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November 22 highlight: John F. Kennedy assassinated


On November 22 1963, the 35th President of the United States John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. He was 46-years-old.

On the same day in 1998, actress Kate Winslet of ‘Titanic’ got married to assistant film Director, Jim Threapleton. Kate was 23 and Jim 25 when they tied the knot.

On the same day in 1990, Margaret Thatcher resigned as the British Prime Minister.

Here are other November 22 events in history:
1890: Charles de Gaulle, who ruled over France between 1958 and 69, was born. He died in 1970.
1963: Author and Theologian, C.S. Lewis died at the age of 64.
1980: Actress Mae West died in Hollywood at the age of 87.
1985: Ghanaian footballer, Asamoah Gyan is born.
1986: Former South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, is born.
2005: Angela Merkel becomes Germany’s first female Chancellor.

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