7th August 2012
Photo reblogged from The New Manhattanite with 122 notes
Shot for LIFE by photographer Bill Ray in May 1962, this now-iconic image of Marilyn Monroe singing “Happy Birthday” to John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden.
Happy Birthday Mr.President
She had to be sewn into this dress.
I like that you can’t see her face. Leaves just enough for the imagination. Which is just what this moment in time calls...
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