This Day in Film History:
Director and sometime-actor John Huston, son of Walter and father of Anjelica, is born in Missouri.
Norma Jean Mortensen (better known as Marilyn Monroe) dies of a drug overdose in Los Angeles.
Richard Burton dies in Geneva, Switzerland of a cerebral hemorrhage.
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