Gorgeous Black & White Celebrity Wedding Photos

Updated: Jun 11, 2020

Below is a look back at some of the most beautiful vintage photos of celebrity weddings in the '50s and '60s.

Elizabeth Taylor and Conrad Hilton, 1950

1, 2: Frank Worth, Courtesy of Capital Art, 3: Keystone / Getty Images

Location: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles

Fact: MGM paid for the whole wedding, which was timed perfectly with the release of Elizabeth Taylor’s latest film The Father of The Bride.

Bridgitte Bardot and Roger Vadim, 1952

Getty Images

Location: Paris, France

Fact: Bridgitte was only 18 years old when she married the French director. Their marriage only lasted five years, after which both went on to marry several other people.

John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier, 1953

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Location: Newport, Rhode Island

Fact: It's estimated that around 2,000 fans watched from outside the church as Jackie married then newly-elected Massachusetts Senator JFK.

Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer, 1954

Ernst Haas / Getty Images

Location: Burgenstock, Switzerland

Fact: Hepburn and Ferrer were introduced at a party hosted by Gregory Peck, Aubrey’s co-star in Roman Holiday.

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, 1964

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Location: Montreal, Canada

Fact: Another one for Liz, this time to her fifth (and sixth) husband, they got married in 1964 and after divorcing, again in 1975.

Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu, 1967

1, 2: Bettman / Getty Images, 3, 4: Courtesy of Graceland Auctions

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Fact: Priscilla met Elvis when she was 14 in West Germany, where she lived on base and where Elvis was serving in the army. When she was 17, she was allowed to move into his Graceland estate in Memphis.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1969

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Location: Gibraltar

Fact: Immediately after their wedding, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their famous “bed-in” in Amsterdam where they held a press conference to fight for world peace.

Mick and Bianca Jagger, 1969

Lichfield / Getty Images

Location: St. Tropez

Fact: Mick arranged for a private jet to fly 75 of his famous friends in from London, including Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elton John and Eric Clapton. Others such as Brigitte Bardot and Keith Richards joined them later at the after-party at the Hotel Byblos.

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