Marilyn Monroe: A life in pictures

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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 1954 file photo, Marilyn Monroe poses over the updraft of New York subway grating while in character for the filming of "The Seven Year Itch" in Manhattan. The former Norma Jean Baker modeled and starred in 28 movies grossing $200 million. Sensual and seductive, but with an air of innocence, Monroe became one of the world's most adored sex symbols. She died alone by suicide, at age 36 in her Hollywood bungalow.  (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman, File)

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August 5th marked the 50th Anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death at the tender age of 36--here we take a look back at some memorable moments in the iconic star's life.

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