This dazzling icon would have been 85 yesterday, and Im sure she would have been just as beautiful and charming as she was.
Although she is long before my time, I never forget seeing her on tv when I was 11. The movie was 'How to Marry a Millionaire', where she plays a semi blind blonde, who, along with her two girlfriends, are trying to figure the science of marrying a millionaire. Refusing to wear glasses, her character bumps around the scene in funny little anecdotes. The moral of the movie is love conquers all - and they all happen to be millionaires... But Marilyn's performance captured me. I had never seen a creature more beautiful. Her images still inspire me:
|The girl loved to read|
Happy Birthday Marilyn Monroe