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Stars Who've Channeled Marilyn Monroe

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MARILYN MONROE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
Marilyn Monroe poses over the updraft of New York subway grating while in character for the filming of "The Seven Year Itch" in Manhattan on September 9, 1954. The former Norma Jean Baker modeled and starred in 28 movies grossing $200 million. Sensual and seductive, but with an air of innocence, Monroe became one of the world's most adored sex symbols. She died alone by suicide, at age 36 in her Hollywood bungalow. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman) | AP

Sept. 15, 1954: a day that forever changed the world's perception of wind and skirts.

Marilyn Monroe filmed the famous scene -- where her dress is blown around her waist due to a subway vent blast -- 59 years ago Sunday for "The Seven Year Itch." Her then-husband Joe DiMaggio was reportedly so infuriated by the controversial shot that the couple divorced soon after.

Despite the split, Monroe solidified herself as a pop culture icon and acting legend for years to come.

Countless celebrities have emulated the star's sex appeal, style and breathy rasp for decades. Monroe's influence is still relevant as throwback references to her roles appear on prime time cable and the big screen.

Join several stars as they pay homage to the original bombshell with voluminous blond hair, white halter dresses and hemlines aflutter.

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