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In this late October 1956 photo provided by Running Press, Marilyn Monroe, right, wearing a burnished gold lamé gown meets the Queen in London. The photograph is included in a new 2012 book, "Marilyn in Fashion," published by Running Press. (AP Photo/Courtesy Running Press)

Marilyn Monroe: A life in pictures

August 5th marked the 50th Anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death at the tender age of 36--here we take a look back at some memorable moments in the iconic star's life.