Now, 31 years after she was found drowned on November 29, 1981 during a Thanksgiving weekend boat trip with her husband Robert Wagner and fellow actor Christopher Walken, has released candid outtake pictures of the Oscar-nominated actress - many of which never made it into the magazine half a century ago.
She failed to be convicted because she took off her dress and burned it, and was able to easily wash the rest of the blood off in a bath.
However, in real life, her real family name was Zakharenko, and her first name was Natalia.
This stunning actress was immensely popular in the 1950s and 1960s entertainment scene.
Her body was later retrieved in a cove about a mile away from their yacht.
Biography She could have been America's sweetheart, except there was something naughty in the impish mischief of her devilish good looks.
And meanwhile, everybody's sitting around just waiting, waiting, waiting.
Photojournalist Lawrence Schiller, who was on set documenting the shocking moment, is remembering the film icon on what would have been her 94th birthday: June 1.