Marilyn Monroe serenades President John Kennedy, May 19, 1962
“Happy Birthday, Mr. President.” Marilyn Monroe stands before a dazzled crowd in New York’s Madison Square Garden for President Kennedy’s birthday gala. She sings the traditional song in the most salacious manner possible. Her skintight dress leaves little to the imagination. Two months before, she had spent two days with Kennedy in Palm Springs, but he suspects that she has visions of moving into the White House soon. Now she is desperately trying to rekindle that romance. She has become so obsessed with JFK that she calls the White House constantly, but the president has moved on.