On this day in history: Marilyn sings 'Happy Birthday' to JFK

Marilyn Monroe Biography: Happy Birthday, Mr. President
Marilyn Monroe Biography: Happy Birthday, Mr. President


On May 19th, 1962, Marilyn Monroe serenaded President John F. Kennedy with her now infamous rendition of "Happy Birthday". The two were already rumored to be involved in an affair and this sultry performance only fanned the flames of gossip.

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Marilyn died within a few months of the scandalous performance, making the "Happy Birthday" videos and photographs some of the last recorded moments of her lifetime.



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