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Joe DiMaggio love letter to Marilyn Monroe auctions for $78,125

A heartwrenching love letter from baseball star Joe DiMaggio to his then-wife Marilyn Monroe sold at auction this weekend for $78,000. Other letters, and other items once belonging to Monroe, were also auctioned off at a Beverly Hills auction house.

60 years ago today, Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio

Sixty years ago on Jan. 14, 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married. The marriage lasted nine months and ended with Monroe citing “mental cruelty.”

Review: 'Window-Smith' at hardware store makes displays movie-star best Special

San Francisco - As the this November brings to mind the 50th anniversary of JFK's untimely death in 1963, it also speaks of another era which seems so familiar. Yet it is slipping further and further away.

Private Investigator: 'I listened to Marilyn Monroe die'

Los Angeles - Notes from the files of legendary private investigator Fred Otash's files show he apparently heard Marilyn Monroe die during a violent fight with Robert Kennedy.

Review: ‘Love, Marilyn’ is as magnetic as its subject Special

‘Love, Marilyn’ unveils the life of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe in her own words, drawing from two boxes of her personal papers discovered buried in storage 50 years after her death.

Early Marilyn Monroe photos sell at auction for over $300,000

Beverly Hills - Early photos showing iconic film star Marilyn Monroe recently were sold at an auction in Beverly Hills, CA for a final price of $352,000.

Profile of the movie: 'My Week with Marilyn'

The new Weinstein Company / BBC Films production "My Week with Marilyn" arrived in theaters over the weekend. The film was met with mixed reviews, although there's talk of a possible Oscar nomination for Michelle Williams.

Singer Katy Perry eyed for Marilyn Monroe musical

Katy Perry, the singer behind "I Kissed a Girl" is being sought after to play the iconic Marilyn Monroe in a potential Broadway adaptation of "My Week With Marilyn," which is a film about the Monroe starring Michele Williams.

Lindsay Lohan to pose nude for Playboy

Los Angeles - Actress Lindsay Lohan is reportedly shooting nude photos for Playboy magazine, after negotiating a deal worth almost $1 million.

Megan Fox having laser removal treatment on Marilyn Monroe tattoo

American actress Megan Fox is currently in the process of having her Marilyn Monroe tattoo removed, stating that it creates too much "negative energy" in her life.

Home video of Marilyn Monroe doing pot is released

Marilyn Monroe's life has been filled with controversy and there have even been theories on the true cause of her death but a home video from 50 years ago shows the strawberry blonde smoking dope.

eBay offers eternity with Marilyn Monroe

The body of Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe has been secured in a marble crypt in the Westwood Village Memorial Park cemetery since she died in 1962.

Marilyn Monroe’s Secret ‘Wonderbra’ To Be Auctioned

Marilyn Monroe’s little-known secret brassiere that she wore in the movies in the 1950’s is going on auction at the weekend. The Hollywood “Bombshell’s” early version of the push up bra is expected to fetch thousands of dollars.

Unpublished Photos of Marilyn Monroe Surface

Although Marilyn Monroe has been dead for almost half a century, her celluloid star still shines mysteriously. Life Magazine has discovered some photos taken in 1950 before her rise to fame. Read on for more details.

Scientists discover 'Marilyn Monroe' hormone

American scientists claim they have identified a hormone in the body that is linked to the “hour-glass” bodyy shape in women and their sexual inkling. They have nicknamed it the “Marilyn Monroe” hormone after the famous actress.

Op-Ed: Barack Obama, Blagojevich, and Magic in Believing and Finding Fault with Few Facts

This Blagojevich scandal belongs first to the Governor of Illinois. He likely did it to himself, and because he wants to get out of town free he might want to pull down as many people as he can.

Survey: Who is the Most Seductive Woman of All Time?

Lenor, the fabric conditioner company, commissioned a survey in Britain to find out the most seductive woman of all time. As a lot of people will agree, the winners are Marilyn Monroe and Angelina Jolie.

Marilyn Monroe sex tape sells for £750,000

A grainy black and white film, showing Marilyn Monroe performing a sex act with an unidentified male, has been sold for £750,000 ($1,500,000).

Lindsay Lohan Mimics Marilyn Monroe's Famous Photo Shoot

Lindsay Lohan wants to reenact the famous photo shoot of Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern, taken 46 years ago. Stern also took these new pictures of Lindsay Lohan for the upcoming issue of New York Magazine.

Fight Over Marilyn Monroe Images

A t-shirt from Target and a website maintained by the Shaw family "The Shaw Family Archives Ltd." Has caused the Marolyn Monroe Estate to scramble for a piece of the pie.

Marilyn Monroe or Einstein? Amazing Optical Illusion

Amazing picture of Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein embedded in one.

Marilyn Monroe Tricked Into Committing Suicide Says FBI Document

According to a newly released secret FBI document, the late Robert F. Kennedy was at least aware and perhaps a participant in a plan "to induce" the late screen idol's suicide.

Marilyn Monroe Photos, With and Without Makeup

Marilyn Monroe photos, with and without makeup. Author illustrates how make up made a difference in the star's looks.

Ryerson Gets Black Star Gallery

Toronto University to get some of the 20th century's greatest journalism.

Marilyn Monroe was murdered

June DiMaggio breaks long silence on details surrounding mysterious death of her friend

André de Dienes, Marilyn a Most Rare and Unbelievable Treasure

After sitting in storage since his death in 1985, André de Dienes's complete Marilyn Monroe archives have finally been gathered together for this exclusive publication! Photographer André de Dienes's life was changed forever one day in 1945 when he.
 

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Lella Satie plays Marilyn Monroe in new Off-Broadway play
Lella Satie plays Marilyn Monroe in new Off-Broadway play
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Fredericksen s Hardware and Paint is one of the anchors of the Marina District neighborhood. It has ...
Fredericksen's Hardware and Paint is one of the anchors of the Marina District neighborhood. It has been meeting customer's needs since 1896, more than a century. Owner Tom Tongnetti with the help of Trevor Roberson, like to have eye-catching displays, like this one of the iconic Marilyn Monroe.
 Joe DiMaggio - The long Vigil  By Jerome Charyn  Yale University Press  2011
"Joe DiMaggio - The long Vigil" By Jerome Charyn, Yale University Press, 2011
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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio on the cover of Jan. 1954  Now  magazine. (Found at Wikimedia Common...
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio on the cover of Jan. 1954 "Now" magazine. (Found at Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)
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