This Day in History: Aug 5, 1962: Marilyn Monroe is found dead......I was in my early teens when the news hit....I think her death affected everyone, young and old....so sad!

This Day in History: Aug Marilyn Monroe is found dead -- not pills, injection - murder !

The newest tourist attraction in Chicago is a 26-foot tall statue of Marilyn Monroe.

The sculpture was unveiled Friday morning on Michigan Avenue just north of the Chicago River. It shows Monroe during the iconic scene in "The Seven Year Itch" when a gust from a subway grate blows her skirt up. Viewers can see her lacy underwear. 

Artist J. Seward Johnson created the super-sized sculpture. It will be on display until next spring.

26-Foot Marilyn Monroe Sculpture Unveiled In Chicago

Here, the curious gather around Seward Johnson's sculpture of Marilyn Monroe, in her most famous wind-blown pose, on Michigan Ave. on July 2011 in Chicago.

Everyone likes to peek into each-others lives, rooms, moments, and doorways. Perhaps it’s that nagging feeling that you’re missing something great, or maybe you’re just secretly hoping that you’re not missing anything at all.  Rare photos of famous people

25 Rare Photos of Celebrities

This picture gives me the ibby jibbys! Kennedy + Monroe,,,Costly affair: A rare image of Marilyn with President John F. Kennedy together at JFKs 19 May 1962 birthday party at the White House

Why Jackie Kennedy Wanted Marilyn Monroe to Marry Jack F. Kennedy? Revealed in 'The Final Year of Jack with Jackie' - Entertainment & Stars

Marilyn Monroe postage stamp / U. / In Marilyn Monroe was featured on the inaugural issuance in the Legends of Hollywood series, and she continues to fascinate and enthrall audiences today.

Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra (who had multiple ties to the mob). It's said that she spent the last night of her life with mob leader Sam Giancana,  and Frank Sinatra.  Great story.

Marilyn Monroe 'spent her last night with mafia boss Sam Giancana at Frank Sinatra's lodge'

Marilyn Monroe talks with Frank Sinatra while an unidentified man looks on at the Cal Neva Lodge in in Crystal Bay, Nevada.

Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe (center) cuddle up while having drinks with Peter Lawford...

Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe in never-before-seen photos

Frank Sinatra & Marilyn Monroe playing games and having drinks with Peter Lawford and his wife Patricia Kennedy, as well as Swedish star Mai Britt in Santa Monica, California x

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The famous dress that Marilyn Monroe wore to seductively serenade President Kennedy with “Happy Birthday” in 1962. Jean Louis designed the dress as he designed his 'nude illusion' costumes for Marlene Dietrich, aiming for the effect of her wearing only sequins and beads on bare skin. He achieved this partly by dying the fabrics to match each star's skin tone.

President' dress -auction 4 million It's best known for giving the impression of nudity, and for being so form-fitting MM had to be sewn into it. How can a museum exhibit like this evoke such a famous body?

Jean Louis designed Marlene Dietrich's signature nude-colored souffle chiffon gown encrusted with crystals. He also designed the famous illusion dress worn by Marilyn Monroe at President Kennedy's 1962 birthday celebration.

Design ~ Jean Louis designed Marlene Dietrich's signature nude-colored souffle chiffon gown encrusted with crystals. He also designed the famous illusion dress worn by Marilyn Monroe at President Kennedy's 1962 birthday celebration.

Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Flowers to her grave for over two decades. <3<3<3<3  He never remarried.

Marilyn Monroe & husband Joe DiMaggio - 1953 - Photo by John Vachon - Note MM is wearing a cast on left foot as a result of an injury on the "River of No Return" shoot in Canada.

This is not really Marilyn & JFK... but it's still an interesting photo.

Another "rare" image. (Kennedy + Monroe,,,Costly affair: A rare image of Marilyn with President John F. Kennedy together at JFKs 19 May 1962 birthday party at the White House.

Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra & Peter Lawford, 1961

Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra & Peter Lawford, Pat Lawford, JFK's sister, standing behind Peter and was a close friend of Marilyn Monroe's

Maria Callas and Marilyn Monroe met at Madison Square Garden, New York on 19 May 1962 (the night Monroe sang 'Happy Birthday' to JFK).

Marilyn Monroe with Maria Callas, the Greek-American soprano who was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the century - backstage at Madison Square Garden, May 1962 - the night Marilyn sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to JFK.

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