Celebrity Engagements Archive - 1939

Awwww... we like it when famous people find love. See which couple took the next step and "put a ring on it" and got engaged in 1939.
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  1. Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier

    Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier

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    Date Engaged: 1939
    (31 August 1940 - 6 January 1961) (divorced) He first saw Vivien Leigh in The Mask of Virtue in 1936, and a friendship developed after he congratulated her on her performance. While playing lovers in the film Fire Over England (1937), they developed a strong attraction, and after filming was completed ...

  2. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine

    Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine

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    Date Engaged: 1939
    (3 January 1940 - 3 March 1987) (his death) (1 child) She and her future husband grew up within blocks of each other in Brooklyn, but did not meet until 1939. She was working as an audition pianist when she met Danny Kaye; both were working on a short-lived Broadway show. Fine also wrote the lyrics ...

  3. Andrea Leeds and Robert Howard

    Andrea Leeds and Robert Howard

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    Date Engaged: 12 September 1939
    One of the few Hollywood marriages that worked. She was an up- and-coming actress expect to become a full pledged star - he was the son of a wealthy sportsman. They dated for only a couple of months before marrying, but the marriage survived and they thrived, running a luxurious resort in Palm Springs ...

  4. Eric Pohlmann and Liselotte Goettinger

    Eric Pohlmann and Liselotte Goettinger

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    Date Engaged: May 1939
    Liselotte was a refugee from Nazi Europe. She arrived in the UK in 1938, her fiance, Eric Pohlmann, followed in 1939, and they were married in the same year.

  5. Judith Evelyn and Andrew Allan

    Judith Evelyn and Andrew Allan

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    Date Engaged: 1939
    On September 3, 1939, together with her fiancé, Canadian radio producer Andrew Allan, Evelyn survived the sinking of the Anchor-Donaldson liner SS Athenia. The Athenia was the first British passenger liner to be sunk by a German submarine in World War II.

  6. Paul Gallico and Pauline Gariboldi

    Paul Gallico and Pauline Gariboldi

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    Date Engaged: 1939
    (1939 - 1939) (divorced)

  7. Elisabeth Mann and Giuseppe Antonio Borgese

    Elisabeth Mann and Giuseppe Antonio Borgese

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    Date Engaged: 1939
    In 1939 she married to the anti-fascist Italian writer Giuseppe Antonio Borgese (1882 – 1952), 36 years her senior, by whom she had two daughters, Angelica and Dominica.

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