Marilyn Monroe timeline

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    Marilyn Monroe

    This is a timespan of Marilyn Monroe
  • Birth

    Marilyn Monroe was born as Norma Jeane Mortenson at LA General Hospital.
  • Insituion

    Marilyn Mother Gladys Baker (nee Monroe) taken into an insitution.
  • orphanage

    Marilyn enters an orphanage in Los Angeles as orphan number 3463
  • freedom

    Norma Jeane leaves the orphanage to live with Grace McKee
  • moves

    Goes to live with "aunt" Ana Lower
  • finally married

    Marries Jim Dougherty
  • work

    Marilyn work at the Radio Plane Munitions Factory
  • Interview

    First interview at 20th Century Fox with Ben Lyon
  • modeling

    Marilyn applies to Blue Book Modeling Agency
  • First Contract

    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)
  • RCA

    Signed recording contract with RCA
  • Marilyn Productions

    Marilyn and Milton Greene hold press conference announcing the creation of Marilyn Monroe productions
  • Last Day Alive

    Marilyn's last day alive includes a 6hr session with Greenson
  • Police!

    Police called to Marilyn's home. Official day of death. Autopsy performed