Marilyn Monroe & Ella Fitzgerald. In Ella’s own words….”I owe Marilyn a real debt…. because of her I played the Mocambo, a very popular nightclub in the 1950s. She personally called the owner of the Mocambo and told him she wanted me booked immediately and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night. And it was true... She did..." Two brilliant women here.