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1994: MICHAEL AND LISA MARIE GET HITCHED

Two of rock-and-roll's biggest dynasties merged when Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley announced that they had quietly married in the Dominican Republic on May 26. While Jackson's close friends said they were "happily surprised" by the news, the press speculated that it was a PR stunt engineered to help boost his career in the wake of child molestation accusations. Regardless, the couple divorced amicably less than two years later and remained close for years afterward.
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