Table of contents:
- 1. Einstein's gift
- 2. Norma Jeane Mortenson
- 3. Monroe is a brunette
- 4. Monroe didn't like diamonds
- 5. Marilyn Monroe stuttered
- 6. Dress for $ 3.6 million
- 7. Sinatra, mafia, rumors …
- 8. Playboy Special
- 9. Beethoven, Mozart, Louis Armstrong
- 10. Raw eggs and milk
- 11. Fitzgerald owes Monroe
- 12. Three times a week for twenty years
- 13. Monroe converted to Judaism
- 14. Dream of becoming a mother
- 15. Marilyn Manson
- 16. Mafia Hani
- 17. Golden Globes
- 18. A wave of suicides
- 19. Favorite pale green dress
- 20. "My Story"
- 21.60 takes
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
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. Norma was an orphan and changed eleven adoptive parents during her childhood.
3. Monroe is a brunette
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
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
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
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 …
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
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 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
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 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 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
Monroe converted to Judaism after marrying playwright Arthur Miller. This happened a year before her death.
14. Dream of becoming a mother
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
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
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
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
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 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"
Marilyn wrote her autobiography, My Story. But the book was not published until ten years after her death.
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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