Friday, 18 November 2016

Marilyn Monroe's dress when she sang 'Happy birthday, Mr President' has sells for $4.8m

The famous dress worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang “happy birthday Mr President” to John F Kennedy has sold for a world-record price at auction, fetching US$4.8m (£3.87m).

The sheer, flesh-coloured design, which features more than 2,500 hand-stitched crystals, had a pre-sale estimate of $3m before it went under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. More photos after the cut...