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American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) is presented to Queen Elizabeth II at the royal charity performance of 'The Battle of the River Plate' at the Empire Theatre in London, 29th October 1956. Actors Victor Mature (1913 - 1999) and Anthony Quayle (1913 - 1989) stand either side of Monroe. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) is presented to Queen Elizabeth II at the royal charity performance of 'The Battle of the River Plate' at the Empire Theatre in London, 29th October 1956. Actors Victor Mature (1913 - 1999) and Anthony Quayle (1913 - 1989) stand either side of Monroe. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)