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Mysterious Marilyn: 20 rare photos and little-known facts about the most charming blonde
Mysterious Marilyn: 20 rare photos and little-known facts about the most charming blonde
Mysterious Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe, who captivated the world with her charm in the middle of the last century, is still a real style icon and a bright star today. After her death, many questions remained, to which there is still no answer. Our review contains the most interesting and little-known facts about the gorgeous blonde

1. Einstein's gift

Marilyn Monroe had an IQ of 168 - higher than Albert Einstein

Also, Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, whose IQ is 160, did not reach this indicator. It is interesting that Albert Einstein once gave Marilyn his autographed photo, which she was very proud of.

2. Norma Jeane Mortenson

Marilyn Monroe's real name is Norma Jeane Mortenson

Marilyn Monroe's real name is Norma Jeane Mortenson. Norma was an orphan and changed eleven adoptive parents during her childhood.

3. Monroe is a brunette

Marilyn Monroe was a brunette from birth

Marilyn Monroe was a brunette from birth, and also underwent plastic surgery on her chin and nose at the beginning of her career. The agents advised her to do the operations. Also subsequently, on their advice, she slightly enlarged the bust.

4. Monroe didn't like diamonds

Part of the stage image

She didn't like diamonds, but she used diamond jewelry during her performances. Her favorite piece of jewelry was a modest string of pearls. Glamorous jewelry and diamonds were part of her stage presence.

5. Marilyn Monroe stuttered

Marilyn stuttered in stressful situations

She was a stutterer as a child and adolescent, but as she grew up, this ailment disappeared. However, in stressful situations, Marilyn began to stutter again.

6. Dress for $ 3.6 million

Her dresses are still very expensive today

The dress she wore when she sang the song "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy sold over $ 1 million sixteen years ago. White dress from the movie "The Seven Year Itch" sold for 3.6 million in 2011.

7. Sinatra, mafia, rumors …

Merlin spent the last night of her life at Frank Sinatra's mansion

She spent the last night of her life in the mansion of Frank Sinatra - Cal Neva Lodge in the company of Mafia boss Sam Jayankan. Rumor has it that the mobster tried to convince Marilyn not to publicize her relationship with Mr. Kennedy. The next day, the girl was found dead at her home.

8. Playboy Special

Only $ 50

Marilyn received only $ 50 for her nude photos. This is exactly the amount Playboy Magazine paid Marilyn for her nude pictures in 1949.The photos were later sold to Hefner, who paid $ 500 to use them in a special issue of Playboy magazine.

9. Beethoven, Mozart, Louis Armstrong

Marilyn loved to read

Marilyn loved listening to Beethoven, Mozart and Louis Armstrong. In literature, she preferred Dostoevsky, Shaw, Salinger, Hemingway, Tom Wolfe, Tolstoy, Twain, etc.

10. Raw eggs and milk

Merlin was on a diet

Marilyn loved to cook and did it very well. However, she was constantly on a diet and often ate only raw eggs and milk for several days.

11. Fitzgerald owes Monroe

Ella Fitzgerald owes her career to Marilyn Monroe

Ella was black, and her appearance on the stage would never have happened without the help of Marilyn, who personally called the owner of a popular Hollywood club and promised to come to the club every night to watch Ella's performances.

12. Three times a week for twenty years

Flowers on the grave

Flowers were brought to her at the grave for twenty years. Marilyn once asked her husband Joe DiMaggio to bring her flowers to her grave every week if she dies. Joe turned out to be a man of his word - fresh roses appeared on her grave three times a week for twenty long years.

13. Monroe converted to Judaism

Marriage to playwright Arthur Miller

Monroe converted to Judaism after marrying playwright Arthur Miller. This happened a year before her death.

14. Dream of becoming a mother

Dreams do not always come true

She dreamed of becoming a mother when she was married to Arthur Miller, but all attempts led to an ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage.

15. Marilyn Manson

Nickname from Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson

Rock musician Marilyn Manson in his pseudonym combined the names of Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson, playing the difference between good and evil. During an interview with Marilyn Manson, he said more than once that Monroe, with her angelic appearance, had and had bad sides, while the notorious criminal and musician Charles Manson had good enough.

16. Mafia Hani

Maltese Terrier Marilyn

Frank Sinatra gave Marilyn a Maltese Terrier the day after her divorce from Arthur Miller to comfort her. The dog, named Mafia Honey (or Maf for short), spent the last two years of her life with Marilyn.

17. Golden Globes

Golden Globe for Sugar Kane

Marilyn Monroe has never been nominated for an Academy Award. Her only award was a Golden Globe for her role as Sugar Kane in the movie "There Are Only Girls in Jazz."

18. A wave of suicides

Many people committed suicide when they heard of her death

According to a New York Times report, the city's suicide rate has skyrocketed and reached a record high in the past twelve years. Some victims wrote in their suicide notes that they saw no reason to live when the most wonderful and beautiful woman in the world died.

19. Favorite pale green dress

Marilyn is buried in her favorite dress

Marilyn was buried in her favorite pale green Pucci dress. She wore this dress at a press conference in Mexico City in February 1962.

20. "My Story"

Autobiography of Marilyn

Marilyn wrote her autobiography, My Story. But the book was not published until ten years after her death.

21.60 takes

The text was memorized with difficulty

Marilyn had a very hard time memorizing the text of the roles. The phrase "It's me, Sugar" in the movie "There are only girls in jazz" took 60 takes.

Fans of Marilyn Monroe's creativity will be interested to see and 20 archival color photographs from the filming of the film "There are only girls in the jazz".

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