By: Morgan Sentelle
Born in L.A. on June 1, 1926 as
Norma Jeane Mortenson to her
mother was Gladys Baker.
Mother worked in the filming
business. Went crazy and sent to
an institution in 1935.
Norma Jeane had to go to an
orphanage in L.A. She was orphan
1938 goes to live with Ana Lower.
1942 marries Jim Dougherty
In April of 1944 she got a job at Radio
Plane Munitions Factory.
First national magazine
cover April 26 1946.
Photographed by David
Connover for Yank
Magazine in June 1946.
First interview at 20th
Century Fox with Ben Lyon
First Screen Test for 20th Century
Fox July 19 1946.
First studio contract with Fox,
Norma Jeane changed her name
to Marilyn Monroe August 26
First mention in a Hollywood
gossip column July 29 1946.
August 2 1946 she applies to Blue Book
September 13 1946 divorces James
August 1947 fox contract was not
renewed, dropped by Fox.
February 1948 befriends mogul Joseph
Signs a contract with Columbia
Pictures in March of 1948. Dropped by
them in September of the same year.
Signs contract with MGM for role in
The Asphalt Jungle in October of
January 5th 1950 starts shooting the
film The Fireball.
Lands small part in All About Eve in
Signs a new contract with Fox in
December 10 1950.
Presents an Oscar at the Academy
Awards ceremony in March of 1951.
April 18 1951 starts shooting Love
May 11 1951 six month contract
converts to seven year deal.
March 13 1952 nude calendar story
broken to the public.
April 17 1952 gets first life magazine
September 13 of 1953 first TV
appearance in “The Jack Benny
December 15 1953 fails to turn up
for the first day of shooting on the
Girl in the Pink Tights.
January 4 1954 Fox suspends her.
January 14 1954 marries Joe
DiMaggio at San Francisco City
October 5 1954 officially
spearates from joe and
October 27 1954 divorce
Granted final divorce October
June 29 1956 marries Arthur
Miller in a civil ceremony and
July in a Jewish ceremony.
August 1 1957 becomes
pregnant but loses baby.
August 1962 Mrilyn’s last day alive includes a six hour
session with Greenson.
Police called her home on August 5 1962. This was her
official day of death.
Funeral was on August 8 1962 at Westwood Medical Park
August 28 death certificate was signed.