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US President John F Kennedy's birth centenary

World | News18.com | May 28, 2017, 8:11 am
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 circa 1935: US statesman John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th president of the US (back row, third from left) with fellow members of the Harvard Swimming Team. (Image: Getty Images)

circa 1935: US statesman John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th president of the US (back row, third from left) with fellow members of the Harvard Swimming Team. (Image: Getty Images)

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 1st September 1939: Joe, Kathleen and John F Kennedy, the children of American Ambassador to Great Britain, Joseph P Kennedy, arriving at the Houses of Parliament in London. John later became the 35th President of the United States. (Image: Getty Images)

1st September 1939: Joe, Kathleen and John F Kennedy, the children of American Ambassador to Great Britain, Joseph P Kennedy, arriving at the Houses of Parliament in London. John later became the 35th President of the United States. (Image: Getty Images)

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 American statesman John F Kennedy, later the 35th President of the United States (right), with Mr Borhum at a garden party at the White House, Washington DC. (Image: Getty Images)

American statesman John F Kennedy, later the 35th President of the United States (right), with Mr Borhum at a garden party at the White House, Washington DC. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F. Kennedy served as a U.S. Navy lieutenant and commander of a patrol torpedo (PT) boat during World War II. Kennedy is shown at the extreme right with members of his crew at a South Pacific Naval Base. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F. Kennedy served as a U.S. Navy lieutenant and commander of a patrol torpedo (PT) boat during World War II. Kennedy is shown at the extreme right with members of his crew at a South Pacific Naval Base. (Image: Getty Images)

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 5th January 1960: American politician John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), during nominations for the Democratic presidential candidacy. (Image: Getty Images)

5th January 1960: American politician John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), during nominations for the Democratic presidential candidacy. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Senator John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) is given a rousing ovation during his presidential campaign. (Image: Getty Images)

Senator John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) is given a rousing ovation during his presidential campaign. (Image: Getty Images)

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 5th May 1961: American President John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) holds a press conference shortly after the successful manned space flight. (Image: Getty Images)

5th May 1961: American President John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) holds a press conference shortly after the successful manned space flight. (Image: Getty Images)

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 John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), the American president sitting in a rocking chair. (Image: Getty Images)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), the American president sitting in a rocking chair. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Democratic senator for Massachusetts, escorts his bride Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (1929 - 1994) down the church aisle shortly after their wedding ceremony at Newport, Rhode Island. (Image: Getty Images)

Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Democratic senator for Massachusetts, escorts his bride Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (1929 - 1994) down the church aisle shortly after their wedding ceremony at Newport, Rhode Island. (Image: Getty Images)

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 John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Senator for Massachusetts with his wife, Jacqueline (1929 - 1994), about to leave New York for the Los Angeles Democratic Party Convention, at which the party candidates for the forthcoming Presidential election will be nominated. (Image: Getty Images)

John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), Senator for Massachusetts with his wife, Jacqueline (1929 - 1994), about to leave New York for the Los Angeles Democratic Party Convention, at which the party candidates for the forthcoming Presidential election will be nominated. (Image: Getty Images)

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 John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), American president-elect, with his wife Jacqueline (1929 - 1994) at the christening of their son John F Jr. (1960 - 1999) in Washington. (Image: Getty Images)

John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963), American president-elect, with his wife Jacqueline (1929 - 1994) at the christening of their son John F Jr. (1960 - 1999) in Washington. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference August 1, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference August 1, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

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 John Kennedy Jr. playing in the Oval Office at the White House, Washington, DC, October 15, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

John Kennedy Jr. playing in the Oval Office at the White House, Washington, DC, October 15, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

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 25th June 1963: President John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) reviewing troops and weaponry from a stretch limousine during an inspection at Hanau in Germany. (Image: Getty Images)

25th June 1963: President John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) reviewing troops and weaponry from a stretch limousine during an inspection at Hanau in Germany. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference March 6, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F. Kennedy speaks at a press conference March 6, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F Kennedy addresses a conference. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F Kennedy addresses a conference. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F. Kennedy greets his son John. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F. Kennedy greets his son John. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President Kennedy (1917 - 1963) signs the nuclear test ban treaty for the United States watched by a committee of senators, Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908 - 1973) and Foreign secretary, Dean Rusk. (Image: Getty Images)

President Kennedy (1917 - 1963) signs the nuclear test ban treaty for the United States watched by a committee of senators, Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908 - 1973) and Foreign secretary, Dean Rusk. (Image: Getty Images)

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 President John F. Kennedy speaks with Barbra Streisand at an event May 24, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

President John F. Kennedy speaks with Barbra Streisand at an event May 24, 1963. (Image: Getty Images)

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 29th June 1963: US statesman John F Kennedy (centre), 35th president of the USA, with Dublin's macebearer Jim Buckley (left) during a visit to Dublin. (Image: Getty Images)

29th June 1963: US statesman John F Kennedy (centre), 35th president of the USA, with Dublin's macebearer Jim Buckley (left) during a visit to Dublin. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Indian Prime Minister Nehru (1869 - 1964) speaking on his arrival at the White House, watched by President John F Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson. (Image: Getty Images)

Indian Prime Minister Nehru (1869 - 1964) speaking on his arrival at the White House, watched by President John F Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson. (Image: Getty Images)

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 American president John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) is struck by an assassin's bullet as he travels through Dallas in a motorcade, 22nd November 1963. In the car next to him is his wife Jacqueline (1929 - 1994) and in the front seat is Texas governor John Connally. (Image: Getty Images)

American president John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) is struck by an assassin's bullet as he travels through Dallas in a motorcade, 22nd November 1963. In the car next to him is his wife Jacqueline (1929 - 1994) and in the front seat is Texas governor John Connally. (Image: Getty Images)

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 25th November 1963: Jackie Kennedy with her two children, John and Caroline following her husband's coffin which is being taken into the Capitol, Washington where he lay in state. Behind her is the President's brother, Robert Kennedy. (Image: Getty Images)

25th November 1963: Jackie Kennedy with her two children, John and Caroline following her husband's coffin which is being taken into the Capitol, Washington where he lay in state. Behind her is the President's brother, Robert Kennedy. (Image: Getty Images)

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 U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is shown in this 1960 photograph. His presidential career spanned the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the building of the Berlin Wall. He was assassinated November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Former Russian and U.S. officials attending a conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of the missile crisis October 2002 in Cuba, said that the world was closer to a nuclear conflict during the 1962 standoff between Cuba and the U.S., than governments were aware of. (Image: Getty Images)

U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is shown in this 1960 photograph. His presidential career spanned the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the building of the Berlin Wall. He was assassinated November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Former Russian and U.S. officials attending a conference commemorating the 40th anniversary of the missile crisis October 2002 in Cuba, said that the world was closer to a nuclear conflict during the 1962 standoff between Cuba and the U.S., than governments were aware of. (Image: Getty Images)