Famous Weddings & Divorces on May 28

Famous Weddings

  • 1894 Belgium Princess Josephine marries Prince Karl von Hohenzollern

Stanley Kubrick

1948 Film director Stanley Kubrick (19) weds high school sweetheart Toba Metz

Kirk Douglas

1954 "The Bad and the Beautiful" actor Kirk Douglas (37) weds producer Ann Buydens (24) at Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas

Jim Henson

1959 Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

1971 NBA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (24) weds school teacher Janice Brown

Jerry West

1978 NBA legend Jerry West (40) weds cheerleader Karen Bua

  • 1988 American "General Hospital" actress Genie Francis (26) weds American "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Jonathan Frakes in the chapel of St. Nicholas Church in Encino, California

Harry Reasoner

1988 American journalist Harry Reasoner (65) weds American insurance executive Lois Harriett Weber(44) at the United Church of Christ in Humboldt, Iowa

Bernie Sanders

1988 Vermont's US Senator Bernie Sanders (46) weds American social worker Jane O'Meara Driscoll (38) in Burlington, Vermont

  • 1989 Delta Burke (Designing Women) weds Gerald McRaney (Major Dad)

Lucy Lawless

1998 "Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

Justin Trudeau

2005 Politician Justin Trudeau (33) weds tv host Sophie Grégoire (30) in a Catholic ceremony at Montreal's Sainte-Madeleine d'Outremont Church

  • 2006 "Average Joe" actor Adam Mesh (30) weds Jessica Malca in Miami, Florida
  • 2010 "Beverly Hills 90210" actor Ian Ziering (46) weds Erin Kristine Ludwig at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, California
  • 2011 American actress and former "Clean House" host Niecy Nash (41) weds American electrical engineer Jay Tucker at the Church Estate Vineyard in Malibu; divorce in 2020
  • 2011 Former American beauty queen Candice Crawford (24) weds Dallas Cowboys football quarterback Tony Romo (31) at Arlington Hall in Dallas, Texas
  • 2016 The daughter of the duke of Wellington Lady Charlotte Anne Wellesley weds financier Alejandro Santo Domingo (39) in Íllora, Spain
  • 2016 TV presenter Rick Edwards (37) weds Eastenders star Emer Kenny (26) at Kew Gardens in London, England
  • 2017 Actress Maggie Grace (33) weds entrepreneur Brent Bushnell in La Jolla, California
  • 2017 Mr. Robot screenwriter Sam Esmail (39) weds actress Emmy Rossum (30) at the East 55th Street Synagogue in New York City

Famous Divorces

Anne Boleyn & Henry VIII

1533 The Archbishop of Canterbury voids the marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn

Courteney Cox

2013 Actress Courteney Cox and actor David Arquette divorce after 13 years of marriage