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Video: Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr President' dress 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 Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles, fetching $4.8 million (£3.87 million). It was bought by museum chain Ripley's Believe It Or Not - surpassing the previous most expensive dress sold at auction, Monroe's white costume from The Seven Year Itch which went for $4.6 million (£3.7 million) in 2011.

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