- Historic Sites
A Marilyn Monroe Chronology
November/December 2005 | Volume 56, Issue 6
Marilyn and Arthur Miller are divorced.
Marilyn checks into a New York psychiatric clinic.
Marilyn wins World Film Favorite at the Golden Globe Awards.
Marilyn starts shooting her last —and unfinished—film, Something’s Got to Give .
Marilyn, sewn into a see-through sequined dress, performs a breathy rendition of “Happy Birthday” for President John F. Kennedy at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Marilyn Monroe is found dead in her Brentwood home, of an apparent barbiturate overdose.
Arranged by Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn’s small funeral is held at Westwood Memorial Park, in Los Angeles. DiMaggio has red roses brought to Marilyn’s wall crypt three times weekly for the next 20 years.