Marilyn Monroe owned lots of pets, including a cat, a bird, a horse, and several dogs, one of which was a Chihuahua she obtained in 1948 to celebrate signing her breakthrough six-movie contract with Columbia Pictures. Monroe named the Chihuahua Josepha, but the dog was more popularly known to Monroe, her fans, and the press by a nickname: “Choo Choo.” (14/15)

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