New York, May 22, 2016: Marilyn Monroe was one of the biggest sex symbols of our times. A truly liberated women Marilyn Monroe was a fashion as well as a female icon.
Born on 1 June 1926, Marilyn Monroe died young at age of 36 (August 5, 1962) under mysterious circumstances in her home in Brentwood, LA. A widely loved girl, she was shot by her friend and photographer George Barris who did an exclusive with her on July 13, 1962.
Marilyn Monroe shot with him at a beach at Santa Monica and the photographs were to be part of a book,“Marilyn: Her Life In Her Own Words.”
But, after the superstar’s sad demise her friend Barris shunned the plans. These last pictures have now been published by Lomography.com.
Here are the eight photographs by Lomography.com:
And here are her other pictures:
Some Like It Hot, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire and The Seven Year Itch are some of Marilyn Monoroe’s best know movies in India.
Marylin Monroe did not have a lasting career, but her pin-up girl status made her every girl’s inspiration for fashion and every man’s dream-girl.
She, as per official records, died of a drug overdose, however, her fans do not believe this theory.
Many are perhaps aware that Marilyn Monroe was married to Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller. But did you know that she also married a guy named James Dougherty when she was all of 16!
Not many would also know that Marilyn Monroe also inspired pop-queen Madonna a lot. Madonna’s single ‘Material Girl’ drew heavy inspiration from Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.” Here is shot from the song:
And here is Madonna telling the girls to not go with men with ‘cold hard’ cash:
Watch Madonna in Material girl here:
Watch Marilyn Monroe in the song here:
With the beauty and talent like her, is it any surprise that her popularity touched every part of the globe?