Fact: Grace Kelly's son Prince Albert and his wife Charlene introduced their newborn twins to the world on Wednesday (07Jan15) when they debuted the tots from the windows of Monaco's royal palace. An estimated 3,000 fans filled Palace Square to catch a glimpse of Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, almost a month after their arrival.
Fact: Animated movie star Jessica Rabbit has been named the Ultimate Screen Siren ahead of stars including Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly. The Breakfast At Tiffany's actress was voted a close second in the Lovefilm.com poll, while Marilyn Monroe came third.
Fact: Costume sketches, worn as finished items by Grace Kelly, are expected to attract bids of up to $45,000 (£30,000) when they are sold at a Christie's auction later this month (Nov10). Edith Head's four designs include a dress worn by the actress in the 1954 thriller Rear Window and an outfit which she donned in To Catch a Thief.
Fact: Dresses worn by late movie icon and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly in classic films such as HIGH SOCIETY and Rear Window are set to be put on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Grace Kelly: Style Icon is set to open on Saturday (17Apr10).
Fact: The fashion world will honour screen legend-turned-princess Grace Kelly on Thursday (22Oct09) when she will posthumously receive the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award in Beverly Hills. Exclusive French jeweller Cartier will also be honoured at the ceremony.
Quote: "Grace is probably the one that I relate to the most in my life, and the one that I have most in common with. I have this seemingly high-profile life, like Grace did, and we were both the mother of three children. She epitomises the all-American girl with a quiet class and inner strength. She was like everybody's girl." Country music singer Faith Hill on channelling American film and stage actress Grace Kelly and fashion icons Twiggy and Brigitte Bardot for a photoshoot in an upcoming issue of Redbook magazine.
Fact: A selection of Grace Kelly's personal possessions are going on display this week (ends13Jul07) at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum to mark the 25th anniversary of the actress's death.
Fact: Signed photographs of every Oscar-winning actor and actress since the awards began will go under the hammer in London next month (FEB07). Autograph hunter ALAN ROBINSON is hoping to make over GBP1 million ($1.95 million) from his collection of 10,000 signatures, which include that of Elvis Presley, Greta Garbo and Grace Kelly.