Today marks the 53rd year since the beautiful, iconic Marilyn Monroe left us.
It's hard to believe the blonde beauty would be 89-years-old today, but with each year that passes, she becomes even more of an icon.
Most people remember her as sex symbol or a tragic casualty of the Hollywood machine. Others recall her as the ‘other’ woman both on screen and in real life, or the woman who transformed from Norma Jean into the iconic blonde.
But there was so more to Marilyn than what she represented...[Images: BloomsburyAuctions/BNPS]