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Famous Weddings & Divorces on March 2

Famous Weddings

D. W. Griffith

1937 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)

Yannick Noah

1984 Tennis player Yannick Noah (23) weds beauty queen Cecilia Rodhe (22) in Cameroon

Famous Divorces

Mary Pickford

1920 Actress Mary Pickford (27) divorces actor Owen Moore (33) after 9 years of marriage

D. W. Griffith

1936 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage

John Wayne Gacy

1976 Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage

Salman Rushdie

1993 Novelist Salman Rushdie (Satanic Verses) divorces Marianne Wiggins