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An article about the death of Marilyn Monroe, published in the Greensboro Daily News newspaper (Greensboro, North Carolina), 6 August 1962. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “On This Day in History: Marilyn Monroe Found Dead.” https://blog.genealogybank.com/on-this-day-in-history-marilyn-monroe-found-dead.html

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Aug. 5, 1962. Marilyn Monroe is found dead in the bed of her Los Angeles home. Her death is ruled a "probable suicide" caused by an overdose of sleeping pills. Monroe was 36.

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1962: Marilyn Monroe on the Set Of Her Last, Unfinished Film...Shortly Before Her Death...."Something’s Got To Give"...Monroe Never Looked Better!!

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"This is a little kid who wants to be with the other little kids sucking lollipops and watching the rollercoaster, but she can't because they won't let her. She's frightened to death of that public which thinks she is so sexy. My God, if they only knew." - Allan "Whitey" Snyder (make-up artist)

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