Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday' JFK dress sells for record-breaking $4.8 million

Believe it or not, one of Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic looks was just sold at action for a record-breaking $4.8 million.

The dress Marilyn Monroe wore while singing “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to John F. Kennedy was acquired at auction by Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Julien’s Auction hosted the bidding event Friday in Los Angeles, which featured the floor-length, crystal-embossed dress the actress wore at President Kennedy’s 45th birthday celebration on May 19, 1962.

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Willem Dafoe becomes Marilyn Monroe in Snickers Super Bowl ad

While Marilyn Monroe’s time in The Seven Year Itch produced one of the most iconic scenes in movie history, the actress didn’t quite look the same on film as she did before shooting. In fact, she looked suspiciously like Willem Dafoe, as Snickers’ new Super Bowl spot claims.

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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe: 5 actresses who have portrayed the Hollywood icon

Marilyn Monroe may be the most well-known celebrity of all-time—not just because of her iconic windblown dress photo, but rather because of the many times she’s been reincarnated on the big screen.

Since her death in 1962, Monroe has been portrayed 192 times, according to IMDb. The latest Monroe revival project is The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, a four-part Lifetime miniseries starring Kelli Garner as the leading lady.

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Susan Sarandon to play Marilyn Monroe's mother in Lifetime miniseries

Susan Sarandon

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Susan Sarandon is coming to a small screen near you.

EW has confirmed that Sarandon has joined Marilyn, Lifetime’s upcoming four-hour miniseries. Based J. Randy Taraborrelli’s New York Times bestseller, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, the miniseries promises to reveal “what the iconic superstar succeeded in hiding from an all-too-invasive world.”

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Tupac, Marilyn Monroe live on in Dutch beer ad -- VIDEO

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The world may have lost Tupac Shakur, Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Kurt Cobain, and Bruce Lee years ago – but Dutch beer company Bavaria isn’t ready to let them go.

In Bavaria’s latest commercial for a fruit-flavored beer, the six deceased stars – aged but still wearing their signature outfits, including a white dress for Monroe and rose-tinted glasses for Lennon – lounge around on a remote island drinking beer and hiding from passing ships.

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Marilyn Monroe's X-rays are being auctioned off

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Yes, you read that headline right. We now have proof that Marilyn Monroe was the sexiest woman to ever walk the earth: More than 50 years after her death, people are still willing to spend money on her facial X-rays, which are being auctioned off at Julien’s Auctions.

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