Big year for Celebrity Weddings, but I cried during my 16 year old friend’s Nuptials


September 18, 1964. Friday. Some boy told me Howard is engaged. “What a Joke!” I only care about Byron now.

Didn’t go to school today because of Shelia’s Wedding. Pearl came too. It was so sad I cried. Steve and Shelia looked like two little kids. After we all went to Shelia’s house for a reception. I really ate a lot! We gave her silver leaf glasses. 4 High School girls there, were married and had babies. We left, but didn’t go back to school. Instead we went back to Nana’s apartment and packed up her stuff and moved it into another apartment. I was so sad to leave. It had been the happiest week of my life, with out any bugs around. I came home and got ready to go to the dance in Westchester. Byron’s band the Marauders were playing. I died when I saw him, he’s so cute! But, it’s no use, his girlfriend was thee …She’s so plain!!! I couldn’t believe it!!! I talked to him and Sandy said she thinks he likes me. Neil’s was there, what a doll!!! Ernie was there too…he said he still loves me, but I love Byron!!


Peter Paul and Mary: Paul Stookey, The Wedding Song

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Date Married: 15 March 1964

“I’ve always admitted that I’m ruled by my passions, and I can’t pretend I didn’t know what I was doing when I became involved with Richard,” Taylor wrote in her memoir. The married actors’ affair on the Rome set of Cleopatra made headlines –

Brian Wilson and Marilyn Wilson

Date Married: 7 December 1964

(7 December 1964 – 1979) (divorced) 2 children From late 1964 to the 1979, Wilson was married to Marilyn Rovell, although they later divorced. Wilson has two daughters from this marriage: Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) and Wendy Wilson (born October 16, 1969), who would go on to musical success …

Cher and Sonny Bono 

Date Married: 27 October 1964

Charlie Watts and Shirley Watts

Date Married: 14 October 1964

(14 October 1964 – present) (1 child) On 14 October 1964, Watts married Shirley Ann Shepherd, whom he had met before the band became successful. Still married after 49 years, they share one daughter, Seraphina Watts, born on 18 March 1968. Watts also has a granddaughter, Charlotte.

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