Remembering Marilyn Monroe: 10 facts about the Hollywood icon

Remembering Marilyn Monroe: 10 facts about the Hollywood icon


By Clare Douglas

It's hard to believe that it has been 51 years since the world lost one of Hollywood's most beloved screen legends: Marilyn Monroe.

Having captured the entire world's attention and starred in dozens of iconic films during the 1940s and 1950s, there are plenty of interesting things to know about the movie star's extraordinary - and tragically short - life.

From Norma Jeane to Marilyn Monroe, we celebrate the late beauty's 88th birthday by looking back at her glamourous yet tumultuous life through pictures and fun facts.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR A GALLERY OF FACTS ABOUT THE SCREEN SIREN:

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