Happy 87th Birthday, Marilyn! June 1st 1926 - ∞
She stood for life. She radiated life. In her smile hope was always present. She glorified in life, and her death did not mar this final image. She had become a legend in her own time, and in her death, took her place among the myths of our century. - John Kobal
A snapshot of Norma Jeane which was given to Bill Pursel early in their relationship. She was living at 4215 Rowland Street at the time.
50 years ago today, around about 11:30pm tonight. Marilyn Monroe had passed away at the age of 36. Her death was announced on the 5th of August. She had completed 29 films and was on number 30 but she sadly passed away. Her legend has lived on throughout the 50 years and will forever carry on. R.I.P. Norma Jeane, June 1st 1926 - August 5th 1962
I said to Norma Jeane : “Sit on the highway, it represents life! You have a long way to go!” - Andre De Dienes
19 year old Norma Jeane photographed by Andre De Dienes (1945)
Happy Mother’s Day everyone!
Little Norma Jeane with her mother, Gladys Baker