Happy Birthday Mr. President

St. Augustine, Fla. - Perhaps one of the most famous versions of "Happy Birthday" occurred on May 19, 1962.

February 5, 2018
Marilyn Monroe

St. Augustine, Fla. (February 5, 2018) - Perhaps one of the most famous versions of "Happy Birthday" occurred on May 19, 1962. That’s when Marilyn Monroe sang at President John F. Kennedy’s 45th birthday gala at Madison Square Garden wearing ... that dress!

The icon dress worn by Marilyn Monroe will be on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museums in St. Augustine February 10 - March 31. The exhibit will also include other Marilyn memorabilia and items from Kennedy’s birthday gala.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! set a new Guinness World Record for the most expensive dress sold at auction when they acquired the dress from Julien’s Auctions for $4.8 million. Add in auction fees and the dress cost over $5 million, making it the most expensive dress in the world.

Tickets to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! In St. Augustine start at $13.99 for adults, $6.99 for kids and ages 4 and under free. The Odditorium is open daily from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Click here for more information about the exhibit. http://www.ripleyentertainment.com/worlds-expensive-dress-coming-ripleys-believe-not-st-augustine/

About Ripley Entertainment

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is part of the Ripley Entertainment Inc. family of worldwide attractions, the global leader in location-based entertainment. More than 14 million people visits its 100-plus attractions in 11 countries each year. In addition to its 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! that still runs daily in countries around the world. Ripley’s Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada.

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