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‘Happy Birthday, Mr President’: the story of Marilyn Monroe and that dress
Music Reviews Video. Kennedy at a celebration of his forty-fifth birthday, ten days before the actual day of his 45th birthday Tuesday, May Monroe sang the traditional "Happy Birthday to You" lyrics in a sultry voice, with "Mr. President" inserted as Kennedy's name. Monroe continued the song with a snippet from the classic song, "Thanks for the Memory", for which she had written new lyrics specifically aimed at Kennedy. Thanks, Mr.
F ifty-four years later, one might suppose that the famous dress came on to the stage of its own accord, as if it had life as well as destiny. But yes, in , there was a warm body inside it. This was 19 May , and Marilyn Monroe was bringing happy birthday wishes to the president of the United States.
Photo by Cecil Stoughton. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. President John F. Monroe, wearing a skin-tight dress covered in rhinestones, sang the ordinary birthday song in such a sultry, provocative manner that it made headlines and became an iconic moment of the 20 th century. Things had not been going well on the set, mostly because Monroe had been frequently absent. Despite her recent illnesses and trouble with alcohol, Monroe was determined to make a grand performance for JFK.
Kennedy at a celebration of his 45th birthday, 10 days before the actual date May Monroe sang the traditional " Happy Birthday to You " lyrics in a sultry, intimate voice, with " Mr. President " inserted as Kennedy's name. She continued the song with a snippet from the classic song, " Thanks for the Memory ", for which she had written new lyrics specifically aimed at Kennedy. Thanks, Mr. President For all the things you've done The battles that you've won The way you deal with U. Steel And our problems by the ton We thank you so much.
Today is a special day in Hollywood, because today we can say: Happy birthday, Marilyn Monroe! While Marilyn Monroe will always be infamous for her beauty — her iconic bubble blonde hairdo, her paradigm-shifting curves — but it's important to remember that she did more to earn her fame than breathily croon "Happy Birthday" to JFK. While a number of these films were also musicals with full song-and-dance numbers those fan flicks in " Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend ," anyone? Even given the clumsiest dialogue, she always managed to come off as gracefully guileless. Hollywoodites often tout the fact that, in order to play dumb, you have to be especially smart — in all likelihood, to protect the egos of their less-than-Mensa co-stars.