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2012-04-04 06:23:37

SANTA MONICA, California, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norma Jean Baker was age 13 and yet to win adult fame as Marilyn Monroe when she was recorded in the 1940 U.S. Census as living with her mother and stepfather in an apartment on Nebraska Avenue, Los Angeles. "Norma's mother, Grace is listed with her then husband, Ervin Goddard, and Norma is recorded as their 'ward' ", says Josh Taylor, genealogist for family history website findmypast.com...

2012-03-29 06:24:46

MIAMI, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual CSI Management & South Florida Opulence Magazine Golf Outing brought together some of South Florida's elite for a day of fun in the sun to benefit Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. This year's golf tournament was held in Aventura at the exclusive Turnberry Isle Resort and Club on the vibrant and challenging fairways designed by Robert Trent Jones. For 92 participating golfers - notable residents, board members and vendors of...

2012-02-06 10:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentic Brands Group and the Estate of Marilyn Monroe continue to consolidate the Marilyn Monroe brand, and actively seek high-end licensing agreements with some of the world's top-tier brands. "For the first time in nearly fifty years, the Marilyn Monroe brand has been consolidated under one roof here at ABG," said Jamie Salter, CEO of Authentic Brands Group. "We are working tirelessly to reflect her A-list status by signing best-in-class...

2011-11-18 14:59:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time GRAMMY® nominated and multi-platinum selling recording artist Katy Perry has partnered with The Weinstein Company (TWC) to promote the Thanksgiving release of MY WEEK WITH MARILYN with her new hit single "The One That Got Away." Capitalizing on the overwhelmingly positive reception of Perry's new music video and the anticipation for the film, TWC is launching a video mashup using "The One That Got Away"...

2011-09-28 10:55:00

MIAMI, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College is donating $500,000.00 to the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation, the Hollywood, FL-based Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's philanthropic arm. College Vice Presidents of Community and Governmental Relations Elizabeth Martinez and Jorge Alvarez presented a check for $100,000.00 on Friday, September 23, 2011, the first of five installments to be provided on a yearly basis through 2015. (Photo:...

2011-09-12 07:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned psychic-intuitive-medium Char Margolis will be leading a seance to contact the spirits of Serendipity past. The landmark NYC restaurant, founded in 1954, has been fodder for celebrity gossip dating back to Cary Grant and Grace Kelly, who were there on a tryst, to Andy Warhol using the restaurant as his living room. Margolis hopes to reach the many bold-faced names that frequented the restaurant including Warhol, Elizabeth...

2011-08-15 07:26:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow the incredible journey of Jeanne Carmen's wild life in this extraordinary, true life story of an American icon by author Brandon James in his thrilling, tell-all biography, Jeanne Carmen: MY WILD, WILD LIFE as a New York Pin Up Queen, Trick Shot Golfer & Hollywood Actress (published by iUniverse). Ride along as the legendary Carmen travels the long, winding and sometimes dangerous road from a poverty-stricken childhood in...

2011-06-19 15:37:00

NEW YORK, June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just over a month ago, SAVE-THE-DRESS launched a first-ever crowdsourced campaign to acquire the coveted white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in 'The Seven Year Itch.' Its ultimate mission: Send the dress on nationwide tour, then put it on permanent public display in New York -- beyond the reach of those who would hide it in a private collection or cut it up and sell it off as bite-sized pieces of memorabilia. The results of that effort were...

2011-06-14 08:04:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANF Group, Inc., a South Florida based construction management firm, announced today the completion of the 170,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - the first free standing children's hospital in Broward County. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/FL18288 ) The hospital's unique 4-story building and new central energy plant is designed to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)...

2011-06-09 12:17:00

NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentic Brands Group (ABG), in addition to its recent acquisition of The Estate of Marilyn Monroe owned in partnership with NECA, Anna Strasberg and Anna Freud Center, announced today it has consolidated the licensing efforts of the Marilyn Monroe brand by signing exclusive agreements to represent the Marilyn Monroe photography of Milton H. Greene, Tom Kelley and Bernard of Hollywood - who together produced the most celebrated and recognized...