Marilyn Monroe

Actress / Model.

Born on June 1, 1926.
Died at the age of 36 on August 4, 1962.
Cause of Death: Drug overdose.

Marilyn Monroe
She has been dead for over 59 years.
If she was still alive today, she would be 95 years of age.

Who else died in 1962?
Famous people who died from a drug overdose.

Which generation did Marilyn Monroe belong to?

Marilyn Monroe was a part of the Greatest Generation demographic cohort.

"But I thought she was a boomer?!"

Marilyn Monroe was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas she was born in 1926.

That is a 19 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was her real name?

Her real name was Norma Jeane Mortenson.

Which star sign was Marilyn Monroe?

Marilyn Monroe had the star sign Gemini.

Life Path Number.

Her Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was she?

Marilyn Monroe was around 5 ft 5 inches tall. In centimetres, her height was 166 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that she was slightly taller than the average American female. However, she was not tall by conventional standards.

How old would Marilyn Monroe be if she was still live?

If she was still alive today, she would be 95 years old.

What day of the week was she born on?

She was born on a Tuesday.

What day of the week did she die on?

She died on a Saturday.

How long ago did Marilyn Monroe die?

She died in August, 1962, which was over 59 years ago. Five decades have passed since her death. That's over half a century.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the day of Marilyn Monroe's death has grown up, finished school and has children who have started college or left home.
  • Since Marilyn Monroe's death in 1962, roughly fourteen FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around fifteen US presidential elections have been held.
  • Since her death, the United States has had eleven new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had twelve new Prime Ministers since she passed away.
  • When Marilyn Monroe died, the Soviet Union still existed.
  • Because she died in 1962, it means that she probably never heard of famous names such as the Rolling Stones and Clint Eastwood.

Other people who were born around June 1, 1926.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Marilyn Monroe.

David Attenborough

British broadcaster.
Born on May 8th, 1926
Star Sign: Taurus

Miles Davis

Musician. Deceased
Born on May 26th, 1926
Star Sign: Gemini

People who are taller than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than her.

Edward Furlong

Born on August 2nd, 1977
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches

Jennifer Connelly

Born on December 12th, 1970
Height: 1.69m / 5 ft 7 inches

Vanessa Williams

Born on March 18th, 1963
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Peaches Geldof

English model. Deceased
Born on March 13th, 1989
Height: 1.70m / 5 ft 7 inches


Born on October 16th, 1962
Height: 1.68m / 5 ft 6 inches

Andres Iniesta

Spanish soccer player.
Born on May 11th, 1984
Height: 1.71m / 5 ft 7 inches

People who are shorter than her.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than her.

Nicole Brown Simpson

Ex-wife of O. J. Simpson. Deceased
Born on May 19th, 1959
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Thandie Newton

Born on November 6th, 1972
Height: 1.60m / 5 ft 3 inches

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader. Deceased
Born on December 18th, 1878
Height: 1.63m / 5 ft 4 inches

Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister.
Born on July 26th, 1980
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

Jennifer Lopez

Singer / Actress.
Born on July 24th, 1969
Height: 1.64m / 5 ft 5 inches

Marc Bolan

Musician. Deceased
Born on September 30th, 1947
Height: 1.65m / 5 ft 5 inches

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