Marilyn Monroe's dress on display in Los Angeles, California
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Iconic Marilyn Monroe dress fetches $4.8m at auction

The dress worn by Marilyn Monroe as she sang "Happy Birthday Mr President" to John F Kennedy has been sold at auction for $4.8m (£3.9m).

The figure-hugging Jean Louis gown, with 2,500 crystals, was bought by the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum chain.

David Sillito reports.

  • 19 Nov 2016
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