With this ring I thee wed … in 1951 (part 3)

With this ring I thee wed … in 1951

(Part 3)

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Denis & Margaret Thatcher

Denis & Margaret Thatcher (1951-2003)

Margaret and Denis Thatcher were married on December 13, 1951. The weather was cold and foggy. The ceremony took place at Wesley’s Chapel in City Road, London, England. The Rev. Skinner and Rev. Spivey officiated. Margaret wore a velvet dress in royal blue and an ostrich feathers trimmed hat. Their wedding reception was held at the home of Sir Alfred Bossom. As the first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher made history but she wrote that she couldn’t have done it without her husband Denis by her side.

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Diana Dors and Dennis Hamilton (1951 – 1959)

Diana Dors, England’s answer to Marilyn Monroe, married  Dennis Hamilton, at 4.pm 3rd July 1951 at Caxton Hall registry office in Westminster. She was just nineteen and already a film star. The marriage lasted until Hamilton’s death in 1959.

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OK … so that’s the marriages.

BUT IN THE INTEREST OF BALANCE …

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SOME CELEBRITIES GAVE MARRIAGE THE ELBOW IN 1951 …

Frank Sinatra & Nancy Barbato

Elizabeth Taylor & Nicholas Conrad Hilton Jr.

Kirk Douglas & Diana Dill Douglas

Judy Garland & Vincente Minnelli

Mickey Rooney & Martha Vickers

Stanley Kubrick & Toba Etta Metz

Peggy Lee & Dave Barbour

Barbara Day and Charles Addams 

Note: Mr Frank ‘I did it My Way’ Sinatra divorced Nancy Barbato AND married Ava Gardner in 1951. Way to go Frank!

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Sources: Celebrity Weddings in 1951

 

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