Behind the Picture: Photos From the Night Marilyn Sang to JFK, 1962

Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, New York, May 19, 1962.

On what would have been JFK's 97th birthday, LIFE presents Bill Ray's unforgettable picture of Marilyn Monroe, alone in the spotlight, along with other photos from the president's 1962 birthday gala that were not published in LIFE magazine. Read More

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