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Michael Jackson 'Bad' Glove, Albert Einstein's Brain, Marilyn Monroe Pills $old At BH Auction

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Michael Jackson memorabilia made an appearance at "Icons and Idols" at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills on Saturday. According to the Daily News, MJ's stage wardrobe "attracted furious bidding" on a signature, silvery, single glove worn by Jackson during the "Bad" tour, a fedora, and a signed jacket.

The glove sold for $330,000, the jacket went to the $96,000 bidder and the fedora headed to a new home for $72,000.

An x-ray of Albert Einstein's brain was also up for auction bringing in a smart sum of $38,750, while another buyer swallowed $18,750 for a pair of empty prescription bottles once belonging to Marilyn Monroe. John Lennon's "military-style jacket" from a 1966 Life Magazine photo shoot stood at attention for $240,000." Julien's Auctions says the two-day event brought in more than $3 million," reports the Daily News.