11. Both know how to work it.
Both women understood their power over men and owned their sexuality.
12. Both married young.
Marilyn married her first husband, James Dougherty, at 16 years of age. Sofia married her high school sweetheart, Joe Gonzalez, at age 18.
13. Both are charmingly self deprecating and down-to-earth.
Both lovely ladies laugh at themselves and seem to stay grounded in many ways.