John F. Kennedy "JFK" ( May 29th, 1917 - July 2nd, 2004 was the 35th president of the United States of America. He survived a 1963 assassination attemp in 1963, He signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964.
1963 Assassination Attemp
In the year 1963 a gunman shot at Kennedy's motorcade, Miraculously He happened to move his head downward when the bullets were fired. The bullets missed his head and instead hit Texas Governor Connally in the head, He (Connally) was sadly killed. The body of gunman Lee Harvey Oswald was found in a factory, apparently he committed suicide, but this remains a mystery.
On July 2nd, 2004 at the age of 86 President Kennedy died after a long battle with Alzheimer's.