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Famous Weddings & Divorces on June 9

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

1660 French King Louis XIV (21) marries Maria Theresa of Spain (21) at Saint-Jean-de-Luz

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
Queen of Louis XIV Maria Theresa of Spain
Queen of Louis XIV
Maria Theresa of Spain

Joyce Kilmer

1908 Poet Joyce Kilmer (21) weds author Aline Murray (19)

George Orwell

1936 Novelist and journalist George Orwell (33) weds Eileen Maud O'Shaugnessy (30) at St. Mary's Church

Jonas Salk

1939 Medical researcher Jonas Salk (24) weds social worker Donna Lindsay

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • 1990 Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed

Patrick Roy

1990 NHL goaltender Patrick Roy (25) weds Michele Piuze at Saint-Sacrement Church in Quebec, Canada

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy

Bruce Springsteen

1991 American rock star Bruce Springsteen (41) weds his backup singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa (34), at their Los Angeles home

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

Naruhito

1993 Japanese crown prince Naruhito weds Masaka Owada

Emperor of Japan Naruhito
Emperor of Japan
Naruhito
  • 2001 "Law & Order" actress and model Angie Harmon (28) weds New York Giant NFL player Jason Sehorn (30) at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas

Peter Gabriel

2002 "In Your Eyes" singer Peter Gabriel (51) weds Meah Flynn at Li Capanni Hotel in Italy

Rock Vocalist Peter Gabriel
Rock Vocalist
Peter Gabriel
  • 2005 "Good Morning, Miami" actor Mark Feuerstein (34) weds TV writer/producer Dana Klein at The Four Seasons-Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara, California
  • 2006 Actor Oliver Hudson (29) weds actress Erinn Bartlett (33) at One & Only Palmilla in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • 2007 "Ugly Betty" actress Ana Ortiz (36) weds musician Noah Lebenzon at the Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel in Rincon, Puerto Rico
  • 2008 "Tommy Tutone" band lead singer Tommy Heath weds longtime girlfriend Lisa Scholtz in Lake Tahoe, California

Mike Tyson

2009 Boxing legend Mike Tyson (43) weds Lakiha Spicer (32) at La Bella Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Matthew McConaughey

2012 Actor Matthew McConaughey (42) weds model Camilla Alves (30) in Austin, Texas

Rosie O'Donnell

2012 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (50) weds Michelle Rounds in New York

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell
  • 2015 Actress and singer Aly Michalka (26) weds film producer Stephen Ringer at Belmond Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Italy

Famous Divorces

  • 1977 George & Patti Harrison divorce

Barry Bonds

2009 Elizabeth Watson (39) divorces MLB home run record holder Barry Bonds (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds