2. Marilyn Monroe
The actress who became the sex symbol of Hollywood was found dead at the age of 36 in her Los Angeles home early on the morning of August 5, 1962. Like many famous celebrities, ‘overdose of pills’ was claimed as the reason for her sudden death. Monroe’s “acute barbiturate poisoning” was listed as a “probable suicide,” but many people believe that it was an accidental overdose or even a murder. The mystery surrounding her death continues to haunt her fans.