JOHN F. KENNEDY
WHO/ John Fitzgerald 'Jack' Kennedy, an American politician of the Democratic Party, who served as the 35th President of the United States between 1961 and 1963, after he achieved victory at the 1960 US Presidential Election. Kennedy led the United States through the peak of the Cold War, where he worked at ensuring relations between the US and USSR would not escalate to nuclear war, in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis and events that followed.
WHEN/ May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1963.
WHERE/ Born in Brookline, Massachusetts, US. Died in Dallas, Texas, US, as result of successful assassination attempt on his life, where he died shortly after, due to suffering gunshot wounds to his head and torso.
INTERESTING FACT/ On Kennedy's death has always been the center of debate, where some believe it was at the hands of ex-US Marine Lee Harvey Oswald, others are adamant that it was a part of a much larger conspiracy, with insufficient proof that suggested the involvement of the C.I.A, Vice President Johnson, and even Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
WHO/ Richard Milhous Nixon, an American politician of the Republican Party, who acted as the US Vice President under Dwight Eisenhower between 1953-1961, and served as the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974.
WHEN/ January 9, 1913 - April 22, 1994
WHERE/ Born in Yorba Linda, California, U.S. Died in Manhattan, New York, U.S, as result of a stroke and cerebral edema.
INTERESTING FACT/ Nixon would be remembered for his policy of 'Vietnamization', the removal of US influence from Vietnam, and successfully building positive relationships between the US and both USSR and People's Republic of China which signified the Detente period. Nixon was the only US President to resign, following the famous 'Watergate Scandal', where his administration was found to have abused power during his time as president.
The 1960 Presidential Election would involve both John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, and determined who would lead the US into the future