John F. Kennedy Jr. Birthday, Date of Birth

John F. Kennedy Jr.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. (November 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999) often referred to as JFK Jr., was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was a son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and a younger brother of Caroline Kennedy. His father was assassinated three days before his third birthday.

Beyond his childhood years at the White House, Kennedy was the subject of much media scrutiny, and became a popular social figure in Manhattan. Trained as a lawyer, he worked as a New York City assistant district attorney for almost four years. In 1995, he launched George magazine, using his political and celebrity status to publicize it. He died in a plane crash in 1999 at the age of 38.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. was born at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on November 25, 1960, two weeks after his father, Massachusetts senator John F. Kennedy was elected president. His father took office exactly eight weeks after John Jr. was born. His parents had a stillborn daughter named Arabella four years before John Jr.'s birth. John Jr. had an older sister, Caroline, and a younger brother, Patrick, who died two days after his premature birth in 1963. His putative nickname, "John-John", came from a reporter who misheard JFK calling him "John" twice in quick succession; the name was not used by his family.

John Jr. lived in the White House during the first three years of his life and remained in the public spotlight as a young adult. His father was assassinated on November 22, 1963, and the state funeral was held three days later, on John Jr.'s third birthday. In a moment that became an iconic image of the 1960s, John Jr. stepped forward and rendered a final salute as his father's flag-draped casket was carried out from St. Matthew's Cathedral. The family continued with their plans for a birthday party to demonstrate that the Kennedys would go on despite the death of the president.

After President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy moved her family, after brief residency in the Georgetown area of Washington, to a luxury apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, where Kennedy Jr. grew up. In 1967, his mother took him and Caroline on a six-week "sentimental journey" to Ireland, where they met President Éamon de Valera and visited the Kennedy ancestral home in Dunganstown.

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After his uncle Robert was assassinated in 1968, his mother took him and his sister out of the United States, saying: "If they're killing Kennedys, then my children are targets ... I want to get out of this country." The same year, she married Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, and the family went to live on his private island of Skorpios. Kennedy is said to have considered his stepfather "a joke."

In 1971, Kennedy returned to the White House with his mother and sister for the first time since the assassination. President Richard Nixon's daughters gave Kennedy a tour that included his old bedroom, and Nixon showed him the Resolute desk under which his father had let him play. When Onassis died in 1975, he left Kennedy $25,000, though Jacqueline was able to renegotiate the will, and acquired $20 million for herself and her children.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Friday, November 25, 1960
Place of Birth
Washington, D.C.
Age
61
Star Sign

The November 25, 1960 was a Friday under the star sign of . It was the 329 day of the year. President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower.

If you were born on this day, you are 61 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, November 25, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, November 25, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 22,284 days, or about 534,825 hours, or about 32,089,517 minutes, or about 1,925,371,050 seconds.

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25th of November 1960 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 25, 1960

Morocco Sets News Control

Date: 25 November 1960

Special to The New York Times

sets controls over foreign press wires

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MOTHER PAROLED IN ABANDONMENT; Hearing Set Dec. 6 -- Father Says He Wants 2 Children Who Were Left in Store

Date: 26 November 1960

NYC Publishers Assn-deliverers talks set; pact to expire Dec 7

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Censorship Assailed in Spain

Date: 26 November 1960

intellectuals score censorship

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NEWPORT NEWS GETS A CARRIER CONTRACT

Date: 26 November 1960

$156.5-million contract for aircraft carrier awarded to Newport News, ending dispute with NY Naval yd

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KENNEDY BRINGS CAROLINE NEWS; Tells Daughter About Baby, but His Wife Had Given Child Orientation

Date: 26 November 1960

By BESS FURMANSpecial to The New York Times

With Mrs J F Kennedy at hosp for birth of her son

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TRANSPORT NEWS: AIR ELECTION ROLE; American Logged 160,000 'Candidate' Hours -- A New Terminal Opens on L.I.

Date: 26 November 1960

Amer Airlines says it logged 160,000 aircraft hrs flying candidates, their personnel and press

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TRANSPORT NEWS: LESS TO BERMUDA; 3 Airlines Plan Fare Cuts Next Month -- Frankfurt to Get Pan Am Hotel

Date: 25 November 1960

Ivory Coast to join

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Mrs. Kennedy Has a Boy After a Dash to Hospital; President-Elect Returns From South on Getting News at Airport A SON DELIVERED TO MRS. KENNEDY

Date: 25 November 1960

By RICHARD E. MOONEYSpecial to The New York Times

Richard MOONEYSpecial

son born; Sen gets news after leaving for Palm Beach, returns to Washington immediately; had spent Thanksgiving quietly with wife in Georgetown home; only guest was W Walton

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Zwolak Sets Mark in Run

Date: 25 November 1960

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Marriage Announcement 1 -- No Title

Date: 26 November 1960

Special to The New York Times

To wed J C Daly; illus

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