... that there is an Official Marilyn Monroe website. It's run by the company that represents her licensing and seems like it's all about the "selling" rather than a true website for fans.
... that you can read the actual FBI files that the government kept on Marilyn Monroe! They say that "subject's views are very positively and concisely leftist". They also note that there is "an alleged relationship between the Attorney General and Marilyn Monroe has come to the Bureau's attention"
... that you can watch Marilyn Monroe sing Happy Birthday to President John F Kennedy
... that Person to Person was an interview show that took 1950 television audiences into celebrities homes. Here host Edward R. Morrow visits with Marilyn Monroe:
... that you can watch a video of Marilyn Monroe and her new husband Joe DiMaggio in Korea to entertain the troop:
... that Marilyn Monroe is featured on possibly the most glamorous postage stamp ever made.
... that for the eighth year in a row Marilyn Monroe has made Forbes magazines list of Top Earning Dead Celebrities. Here's one of the reasons why. And we ask the question does this commercial make any sense to you?
Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Marilyn Monroe is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.
Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA SEE MAP
If you walk around to the west side of Mann's Chinese Theater, you'll see these murals of Marilyn's classic smile and of her creating her famous "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" prints.
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Marilyn Monroe's star:
Walk of Fame Star (Motion Picture)
6901 Hollywood Blvd.
Former Homes of Marilyn Monroe
508 N. Palm Drive
Beverly Hills, CA SEE MAP