On this date: Jayne Mansfield marries Mikey Hargitay on 13 January 1958

Jan. 13 1958 – Jayne Mansfield and actor/bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay, marries in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Mansfield and Hargitay married at the Wayfarers Chapel. The unique glass chapel made public and press viewing of the wedding much easier. Jayne wore a transparent wedding gown, adding to the occasion’s publicity aspect. Her elaborate marriage to “Mr. Universe” Mickey Hargitay gave her 3 children. The couple divorced in Juarez, Mexico, in May 1963.

Here’s a link to the homepage of the beautiful chapel:

Wayfarer’s chapel


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