Marking Marilyn Monroe's 90th birthday

Marilyn Monroe's star shines brightly on the Hollywood legend and icon's 90th birthday.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - Hollywood screen legend Marilyn Monroe would have celebrated her 90th birthday on Wednesday (June 1).

One of the most iconic stars of Hollywood's golden age of cinema, she died of a drug overdose in 1962.

She is best known for her movies including The Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot and Gentleman Prefer Blondes.

The circumstances of her death at just 36 are still the subject of much speculation.