Famous Weddings & Divorces on September 16

Famous Weddings

  • 1862 Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii (1891-93) marries John Owen Dominis

Henry Fonda

1936 American actor Henry Fonda (31) weds Canadian-American socialite Frances Ford Seymour (28) at Christ Church, New York City

Bob Denver

1967 Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber

Susan Sarandon

1967 Student and later actress Susan Tomalin marries fellow student Chris Sarandon (divorced 1979)

Sally Field

1968 Actress Sally Field weds Steven Craig

Natalie Cole

1989 American pop singer Natalie Cole (39) weds American drummer and record producer Andre Fisher; divorce 1995

Ivan Lendl

1989 Tennis player Ivan Lendl (29) weds Samantha Frankel in Greenwich, Connecticut

  • 1990 101 year old Sam Ackerman weds 95 year old Eva in New Rochelle NY

Willie Nelson

1991 American country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo in Nashville, Tennessee

  • 1993 Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

Stephen Hawking

1995 Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds nurse Elaine Mason

Ken Jennings

2000 Jeopardy game show winner Ken Jennings (26) weds Mindy Boam

  • 2006 Aga Khan's son Prince Hussain weds Kristin White on the grounds of Chateau de Chantilly in France
  • 2006 Blues guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd (29) weds Mel Gibson's daughter Hannah Gibson at the altar of The Holy Family Church in Malibu
  • 2017 Welsh singer Charlotte Church (31) marries musician Jonny Powell (30) in Cardiff