Marilyn Monroe

Actress Marilyn Monroe

Bill introduced to name Van Nuys post office for Marilyn Monroe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Arleta, proposed today naming the Van Nuys post office for Marilyn Monroe, who attended high school nearby in the 1940s. “It will be particularly inspirational for the students […]

06/26/2014

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2007, file photo, artist LeRoy Neiman poses in his studio in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

LeRoy Neiman baseball art sells for $491,748

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of original baseball art created by celebrated sports artist LeRoy Neiman has sold for nearly $500,000 at auction. The 129 art-decorated baseballs were made over 30 years for Neiman’s friend Charlie […]

05/17/2014

The "Forever Marilyn" sculpture getting a shower from the Palm Springs Fire Department in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Jay Calderon,File)

Palm Springs give big send-off to giant Marilyn

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Palm Springs is singing “Goodbye, Norma Jean.” Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has become beloved by both tourists […]

03/28/2014

The "Forever Marilyn" sculpture getting a shower from the Palm Springs Fire Department in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Jay Calderon,File)

Huge Marilyn Monroe statue to leave Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has turned heads for two years in Palm Springs is headed east. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says the 26-foot-tall, 34,000-pound statue will be transported […]

02/26/2014

A memorial to Elvis Presley is displayed outside Graceland, Presley's Memphis, Tenn. home on Aug. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

New Graceland owners discussing upgrades

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An executive with the company that purchased Elvis Presley’s intellectual property says it is discussing ways to expand the rock and roll icon’s brand and potential upgrades to the Graceland tourist […]

11/26/2013

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Elvis Presley’s intellectual property rights sold

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authentic Brands Group says it has bought Elvis Presley’s intellectual property and the right to operate the Graceland tourist attraction from CORE Media Group. Authentic Brands said Tuesday the purchase gives […]

11/19/2013

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Monroe, Eisenhower letters to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe’s letter of despair to mentor Lee Strasberg and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.

03/30/2013

Actress Marilyn Monroe

FBI removes many redactions in Marilyn Monroe file

LOS ANGELES (AP) — FBI files on Marilyn Monroe that could not be located earlier this year have been found and re-issued, revealing names of some of her acquaintances who drew concern from government officials.

12/28/2012

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A year for enduring pop culture icons to shine

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe. The Rolling Stones. And Bond — James Bond. What do they have in common? Sure, one’s long gone, and one’s fictional. But all three marked a golden anniversary in 2012.

12/20/2012

Holograms present celebs with new afterlife issues

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When Tupac Shakur rose from the stage in the California desert earlier this year, it was not only a jaw-dropping resurrection, but also the beginning of a new form of live […]

08/21/2012

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