10 Musical Moments From Marilyn Monroe

Last updated June 1st, 2016 by BroadwayBox Staff
10 Musical Moments From Marilyn Monroe

Today, June 1, would have been screen icon (and Bombshell the Musical inspiration) Marilyn Monroe’s 90th birthday. #DontForgetMe

Marilyn never appeared on Broadway, though she was the subject of the notorious 1983 flop Marilyn, which starred Alyson Reed as Norma Jeane & Marilyn and Scott Bakula as Joe DiMaggio and ran at the Minskoff Theatre for 17 performances.

Photo by Martha Swope

No, Marilyn’s talents were immortalized on the silver screen, in classics like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Some Like It Hot, How to Marry a Millionaire and The Seven Year Itch, and on our computer screens in these YouTube clips.

“I Wanna Be Loved by You”, Some Like It Hot

“Running Wild”, Some Like It Hot

“When Love Goes Wrong”, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

“Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend”, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

“My Heart Belongs to Daddy”, Let’s Make Love

“Let’s Make Love”, Let’s Make Love

“Lazy”, There’s No Business Like Show Business

“Heat Wave”, There’s No Business Like Show Business

“Down in the Meadow”, River of No Return

Marilyn Entertaining Troops in Korea

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