On This Day

Famous Weddings & Divorces on September 30

Famous Weddings

Ray Milland

1932 Actor and director Ray Milland (27) weds Muriel Frances Weber

William Golding

1939 Nobel Prize-winning author William Golding (28) weds analytic chemist Ann Brookfield

Lee Kuan Yew

1950 First Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew (27) weds lawyer Kwa Geok Choo (29) in Singapore

Miles Davis

1968 American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (42) weds American singer Betty Mabry (23); divorce 1969

  • 1977 "Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom" author John Updike (45) weds Martha Bernhard

Meryl Streep

1978 Actress Meryl Streep (29) weds sculptor Don Gummer (31) in Mason's Island, Connecticut

Larry Bird

1989 NBA legend Larry Bird (32) weds long-time girlfriend Dinah Mattingly in Terre Haute, Indiana

  • 1995 "Judging Amy" actress Amy Brenneman (31) weds TV and film director Brad Silberling (32)

Pete Sampras

2000 Tennis star player Pete Sampras (29) weds actress and former Miss Teen USA Bridgette Wilson (27) in Los Angeles, California

  • 2006 Hanson pop rocker Isaac Hanson (25) weds Nicole Dufresne (22) at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 2006 Actress Amanda Peet (34) weds screenwriter David Benioff (36) at Friends Seminary Quaker School in New York City
  • 2011 Paramore bassist Jeremy Davis (26) weds TV host and actress Kathryn Camsey in Las Vegas

Famous Divorces

Louis Armstrong

1938 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) divorces pianist Lil Armstrong (40) after more than 14 years of marriage

  • 2010 "CSI: Miami" actor Eddie Cibrian (36) divorces actress Brandi Glanville (37) due to irreconcilable differences after eight years of marriage