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Julien's Auctions Ends 2016 With Another Guinness Book of World Records Entry

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.




Toys from the past

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.




Marilyn Monroe's New Milford inn key auctioned

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 .




Marilyn Monroe's multi-million dollar dress and the evolving power of glitter

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.




Marilyn Monroe's First Marriage

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 .




Freeview film of the day: My Week with Marilyn

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.




Marilyn Monroea s a oeHappy Birthday JFKa dress sells for record price, and worth it: Susan Shelley

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.




Tommy Hilfiger Outbids Tommy Mottola for Marilyn Monroe Evening Bag at Julien's Auctions

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.




Snickers Super Bowl 2017 Confirmed But what is Doritos Doing?

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.




Robert Wagner Gives a oeGMAa a Heart to Heart About Loves and Loves Lost

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.




Marilyn Monroe's - Happy Birthday Mr. President' Dress Sold to Ripley's for $4.8 Million

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.




Marilyn Monroe dress from JFK birthday sells for $7million at auction

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.




Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr. President' Dress Sold to Ripley's for $4.8 Million

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:57:22 GMT

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Marilyn Monroe's 'happy birthday Mr President' dress breaks world record at auction

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.




Marilyn Monroe's 'happy birthday Mr President' dress sells for 4.8m dollars

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 .




Monroe's dress from JFK birthday sells for US$4.8 million at auction

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.




Moving on after service to the arts

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.