PEACE CORPS ESTABLISHED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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The Peace Corps is a  volunteer agency run by the U.S. Government. The mission of 
the Peace Corps includes three goals: providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand U.S. culture, and Americans to understand
the cultures of other countries. Generally, the work is related to social and economic development. On March 1, 1961,President John F. Kennedy (on the right above)
signed the Executive Order that officially started the Peace Corps. Kennedy then 
appointed his brother-in-law Sargent Shriver (above left) to be the program’s first 
director.

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President Kennedy greets the first Peace Corps volunteers in August,1962.

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GEORGE KENNEDY TURNED 86 TODAY

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George Kennedy has appeared in over 200 film and television productions. He is best known as the convict Dragline in Cool Hand Luke (1967),for which he won an Academy Award, airline troubleshooter Joe Patroni in the Airport series of disaster movies from the 1970s and as Captain Ed Hocken in the Naked Gun series of comedy films with the late Leslie Nielsen (1988,1991, and 1994).

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George Kennedy in Cool Hand Luke

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George in Airport 


George Kennedy (left) with Leslie Nielsen in Naked Gun

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THE BEATLES FIRST U.S.TOUR ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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When The Beatles arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York,
they were greeted by an estimated crowd of about three thousand exuberant
fans.The groups first U.S.concert was on February 11th at the Sports Arena
in Washington, D.C. (poster shown below).

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JOHN F. KENNEDY WAS SWORN IN ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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John F. Kennedy was the first U.S. President to have his Inauguration
telecast in color. The NBC television network covered the event.

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John F. Kennedy being sworn in as the 35th President of the United states

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                 President Kennedy delivering his Inaugural address

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DAUGHTER OF JFK IS NOW 53

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Author and attorney Caroline Kennedy is the only
surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and
First Lady Jacqueline.

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