MANY HOLLYWOOD STARLETS COPIED MARILYN
BUT SHE'S TRULY ONE OF A KIND!!!
* BIRTH NAME: Norma Jeane Mortenson
* AKA: Norma Jeane Baker
* BIRTH DATE: June 1, 1926
* BIRTH PLACE: Los Angeles, CA
* DEATH DATE: August 5, 1962
* DEATH PLACE: Brentwood, CA
* BURIAL LOCATION: Corridor of Memories,
#24 at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, CA
* HEIGHT: 5 feet 5 1/2 inches
* WEIGHT: Varied, 115 - 120 lbs.
* STUDIO'S MEASUREMENTS: 37-23-36
* DRESSMAKER'S MEASUREMENTS: 35-22-35
* HAIR COLOR: Blond
* EYES: Blue
* HIGH SCHOOLS: Van Nuys High School; University High School
* OCCUPATIONS: Model, Actress, Singer
* MOTHER: Gladys Baker
* HALF-BROTHER: Hermitt Jack Baker
* HALF-SISTER: Berniece Miracle
* MARRIAGES: Jimmy Dougherty (1942-1946);
Joe DiMaggio (1954-1954); Arthur Miller (1956-1961)
* STEPCHILDREN: Joe DiMaggio, Jr., Jane and Robert Miller
* In 1999, Marilyn was named the Number One Sex Star of the 20th Century by Playboy magazine.
* In 1999, Marilyn was voted the 'Sexiest Woman of the Century' by People Magazine.
* Issued on June 1, 1995, Marilyn was featured on a 32¢ US commemorative postage stamp.
* Elton John recorded the song "Candle in the Wind" as a tribute to Marilyn Monroe.
* In December 1953, she was the Playboy "Sweetheart" of the Month.
* In February 1953, Marilyn was named the “The Most Advertised Girl in the World” by the Advertising Association of the West.
* She was crowned Miss California Artichoke Queen in 1947.
* In 1946, she began using the stage name Marilyn Monroe, but did not legally change her name until February 23, 1956.
* Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco City Hall.
* Marilyn Monroe was nominated for the 1956 British Academy Award for "Best Foreign Actress" in the Seven Year Itch.
All items pictured on this post are part of our personal Marilyn Monroe Collection, some of these Marilyn Monroe collectibles can be purchased in our eBay Store.