Grace Kelly died 38 years in the past on September 14, 1982, having succumbed to accidents sustained in a automobile crash the day before today. The 1950s Hollywood film star and Oscar winner was greatest identified for her Hitchcock thrillers like Rear Window and different movies reminiscent of High Society and High Noon. But then in 1956 she retired from performing at 26 to marry Rainier III, Prince of Monaco and have become Princess of Monaco herself.
After 25 years of marriage, within the remaining 12 months of her life, Grace Kelly gave her final interview on June 22, 1982.
JFK and LBJ’s former White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger spoke together with her for ABC’s 20/20.
And whereas speaking of her performing profession Kelly admitted that whereas she beloved the craft, she didn’t get pleasure from being a Hollywood film star.
The 52-year-old stated: “When I was acting, of course I loved acting.”
At her wedding ceremony in Monaco, numerous celebrities have been in attendance.
These included Aristotle Onassis, who later married Jackie Kennedy, and actors like Cary Grant and David Niven.
While her High Society co-star Frank Sinatra was invited however didn’t attend.
Kelly and the Prince had three kids collectively in Princess Caroline, Prince Albert (the presently reigning Albert II) and Princess Stéphanie.
The latter was within the passenger seat of the automobile crash that led to Kelly’s dying.
Her daughter suffered a light-weight concussion and hairline fracture of a cervical vertebra and wasn’t capable of attend her mom’s funeral.
Kelly’s funeral passed off on the Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate in Monaco-Ville on September 18, 1982.
Those in attendance included Princess Diana, Nancy Reagan and Cary Grant.