The details behind the mysterious death of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was the most famous actress of her time and with many books, documentaries and movies made about her life, she is still popular today

Some of her famous films: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "Some Like It Hot" and "Niagara”

Monroe died in her Los Angeles home when she was 36 years old in August 1962

At that time her death was said to be due to an overdose of sleeping pills

Monroe was found in her home, which she bought just six months before her death

Marilyn Monroe’s funeral took place on Aug. 8, 1962, at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

In 1982, after 20 years, the case was reopened and cause of death was again named as a drug overdose

Monroe’s last words said to Peter Lawford are: "Say goodbye to Pat. Say goodbye to the president. And say goodbye to yourself because you’re a nice guy.”

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