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Famous Weddings & Divorces on October 9

Famous Weddings

Louis XII

1514 King Louis XII of France marries Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII (sister of Henry VIII)

John D. Rockefeller Jr

1901 Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr (27) weds Abby Aldrich in Warwick Neck, Rhode Island

Jack Dempsey

1916 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (21) weds Maxine Gates in Farmington, Utah

Aga Khan III

1944 Nizari Imam Aga Khan III (67) weds 1930 Miss France Yvonne Blanche Labrousse (38) in Geneva, Switzerland

Edith Piaf

1962 French singer Édith Piaf (46) marries French Greek actor Théo Sarapo (26)

George Gervin

1985 NBA guard George Gervin (33) weds Joyce King in Bexar County, Texas

  • 1999 "Pretty in Pink" actor Andrew McCarthy (36) weds Carol Schneider
  • 2005 "The O.C." writer and talk show host Regis Philbin's daughter Jennifer Joy Philbin (31) weds NBC comedy series "The Office" writer Michael Schur (32) at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in New York City
  • 2005 "Savage Garden" musician Daniel Jones (32) weds "Hi-5" member Kathleen De León (28) at Avica Weddings and Resort on the Gold Coast in Queensland

Giorgio Armani

2005 Italian pop singer Alexia (38) weds Giorgio Armani's nephew Andrea Camerana at Church of San Martino in Piacenza, Italy

Paul McCartney

2011 Musician Paul McCartney (69) weds New Yorker Nancy Shevell (51) in a civil ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall, London

  • 2011 TV personality Layla Kayleigh (22) weds Radio Talk Show Host/DJ Steve Covino (36) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Divorces

  • 1973 Elvis & Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
  • 1980 Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot