Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:03:44 GMT
Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house to the stars is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for the second time, having sold the most expensive dress ever to be auctioned. The Marilyn Monroe "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress worn by Monroe on Saturday, May 19, 1962, at a Democratic fundraiser and early 45th birthday celebration for President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden , was sold by Julien's Auctions on November 17th, 2016 in Los Angeles for $4.81 million.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:07:44 GMT
Ron Cust was searching for Marilyn Monroe posters when he happened upon a vintage Matchbox Dodge Wreck tow truck and BP tanker. Encounters with original Matchbox vehicles were becoming frequent during his searches for Marilyn memorabilia, but it wasn't until he came across those two particular models that he felt an unexplainable rush of excitement.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 01:41:16 GMT
Flashback The Homestead Inn Courtesy of Harry Cohen Now a proud episode in Greater New Milford history, the Homestead Inn at the intersection of Elm Street and Treadwell Avenue in New Milford was a popular inn and a highly respected member of the area business community from the day Mary and Homer Philpot opened Homestead in 1928. The inn finally closed its doors March 15 after an 87-year run .
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:46:15 GMT
The dress Marilyn wore to sing happy birthday to JFK sold at auction recently for a record-breaking $4.8m . Bought by Ripley's Believe it or Not! chain of attractions, the dress will sit alongside other such wonders as a picture of Einstein made entirely of toast and a two-headed calf.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 13:26:08 GMT
Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen . Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook .
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:38:48 GMT
The third assistant director on the film was Colin Clark whose job was to make sure Marilyn and, while he was around, her playwright husband Arthur Miller were OK. The relationship between the boy Clark and the megastar developed into a tender, probably platonic romance while the film-making was chaotic.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 02:53:43 GMT
Photo courtesy Julien's Auctions Ripley's Entertainment, Inc. bought The "Happy Birthday Mr. President" dress worn by Marilyn Monroe on Saturday, May 19, 1962, at a Democratic fundraiser and early 45th birthday celebration for President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden, for $4.8 million at Julien's Auctions on Nov. 17, 2016. Setting a new world record, the dress Marilyn Monroe was wearing when she sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy just sold at auction for $4.8 million.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:14:44 GMT
During Julien's Auctions' recent Marilyn Monroe auction in Los Angeles, the designer won the Marilyn Monroe Pandora minaudire evening bag, a birthday gift for his wife Dee Ocleppo. Hilfiger triumphed "in an unintentional bidding war" with his friend Tommy Mottola, who wanted it for his wife Thalia.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:05:22 GMT
The Snickers Super Bowl 50 Ad starred Willem Dafoe as a hungry Marilyn Monroe. In the ad Dafoe eats a Snickers and he changes into the real Marilyn Monroe.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 23:54:34 GMT
Screen legend Robert Wagner has worked with some of the greatest female screen personalities of all time, from Marilyn Monroe to Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor to his former wife, Natalie Wood, and more. Wagner's new memoir, I Loved Her in the Movies , pays tribute to his talented female counterparts over his 60 year career.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:42:01 GMT
Marilyn Monroe's iconic sequin gown that she wore while singing "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy has been sold at auction for $4.8 million. Julien's Auctions said in a Nov. 17 news release that the flesh-colored dress, worn by the legendary actress, now belongs to Ripley's Believe It or Not.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:49:29 GMT
Marilyn Monroe wore the $7m dress when she famously sang 'Happy Birthday Mr President' to John F Kennedy in 1962. The skin-tight dress Marilyn Monroe wore for her sultry rendition of "Happy Birthday" before then US President John F Kennedy at a 1962 gala was sold on Thursday for US$4.8 million at an auction in the US.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:57:22 GMT
This week, Tracey Bentley announced that after 27 years in the industry- and more than 6 years o... - A deadly shooting broke out in Tennessee that left a mother celebrating the birthday of her 2-year-old child dead and six others wounded, including ... -- It's a role for which he didn't volunteer.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:09:16 GMT
The famous dress worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sung "happy birthday Mr President" to John F. Kennedy has sold for a world-record price at auction in Los Angeles. The custom-made Jean Louis gown, which features more than 2,500 hand-stitched diamonds, was snapped up by Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum for A 3.87m.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:09:15 GMT
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 4.8 million dollars .
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:09:14 GMT
The skin-tight dress Marilyn Monroe wore for her sultry rendition of "Happy Birthday" before then U.S. President John F. Kennedy at a 1962 gala was sold on Thursday for US$4.8 million at an auction in Los Angeles. Happy Birthday Mr. President Marilyn Monroe Dress is pictured in this photo provided by Julien's Auctions.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:25:06 GMT
It is 40 years since Gordon McKern moved to Bendigo, and for more than one-third of that time, he has been on the board of the Bendigo Art Gallery. While that was probably the result of blockbuster exhibitions like those dedicated to Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly - he remembered fondly the crowds of visitors who gathered night and day at the feet of the Forever Marilyn sculpture - Mr McKern said the real treasure of the gallery was its View Street facilities.