- Year of the wedding: 1981
- Inflation-adjusted price: $155 million
- Still together? No
Often referred to as the wedding of the century, many would agree that Charles, then the Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer's wedding was one for the books. There were more than 3,000 guests at the wedding, and according to the BBC, 750 million viewers tuned in from 74 different countries around the world to view the nuptials at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
Princess Diana of Wales wore a now-iconic wedding dress made of ivory taffeta, adorned with 10,000 pearls, intricate lace, sequins, a 25-foot train, and an even longer veil. In 1981, the dress would have retailed for £90,000 (the equivalent of more than $167,000 at the time). The royal family spent around $600,000 on security for the day.