Grace Kelly and Rainier III were married in a religious ceremony on this day in 1956, at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Monaco.
Who were Grace Kelly and Rainier III?
Grace Kelly was an American actress who became a Princess of Monaco after marrying Rainier III, the Prince of Monaco, in 1956. Rainier III was the ruler of the small sovereign state of Monaco, located on the French Riviera.
What was the significance of Grace Kelly and Rainier III's wedding?
Grace Kelly and Rainier III's wedding was considered one of the most glamorous and high-profile events of the 20th century. The couple's union was seen as a symbol of the meeting of American and European cultures, and it was covered extensively by media around the world.
What happened to Grace Kelly and Rainier III after their wedding?
Grace Kelly and Rainier III remained married until Kelly's death in a car accident in 1982. During their marriage, they had three children, and Kelly also continued to act in films and work on various humanitarian causes. Rainier III ruled Monaco until his death in 2005.