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White Wedding Dress With The Blackest History: Sharon Tate's Wedding Mini-Dress Was Sold For $56,000

Date November 22, 2018 09:57

The American actress and model, Sharon Tate, was one of the most outstanding and promising personalities in Hollywood. She was too young and beautiful, but her destiny was troublesome. 

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She was successful in her career and personal life. Tate was married to director Roman Polanski, but after 18 months, she was gruesomely murdered with four other people, by Charles Milles Manson's criminal group, 'The Family.'

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Even though the actress begged to save the unborn child (she was about to give birth), she was killed mercilessly. On August 13, 1969, Sharon Tate was buried in a closed coffin in Culver City, CA with her child in her arms. The child was posthumously named Paul Richard Polanski.

White wedding dress with a dark history 

The ivory silk moiré mini wedding dress was at its peak when Sharon wore it for the big day with Roman Polanski in London in 1968.

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50 years later, her wedding dress was sold for $56,000 by Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles in addition to other mementos from her large estate.

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Notably, this auction was aimed at the growing wave of interest in Tate's life story since next summer will be the 50th anniversary of her tragic death. 

Let's commemorate Tate

The story of the Valley of the Dolls star's death will be reflected on in the upcoming movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood by the famous director, Quentin Tarantino.

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Australian actress, Margot Robbie, will play Sharon Tate along with such legendary actors as Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The movie is scheduled for release in July 2019. 

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It's truly shattering what happened to Tate and to all the people who were victims of sick, brutal criminals. Rest in peace, you legend. 

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