Aug 06, 2012 09:18 AM EDT By Sonya Magett

Marilyn Monroe Death: 50th Anniversary Photo Tribute (PHOTOS)

Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago this weekend in her home in Brentwood, California on Aug. 5, 1962. There were several celebrations in California honoring the 50th anniversary of Monroe's death. The Hollywood Museum has an exhibit featuring dresses she wore in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and "Some Like It Hot" through September 2, according to NBC.

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  • Actress Marilyn Monroe is shown in a scene from her 1955 film "The Seven Year Itch" which is featured in a new DVD set, the Forever Marilyn Collection, featuring her classic films. Hollywood will mark the 50th anniverary of the death of the iconic star on August 5, 201
  • Marilyn Monroe in 1962
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the 1953 20th Century Fox movie is a musical comedy/romance directed by Howard Hawks starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe
  • Cropped screenshot of Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe in the trailer for the film "The Prince and the Showgirl".
  • English: U.S. President John F. Kennedy (with his back to the camera), U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy (far left), and actress Marilyn Monroe, on the occasion of President Kennedy's 45th birthday celebrations at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. is at the far right. Facing the camera in the rear appears singer Harry Belafonte.
  • Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe.
  • Madonna is seen at the premiere of I Am Because We are at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 24, 2008.
  • Anna Nicole Smith at the 2003 E3
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  • Photo Credit The Weinstein Company
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