By Alex Soloducha, CBC News, June 28, 2017
Monroe wore the iconic gown while singing Happy Birthday to President JFK
In 1962, Marilyn Monroe sang Happy Birthday to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden while wearing a champagne coloured gown, encrusted with over 2,500 crystals and 6,000 hand-sewn rhinestones.
The $4.8-million dollar item was the most expensive dress ever sold when it was purchased by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in November 2016, according to its website.
The company is owned by business tycoon Jim Pattison, who hails from the small community of Luseland, Sask.
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