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey (26) weds stage actress Frances Eileen Hutt

Charlie Chaplin

1943 Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

Wedding of Interest

1956 British Poet and Poet Laureate Ted Hughes marries American writer and poet (The Bell Jar) Sylvia Plath at St George the Martyr Holborn, London.

Jerry Springer

1973 Talk show host Jerry Springer (29) weds Micki Velton

Hugh Laurie

1989 Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London

  • 1996 Soap opera actress-singer Kassie Wesley (35) weds James De Paiva (39) in Morganfield, Kentucky
  • 2005 "American Idol" singer Bo Bice (29) weds Caroline Fisher at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Alabama
  • 2007 "Two and a Half Men" actor Jon Cryer (41) weds entertainment reporter Lisa Joyner (40) at the Chapel at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Rod Stewart

2007 Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara

  • 2012 Supermodel Agyness Deyn (29) weds "Avatar" actor Giovanni Ribisi (36) in Los Angeles
  • 2012 "Superbad" actress Aviva Farber (27) weds actor Ken Baumann (22) in Malibu, California
  • 2012 "Think Like a Man" and "Jumping the Broom" actress Meagan Good (30) weds Columbia Pictures VP DeVon Franklin (33) in Malibu, California

Famous Divorces

Robert Evans

2006 Lady Victoria White (43) divorces legendary Hollywood film producer Robert Evans (76) due to irreconcilable differences only 10 months of marriage