On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 29

Famous Weddings

  • 1822 Nephew of Napoleon, biologist and ornithologist Prince Charles Bonaparte marries cousin Zenaide Bonaparte

Charlotte Brontë

1854 English Novelist and author of "Jane Eyre" Charlotte Brontë marries curate Arthur Bell Nicholls

Mary Astor

1931 Actress Mary Astor (25) weds Dr. Franklyn Thorpe

Wedding of Interest

1956 Actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (30) weds for the 3rd time, this time marrying playwright Arthur Miller (40) at White Plains Court House in White Plains, New York

Maggie Smith

1967 Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England

Jonas Salk

1970 Medical researcher Jonas Salk (55) weds painter and author Françoise Gilot (48) in Paris

Dick Wolf

1983 Producer Dick Wolf (36) weds Christine Marburg

  • 2002 Actor-comedian Tom Arnold (43) weds Shelby Roos (29) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

Wedding of Interest

2005 American actress Jennifer Garner (33) weds actor and film director Ben Affleck (32) at the Parrot Cay resort on Turks and Caicos Islands

  • 2005 "Access Hollywood" host Nancy O'Dell (39) weds business executive Keith Zubchevich (36) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2014 "Hart of Dixie" actress Brandi Burkhardt (35) weds Douglas Kazanjian in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 2015 Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones (33) weds model Dani Lawrence (28) at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire
  • 2021 WWE stars Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins marry

Famous Divorces

Jackie Coogan

1943 Actor Jackie Coogan (28) divorces actress Flower Parry after almost 2 years of marriage

Divorce of Interest

2012 Actress Katie Holmes (33) divorces American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (50) allegedly due to disagreement about their religious beliefs and the raising of their daughter Suri, after 5 years of marriage