David Street and Debra Paget Needs a Banner!
(14 January 1958 - 10 April 1958) (divorced)
while appearing in Las Vegas, singer David Street comes to watch her show. They date for three months.
Early January 58
is considered for a diplomatic mission to Moscow, sending 10 Hollywood beauties to reshape Russian thinking and promote Russian-American friendship. The others scheduled are Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Abbe Lane, Kim Novak, Jayne Mansfield, Cyd Charisse, Susan Hayward, Marie McDonald, and Jean Martin.
11 January 58 her friendship with singer David Street blossoms into love while both watch a Saturday night movie on TV. They have known each other since 1945 / she met him while playing the Flamingo Hotel and he sang at El Cortez at a benefit.
13 January 58 announces she will marry Street tomorrow at the Beverly Hills home of her mother. His former wife, TV actress Sharon Lee, calls Debra`s mother several times threatening to disrupt the upcoming marriage. Street secretly married Sharon on December 14, 1957, and divorced her on January 8, 1958.
14 January 58
marries Street in a quite home ceremony in the living room of the baroque 28-room Griffin mansion in Beverly Hills, California. It`s the first marriage for her and the fifth for him. He`s 37; she`s 24. "I wasn`t the least bit nervous about losing a daughter," says her mother, "because I gained such a wonderful son-in-law. But I kept looking toward the door all during the ceremony for fear that Sharon would show up." About 100 guests, most of them reporters and photographers, crowd the spot.
Street has professional and financial problems, and so the couple moves in with her family
End January 58
Sharon Lee is reported carrying no torch over the speed with which Street married Debra
spends her honeymoon alone in Mexico while filming From the Earth to the Moon and afterwards secretly files for a divorce
says in Hollywood that her 10-week marriage to Street is on shaky ground. "David and I are tiffing," she claims. "We may work this out nicely and we may not."
10 April 58
is granted an uncontested divorce from Street in Juarez, Mexico, on grounds of incompatibility. The hearing is held before Judge Ignacio Martinez Aguayo of the First Civil Court. Street will die at age 53 in 1971 in Los Angeles.
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