Posts Tagged: Marilyn Monroe

June 1st: It’s a Marilyn Kind of Birthday

I’ve always liked that my birthday is June 1st – it has a nice ring to it. It’s also Marilyn Monroe’s birthday, which is cool because we share a birthday and a name. I like to think that I was named after Marilyn Monroe, but my mom says otherwise. I was born 29 years after… Read more »

Norma Jean Before Marilyn

I usually do a Marilyn Monroe post on our shared birthday, June 1st, but I decided to wait a couple days and look back on Marilyn before she was MARILYN. I have this wonderful book by Andre de Dienes, Marilyn – Mon Amour – The private album of Andre de Dienes, her preferred photographer.  In… Read more »

Marilyn and Me

I’ve always loved the fact that Marilyn Monroe and I both share a name, Marilyn, and a birthday, June 1st. She is exactly 29 years older than me. My mom denies the fact that she named me after Marilyn Monroe. I’m pretty sure that she didn’t know that her birthday was also June 1st, but… Read more »

Happy Birthday Marilyn Monroe!

Today is Marilyn Monroe’s birthday; she would have been 83 years old.  What is weird and wonderful to me is that it is my birthday too 🙂 I have always been fascinated by the fact that not only do we share a name, we share a birthday.  I always tease my mom that she named… Read more »