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Death of Marilyn Monroe

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On the evening of August 4, 1962, Marilyn Monroe, an American actress, died at age 36 of a barbiturate overdose inside her home at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. Her body was discovered before dawn the following morning, on August 5. Monroe had been one of the most popular Hollywood stars during the 1950s and early 1960s, and was a top-billed actress for the preceding decade. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Death of Marilyn Monroe has received more than 7,007,076 page views. Their biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Death of Marilyn Monroe is the 131st most popular social activist.

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Among social activists, Death of Marilyn Monroe ranks 131 out of 538Before them are Gerda Christian, John Brown, Mangal Pandey, Sergey Nechayev, Leila Khaled, and Frederick Douglass. After them are Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, Klaus Störtebeker, Mairead Maguire, Betty Ford, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, and Ishikawa Goemon.

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