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Marilyn Announces Her Divorce October 1954: A tearful Monroe announces to reporters that she and baseball great Joe DiMaggio will divorce after less than one year of marriage

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Famous Historical Couples

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio


The Best Dressed Celebrity Brides of All Time

Marilyn Monroe: They seemed, to some, like a match made in heaven: the big-screen siren and the baseball star. While Monroe's marriage to Joe DiMaggio didn't even last a year, the fur-collared brown wool suit she wore to their 1954 ceremony at San Francisco's City Hall was utterly timeless.

A 15-year-old Norma Jeane poses in 1941. She is one year away from her first marriage and five years away from breaking into movies and changing her name to Marilyn Monroe.

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The young and beautiful Marilyn Monroe (46 photos)

Marilyn Monroe