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1905: Greta Garbo, the Swedish shop girl who became one of the most legendary film stars of all time, was born.
Greta Garbo was one of Hollywood's greatest enigmas.
1927: Greta Garbo and John Gilbert - real-life lovers - shocked cinemagoers in New York by their uninhibited kissing in the silent film Flesh And The Devil.
The Art Deco interior of the 1930s picture house, which is being auctioned off by Cottons next month, looks just as grand today as it did when eager audiences poured through the doors to thrill to the sight of Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin, Bette Davis or Greta Garbo.
Already portrayed onscreen by Greta Garbo and Liv Ullmann, Sweden's 17th-century "virgin queen" Christina becomes a mercurial tomboy with marked Sapphic tendencies in "The Girl King.
Sweden is bringing in new notes that carry images of celebrities including Hollywood icon, Greta Garbo, and Pippi Longstocking author, Astrid Lindgren.
The Hollywood Legends auction included items belonging to Barbra Streisand, Greta Garbo, Clarke Gable, Liam Neeson and John Wayne but it was Monroe who stole the show.
1966: Samantha Karen Fox, East End singer, page 3 model 1971: Katy Hill, British television presenter 1982: Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer 1990: Emma Watson, actress (Hermione Granger-Harry Potter Series) DIED 1865: Abraham Lincoln, 16th American president, diedfrom gunshot wound at 56 1984: Tommy Cooper, British comedian and magician, collapsedand dies on stage aged 61 1988: Kenneth Williams, died aged 61 1990: Greta Garbo, actress (Anna Karenina, Camille), dies aged 84 BORN
The Women Fashion The Women Fashion Power show at London's Design Museum also features Museum also features outfits donned by Hillary Clinton and Greta Garbo, and designed by Vivienne Westwood.
Greta Garbo, now 43 and legendary as the woman who wanted to be alone, was sharing a love nest with aristocratic photographer and theatre designer Cecil Beaton.
Many of these stars have become part of the mythology of Hollywood: Buster Keaton, Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow and Greta Garbo.
Summary: Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the son of a Basque fisherman who revolutionized women's fashions in the 1950s and 60s and adorned such icons as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, has been honored with a museum in his hometown.