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“Happy Birthday, Mr. President” – Marilyn Monroe

“Happy Birthday, Mr. President” – Marilyn Monroe

May 29, 2012

At a celebration for President John F. Kennedy’s 45th birthday, Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday”. The event was held in Madison Square Garden May 19, 1962, ten days before his actual birthday on May 29th. Over 15,000 people were in attendance. Jacqueline was not in attendance. President Kennedy would come on stage after the song and...