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Marilyn Monroe

How Marilyn Monroe became Marilyn Monroe

August 18, 2018

Joseph Maddalena, Founder of Profiles in History, reveals the story behind how Marilyn Monroe found her name. (Aug. 18)

Today in History for August 5th

August 5, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies; Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal; 'American Bandstand' debuts on network TV; Actors Richard Burton and Alec Guinness die. (Aug. 5)

Today in History for June 1st

June 1, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)

Today in History for May 19th

May 19, 2018

Highlights during this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe sings a sultry 'Happy Birthday' to President John F. Kennedy; Black militant Malcolm X born; Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies; The Who's Pete Townshend born. (May 19)

Norma Jean’s jeans are up for grabs

October 18, 2017

Tommy Hilfiger is auctioning some of his most precious possessions for charity, including Marilyn Monroe's jeans and Kiss's boots. (Oct. 18)

Today in History for August 5th

August 5, 2017

Highlights of this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe dies; Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty's pedestal; 'American Bandstand' debuts on network TV; Actors Richard Burton and Alec Guinness die. (Aug. 5)

Today in History for June 1st

June 1, 2017

Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)

Today in History for May 19th

May 19, 2017

Highlights during this day in history: Actress Marilyn Monroe sings a sultry 'Happy Birthday' to President John F. Kennedy; Black militant Malcolm X born; Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies; The Who's Pete Townshend born. (May 19)

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