Marilyn Monroe’s iconic nude dress sold. Marilyn Monroe‘s iconic nude dress has been sold for a record breaking price of $4.8 million at an auction in Los Angeles. The dress was famously worn by the blonde beauty during a Democratic fundraiser at New York City’s Madison Square Garden in 1962, where she sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to President John F. Kennedy. Marilyn’s performance at the event was one of her last public appearances as she died of a drug overdose just a few months later.