Add Your Piece of History… 5th August

5 Aug
  • On this day in 1962.  Famous actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her bed.  Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jean Mortensen on 1 June 1926, in Los Angeles, California.  Monroe was found dead of a sleeping pill overdose on 5 August 1962.
  • On this day in 1930.  Neil Armstrong was born on this day in Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S.  Neil Armstrong is best known as the first person to set foot on the Moon in 1969.

Please feel free to add a piece of history (something personal or general history).

Cropped screenshot of Marilyn Monroe from the ...

Cropped screenshot of Marilyn Monroe from the trailer for the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Flag of the United States on American astronau...

American astronaut Neil Armstrong (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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