Working for the war effort at the Radio Plane Munitions Factory in 1945,-
Norma Jeane Dougherty, won an "E" certificate for excellence.
"Artichoke Queen of Salinas, California" 1948
"Miss Press Club" 1948 ~ from the Los Angeles Press Club
Marilyn presented the Best Achievement in Sound Oscar at The Academy Awards ceremony  1951
"Miss Cheesecake of the Year" ~ 1951 Stars and Stripes
"The Present All GI's Would Like To Find in Their Christmas Stocking" 1951
"The Best Young Box Office Personality" ~ 1951 Henrietta Awards
"The Girl Most Likely to Thaw Alaska " ~ Soldiers posted to the Aleutians
"The Girl Most Wanted to Examine" ~ The 7th Division Medical Corps
"The Girl They Would Most Like to Intercept" ~ The All Weather Fighter Squadron 3, San Diego
"New Faces Award"  Detroit Free Press 1952
"Cheesecake Queen of 1952" ~ Stars and Stripes
"Most Promising Female Newcomer" ~ 1952 Look Magazine Achievement Awards
"Grand Marshall" for Miss America Pageant Parade   1952
"Fastest Rising Star of 1952" ~ Photoplay Magazine Awards, March 9, 1953
"The Most Advertised Girl in the World" ~ February 1953, Advertising Association of the West
"Best Young Box Office Personality" ~ Spring 1953, Redbook Magazine
Immortalized in cement at Graum's Chinese Theater   June 1953
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Miss Press Club 1948
The Best Young Box Office Personality  
1951 Henrietta Awards
Grand Marshall in the Miss America
Parade Atlantic City  1952
"New Faces Award" 1952
Detroit Free Press
"The Present All GI's Would Like
To Find in Their Christmas
Stocking" 1951
Miss Cheesecake 1951
Artichoke Queen 1948
"Most Promising Female Newcomer"
1952 Look Magazine
"The Best Friend a Diamond Ever Had"
July 1953, The Jewelry Academy
"Fastest Rising Star of 1952"
Photoplay Magazine Award
Immortalized in cement at Graum's
Chinese Theater   June 1953
Certificate & trophy awarded Marilyn from
the American Legion June 19, 1954
"Best Young Box Office Personality"
Spring 1953, Redbook Magazine
"Best Actress" ~ March 1954
Photoplay Magazine awards
Marilyn recieves the key to
Warner Brothers  ~  March 1, 1956
"Best Foreign Actress of 1958"
1959 David Di Donatello Prize
(Italian equivalent of the Oscar)
"Best Foreign Actress"
March 1959, Crystal Star Award
(French Equivalent of the Oscar)
"1959 Best Actress in a Comedy"
March 8, 1960 Golden Globe Awards
"Female World Film Favorite 1961"
March 1962 Golden Globe Awards
"Favorite Actress 1953"   
National Movie Poll Award
Presenter at the 1951
Academy Awards
"The Best Friend a Diamond Ever Had" ~ July 1953, the Jewelry Academy
"Favorite Actress 1953"   National Movie Poll Award
"Female World Film Favorite 1953" ~ March 1954 Golden Globe Awards
"Best Actress" ~ March 1954 Photoplay Magazine awards for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and
How to Marry a Millionaire
Certificate & trophy awarded Marilyn inscribed in base "Presented to Marilyn for her unselfish service rendered to the armed
services in Korea"   June 19, 1954
Marilyn Monroe Productions strikes deal with Warner Brothers for "The Prince & the Show Girl" distribution. Marilyn recieves
the key to Warner Brothers    March 1, 1956
"The Thank-God Award: To Marilyn Monroe, who in a sweeping public service has made no movies
this year" ~ 1958, Harvard Lampoon
"Nomination for 1958 British Academy Award, "Best Foreign Actress" ~for
The Prince and the Showgirl
"Best Foreign Actress of 1958" ~ 1959 David Di Donatello Prize (Italian equivalent of the Oscar), for The Prince and the Showgirl
"Best Foreign Actress" ~ March 1959, Crystal Star Award (French Equivalent of the Oscar) for
The Prince and the Showgirl
Hollywood presents Marilyn with her star on the Walk of Fame - February 9, 1960
"1959 Best Actress in a Comedy" ~ March 8, 1960 Golden Globe Awards, for Some Like it Hot
"Female World Film Favorite 1961" ~ March 1962 Golden Globe Awards
Ranked number 6 on the American Film Institutes "50 Greatest Screen Legends" list
U.S. Commemorative postage stamp featuring Marilyn Monroe issued in 1995
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Marilyn is honored with her star on the Walk of Fame