Friday, May 19, 2017

This Day In History


19 May, 1962 - Marilyn Monroe Performs Rendition of "Happy Birthday"
19th May, 1962 : Marilyn Monroe performed a rendition of "Happy Birthday" for President John F. Kennedy for his forty-fifth birthday during a fund-raiser at New York's Madison Square Garden. The dress she wore that night was noted for being sheer and flesh colored with 2500 rhinestones sewn into it and designed by Jean Louis. The dress sold in 1999 at auction in New York for over US$1.26 million. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may19th.html

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