One of the most stylish and elegant couples in the 1970s was undoubtedly the respected American actress Jessica Lange and Mikhail Baryshnikov, the phenomenal Russian dancer. They accompanied one another for six years, from 1976 until 1982; however, their relationship never really ended. They remained good friends until this day.
Back in her heyday, Lange was a successful actress and was frequently entrusted with portrayals of iconic American women, and her performances gained her several awards, including her Oscar-winning role of Carly in “Blue Sky.” Baryshnikov was an outstanding classical ballet dancer of the 1970s who later on became a dance director.
Brigitte Bardot and Gunter Sachs
Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot is one of the most famous symbols of the 1950s. Truly a fashion icon, Bardot’s hairstyle, makeup, and fashion sense continue to inspire a lot of women across the globe. She earned international acting recognition in 1957 for her provocative role in the controversial drama, "And God Created Woman."
Gunter was Bardot's third husband, and their marriage lasted slightly over three years. He was very wealthy, he liked the good life, and he suited Bardot perfectly for a little while. She reportedly said that throughout their life together, they saw each other no more than three months altogether, so naturally, he didn't suit her anymore.
Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg
Jane Birkin was a British and French actress who landed several movie roles in the 60s when her looks seemed to symbolize the swinging spirit of the times. She then rose to prominence thanks to her decade-long relationship with Serge Gainsbourg, one of the world's most popular and important French singers and songwriters.
She went on to have a highly successful acting career in both British and French cinemas and was often coached by Gainsbourg. Birkin was an icon in the 1960s, and her name will forever be associated with his. When they first met, he was almost double her age, but this never stopped the toe from being together for almost 12 years and having a daughter together.
Diana Ross and Gene Simmons
Not all celeb couples were in the limelight during the 1970s. Some preferred to stay low-key and concentrate on what was going on in their private lives and not outside of their home. Diana Ross and Gene Simmons were one of them. They kept a low profile while they dated.
They met while Simmons was still dating Cher. He ended up dating Ross until 1984. She was a rising singer and movie star, and he was a musician that reportedly said that Ross kept him on his feet. He loved her confidence, and he adored her self-esteem. However, two years into their relationship, they broke up.
Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger
Although Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall only married in 1991, the two were a thing way back in the late 1970s. They met each other when each was involved with somebody else. However, that never stopped them from having a fling. The stunning model and A-class rock star dated for more than ten years before deciding to tie the knot.
Unsurprisingly, Jagger couldn't remain faithful to his wife, and almost two decades after the two united, Hall filed for divorce. The couple have four children together. Jagger and Hall were (and forever be) one of the industry's most iconic and talked about couples who embody what the 1970s were all about.