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John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)


John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Rose Fitzgerald (A.K.A. Rose Kennedy and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times, the first one being when he was a new-born. He was the second of four... See full bio »

Died:

(age 46) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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 1966 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (book "Why England Slept" - 1 episode)
- The Age of Kennedy, Part I: The Early Years (1966) ... (book "Why England Slept" - uncredited)
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (book)
 1962 The John Glenn Story (Documentary short) (with the approval of The President of the United States - as The President of the United States)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Profile in Courage (1956) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Montreal Gazette (excerpt from "Ask Not" speech) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 24 Print Biographies | 35 Portrayals | 17 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

JFK | John Fitzgerald Kennedy | John Kennedy | Pres. John F. Kennedy | President John F. Kennedy | President John F Kennedy | Senator John F. Kennedy | The President of the United States

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[November 1961] This chimpanzee who is flying in space took off at 10:08. He reports that everything is perfect and working well. See more »

Trivia:

Fourth U.S. president to be successfully assassinated (unsuccessful assassination attempts had been made on Presidents Andrew Jackson and 'Harry S Truman', and on President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt) and the seventh president to die in office. Ironically, all presidents to have died in office since the first (William Henry Harrison in 1841) were elected 20 years apart: Harrison in 1840, Abraham... See more »

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He always put his hand in the pocket of his suit Jacket See more »

Nickname:

Shafty See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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