The next episode in our series is Australia’s UFO Files. The National Archives of Australia holds a number of records relating to UFOs, flying saucers and other unidentified aerial phenomena. The documents became available in August 2012 under Australia’s 30-year rule. This rule orders the release of government documents 30 years after they were created. Most of these records date from the 1950’s to the 70’s, when public interest in UFOs was high and many sightings were reported to Commonwealth authorities.
Recently obtained by The Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act, the updated FBI files do show the extent the agency was monitoring Monroe for ties to communism in the years before her death in August 1962. Monroe’s file begins in 1955 and mostly focuses on her travels and associations, searching for signs of leftist views and possible ties to communism. . . . Read Complete Report
Extremely rare footage and images of Marilyn Monroe in May of 1962. The images in this clip show Marilyn rehearsing for her now famous performance of “Happy Birthday,” sung to President John F. Kennedy during the Presidential Birthday Gala at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962. The candid footage shows Marilyn wearing the same outfit from rehearsals, traveling from and to Madison Square Garden, and entering and leaving her NYC apartment at 444 East 57th Street. Pat Newcomb, Marilyn’s publicist, travels with her in the limousine.