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Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 7

Famous Weddings

  • 1649 Philip IV, King of Spain (44) marries his niece Mariana of Austria (14) in Navalcarnero, Spain
  • 1776 Crown Prince Paul of Russia marries Sophie Marie Dorothea of Württemberg.

Wedding of Interest

1914 44th US Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (26) weds John F. Fitzgerald's daughter, Rose Fitzgerald (24)

Kennedy Family Matriarch Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Kennedy Family Matriarch
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy

Phyllis Diller

1965 Actress and comedian Phyllis Diller (48) weds actor Warde Donovan

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller

Merle Haggard

1978 American country singer-songwriter Merle Haggard (41) weds his backup singer Leona Williams (35); divorce in 1983

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

Larry King

1989 Radio talk show host Larry King (55) weds Julie Alexander (divorced 1992)

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • 1995 "Cheers" actor Ted Danson (47) weds Academy Award-winning actress Mary Steenbergen (42)

Bob Iger

1995 Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger (44) weds journalist Willow Bay (31) in Bridgehampton, New York

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger
CEO of The Walt Disney Company
Bob Iger

Tim Allen

2006 Comedian-actor Tim Allen (53) weds actress Jane Hajduk (39) at an outdoor ceremony in Grand Lake, Colorado

Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
  • 2012 Media personality Jack Osbourne (26) weds Lisa Stelly on the Big Island of Hawaii

Larry David

2020 Comedian Larry David marries Ashley Underwood in California

Comedian and Writer Larry David
Comedian and Writer
Larry David

Famous Divorces

Divorce of Interest

1988 Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
Model and Actress Robin Givens
Model and Actress
Robin Givens
  • 2004 Actress Andie MacDowell (46) divorces businessman Rhett Hartzog (45) after nearly three years of marriage