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$795.00The most famous performance of the classic "Happy Birthday" song was arguably delivered by America's sex symbol fo the times- Marilyn Monroe - to one of the most popular U.S. presidents in the world's most famous arena. This is one of only a handfull of these invitation flyers for the event that we have ever seen in the last 43 years. The flyer advertises "New York's Birthday Salute to President Kennedy." This is the world-famous event in which Marilyn Monroe squeezed into ther fabulous dress and sang "Happy birthday, Mr. President." She is advertised on the bill among many other A-list celebrities such as Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Maria Callas, Peggy Lee, Bobby Darin, Henry Fonda, Ella Fitzgerald and Jimmy Durante. Her performance lives on as one of the most memorabile events in history. These flyers are even more scarce than the programs and tickets to the event. Another of these flyers sold for $6,255.59 at auction, which we feel was considerably higher than it's true value although we certainly can appreciate the rarity of the item. Also the tape marks on the edges (see the condition description below) certainly is another reason why we are pricing this iconic item for less. Comes with our 100% guarantee of authenticity
$795.00Original ticket to the 1962 President Kennedy's Birthday Party held at Madison Square Garden. Known widely as the Happy Birthday Mr President event when Marilyn Monroe gave a sultry rendition of the popular song to JFK. This particular ticket still has the original stub firmly attached which is very rare. A key iconic item missing from most John F Kennedy or Marilyn Monroe collections. The event was held May 19, 1962. This is a numbered General Admission ticket stamped "standing room", which is actually more elusive than the typical white background tickets. Comes with our 100% guarantee of authenticity.
$1,595.00This is the rare program from one of the iconic events of the Kennedy era. The four page program from the birthday celebration at new York's Madison Square Garden to celebrate the birthday of John F. Kennedy. The event was held May 19, 1962 and features a star-studded gala and fundraiser for the Democratic Party. During the program Marilyn Monroe sang her now infamous rendition of Happy Birthday to the President. Monroe died just a few months later, making this one of her last performances. The event included such famous personalities as Jack Benny, Ella Fitzgerald, Danny Kaye, Henry Fonda, Maria Callas, Peggy Lee, Peter Lawford and., of course John Fitzgerald Kennedy and many more. Other programs have sold for considerably more at auction. Recently sold for $3,750 at auction.