Norma Jeane Mortenson born at LA General Hospital
First studio contract with Fox, Norma Jeane changed her name to Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn was after actress Marilyn Miller and Monroe was her mothers maiden name)
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) $75/week
Dangerous Years (1947) $75/week
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) $75/week
Ladies of the Chorus (1948) $125/week
The Asphalt Jungle (1950) $1,050
All About Eve (1950) $500/wk, 1-wk guarantee
Clash by Night (1952) $500/week
We're Not Married! (1952) $750/wk
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) $1,250/wk
There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) $1,000/wk
The Seven Year Itch (1955) $1,500/wk
Bus Stop (1956) $100,000+500/week expenses
Some Like It Hot (1959) $300,000 + 10% gross over $4 million.
The Misfits (1961) $300,000
Something's Got to Give (1962) $100-500K
Marilyn Monroe resided in apartment 13E, on the 13th floor of 444 E. 57th Street at Sutton Place in Manhattan. She and Arthur Miller resided there from August 1957, and Marilyn was still a resident in this apartment at the time of her death in August 1962 (she had by then become bi-coastal).
The apartment was a large classic 6 with formal living and dining, foyer with black and white spanish tiles, and a study; overlooking the East River. The building is a 15 story brick pre-war white glove building in an exclusive enclave of high dollar properties.
Attends a dinner at Peter Lawford’s house with President Kennedy
Marilyn and JFK spend weekend together in Palm Springs
Sings “Happy Birthday” and “Thanks for the Memory” to JFK at Madison Square Garden
Police called to Marilyn’s home. Official day of death.
Birth of John F. Kennedy in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Summer 1941: ·JFK enters the U.S. armed forces.
November 1946: ·JFK is elected to the House of Representatives.
November 22, 1963: ·JFK is assassinated while riding through the streets of Dallas, Texas. Lyndon Johnson becomes president.