Marilyn Monroe's Love Letters with Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller Sell for Thousands

Some really do like it hot.

Marilyn Monroe’s love letters and personal items sold for sky high prices Saturday when Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills put pieces of celebrity history up for auction.

Read Marilyn Monroe's Very Racy Love Letter from Arthur Miller

Sexting wouldn’t be invented for another half-century. But that didn’t stop Arthur Miller from expressing some rather explicit long-distance passion for Marilyn Monroe.

In the months before the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Death of a Salesman wed the screen siren, then the most famous star in the world, he was head over heels in love with her – and then some.

Marilyn Monroe's Lost Love Letters to Be Auctioned

It’s no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week.

Marilyn Monroe Auction Memorabilia Shows She Had Plastic Surgery

Looks like her natural beauty had a little help.

Medical records and X-rays of Marilyn Monroe set to be sold at auction next month appear to show that screen icon had facial plastic surgery during her 1950s Hollywood career.

Playwright Arthur Miller Dies at 89

Renowned playwright Arthur Miller has died at the age of 89.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, perhaps most famous for his classic American drama Death of a Salesman, and whose fame was further catapulted by his marriage to Marilyn Monroe, succumbed Thursday night, his assistant, Julia Bolus, told the Associated Press.

Attention Paid 'Salesman'

Broadway’s battle of giants – in both the acting and playwright categories – favored Arthur Miller’s 50-year-old “Death of a Salesman” at last night’s 53rd annual Tony Awards. In the tightest race, Brian Dennehy (who plays Willy Loman in the “Salesman” revival) won over Kevin Spacey (who stars in the red-hot, sold-out revival of Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh,” which was a Tony shut-out).