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(3768) Monroe

Reference work entry

1937 RB. Discovered 1937 Sept. 5 by C. Jackson at Johannesburg.

Named for Marilyn Monroe (1926–1962), née Norma Jean Mortensen (also known as Baker), renowned glamorous star of the movie screen. (M 34619)

Monroe was married with the baseball player Joe DiMaggio {see planet  (3767)}.

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