January 5, 1995 in Nation/World

Post Office Unveils Monroe Stamp

Compiled From Wire Services

The sultry beauty of actress Marilyn Monroe will grace a U.S. postage stamp this year, with the design being officially unveiled today at Planet Hollywood in New York.

Anna Strasberg, director of the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, will join Postmaster General Marvin Runyon for the morning ceremonies.

The 32-cent Monroe stamp will be the first in a series honoring legends of Hollywood, postal officials said.

The date and place for release of the new stamp, and details of how many are to be printed, were to be announced at the ceremony.

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