Famous Weddings & Divorces for Year 1953

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Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 24 of 24

Feb 14th - Actress Agnes Moorehead (52) weds actor/film director Robert Gist (35)
Apr 6th - MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (22) weds Mollye Louise
Apr 9th - Biologist Alexander Fleming (34) weds doctor Amalia Koutsouri-Vourekas (41)
Apr 15th - Ice hockey player Gordie Howe (25) weds sports agent Colleen Joffa (20) at Calvary Presbyterian Church
May 23rd - John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City
Jun 15th - Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York
Jun 18th - Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26)
Jun 19th - Singer James Brown (20) weds Velma Warren at Trinity CME Church in Toccoa, Georgia
Jul 2nd - British writer ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") Ronald Dhal marries American actress Patricia Neal
Author Roald DahlAuthor Roald Dahl (Jul 2nd) Jul 2nd - Author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York
Jul 6th - "James Bond" actor Roger Moore (25) weds Welsh singer Dorothy Squires (38) in Jersey City
Aug 6th - NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey
Aug 30th - Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC
Sep 3rd - Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose
Sep 8th - Actress Lana Turner (32) weds "Tarzan of the Apes" actor Lex Barker (34)
Sep 12th - Senator John F. Kennedy (36) weds Jacqueline Bouvier (24) in Newport, Rhode Island
35th US President John F. Kennedy35th US President John F. Kennedy (Sep 12th) Sep 24th - Singer Dick Haymes (35) weds Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth (34) at The Sands hotel-casino in Las Vegas
Sep 25th - Statesman Mikhail Gorbachev (22) weds Raisa Maximovna (21) at a Komsomol wedding ceremony
Sep 29th - US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
Oct 3rd - MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle
Oct 6th - MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (19) weds Barbara Lucas
Oct 26th - Tennis champion Tony Trabert (23) weds beauty queen Shauna Wood at the Salt Lake Country Club in Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 8th - Prime Minister of Canada John Diefenbaker (58) weds second wife Olive Palmer (51) at Park Road Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone ArledgeSports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge (Dec 27th) Dec 27th - Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 1 of 1

Jazz Musician Ella FitzgeraldJazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald (Aug 28th) Aug 28th - Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (36) divorces bass player Ray Brown (27) after 6 years of marriage

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