John Kennedy

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Posted by sonny 03/01/2009 @ 00:03

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Paramour of Kennedy Is Writing a Book - New York Times
By MOTOKO RICH Mimi Beardsley Alford, a retired New York church administrator who had an affair with John F. Kennedy while she was an intern in the White House, is breaking a silence of more than 40 years to tell her story in a memoir to be published...
Today in history, May 25, 1961: Kennedy wants to put man on the ... - Examiner.com
May 25, 1965 President John F Kennedy asked the nation to support him in an all-out effort to put an American on the moon. "The President committed the nation to take 'a clearly leading role in space achievement' – a blunt notice to the Soviet Union...
Dutiful Leno looking beyond 'Tonight Show' - Columbus Dispatch
Of all his guests, the most memorable was John F. Kennedy Jr. One of Leno's most vivid memories from his childhood was watching President Kennedy's funeral on television in 1963. Despite the tenacity he has shown throughout the years, Leno rejects...
Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns - KGMB9
Bad weather in Florida forced NASA to land in California instead of at the Kennedy Space Center. This ends a 13-day mission to fix the Hubble space telescope. It was two days late and detoured 3000 miles but the Space Shuttle Atlantis finally made it...
Sen. Harry Reid may need all the help he can get - Los Angeles Times
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, whose father, Mayor Richard J. Daley, was not a Kennedy but loved them and did provide the 8000 or so votes that gave John F. Kennedy his narrow White House electoral win in 1960, has already said Chris Kennedy is a big...
Caroline Kennedy denies report that her kids asked her to back out ... - New York Daily News
"Today" co-host Matt Lauer asked Kennedy point blank to explain why she dropped her candidacy for Clinton's seat at the 11th hour. Kennedy, who appeared on the show to promote the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library's Profile in Courage award,...
His youth and vigor of mind and body are still celebrated in ... - Boston Globe
The park adjacent to the Kennedy School features a fountain and pillars that contain inscriptions from his most notable speeches. According to lore, a 6-year-old John Fitzgerald Kennedy gave his first political speech at the Parker House Hotel during a...
Clinton and Bush Officials Should Have Listened to the Female ... - U.S. News & World Report
From the Huffington Post: Two US federal regulators who sounded early warnings on the financial crisis (and a Liberian peace activist who helped end that nation's civil war) were honored for their efforts Monday at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston...
Exactly as Biden Predicted: Obama faces major crisis within first ... - Turner Radio Network
"It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy. The world is looking. We're about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator president of the United States of America. Remember I said it standing here if you...
Fay Vincent: Trial-lawyering 101, a lesson from a master, John W ... - TCPalm
In the early 1960s, President John Kennedy had a much-publicized fight with the steel industry during which he famously commented that his father had been right when he said businessmen were all “SOBs.” In 1952, President Harry Truman was so furious at...

John Kennedy (puppeteer)

John Kennedy is a puppeteer who, since 1990, works with The Jim Henson Company. Between the years of 1991 to 1994, he voiced Baby Sinclare on the television show Dinosaurs. From 1996 until 2004, Kennedy took over Jim Henson's role of Dr. Teeth, after which Bill Barretta took over in 2005. Kennedy has also voiced Kermit the Frog in Disney Cruise Lines.

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John Kennedy (cellist)

John Kennedy was a noted Australian cellist, and the natural father of the violinist Nigel Kennedy.

His parents were the cellist Lauri Kennedy and the pianist Dorothy Kennedy. In 1926 he supported Eileen Joyce on her tour of Western Australia before she left to study in Leipizig. At age 24 he became first cello with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, making him the youngest principal in Great Britain. He joined the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 1949, as principal, where he performed as soloist in such works as the Elgar Cello Concerto under Otto Klemperer.

He taught at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music for two years and appeared in concerts for Musica Viva Australia. In 1952 he toured New Zealand as part of the Llewellyn-Kennedy Piano Trio (with the violinist Ernest Llewellyn and the pianist Scylla Stoner - who was billed as "Scylla Kennedy" although she and John never married).

He returned to the UK, where he was principal cello at Covent Garden. He later became the principal cellist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Thomas Beecham. He was the first person to perform a cello concerto at the Edinburgh Festival.

He returned to Australia as senior cello lecturer at the University of Melbourne Conservatorium. When he left the UK, he ended his romantic association with the pianist and teacher Scylla Stoner. He was not aware at the time that Scylla was pregnant to him, and had no idea for many years that she later gave birth to his son, who was to become famous as the violinist Nigel Kennedy (born 28 December 1956). His mother wanted Nigel taught a string instrument but chose the violin because she did not want a cello in the house as a reminder of John Kennedy. John and Nigel Kennedy did not meet until Nigel was 11. John married in Australia, to the soprano Joan Dargavel, and had more children (Nigel’s half-siblings), including the violinist Debbie Kennedy.

John Kennedy became an alcoholic and died of liver failure in the mid-1980s.

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John Kennedy (musician)

John Kennedy is a Santa Fe composer and conductor. He is the Artistic Director of Santa Fe New Music, and Artistic Associate to Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina. Kennedy's works have been performed worldwide, including at the Paris Festival d’Automne, Aspekte Salzburg, the Zurich June Festival, London’s Wigmore Hall Piano Fest, the Singapore Arts Festival, and the Kanagawa Arts Festival. He has also collaborated with renowned composers John Cage and Steve Reich.

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John Kennedy (Irish celebrity)

John Kennedy is an Irish television celebrity. He is the father of presenter Lucy Kennedy whom he accompanies as a pianist on the RTÉ Two chat programme The Lucy Kennedy Show. He is also known for composing Ireland's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968. "Chance of a Lifetime", performed by Pat McGeegan, placed fourth in the competition but topped the Irish Singles Chart.

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John Kennedy's Love Gone Wrong

John Kennedy's Love Gone Wrong is perhaps the best known band fronted by Australian singer-songwriter John Kennedy.

John Kennedy's Love Gone Wrong recorded some of the great pop songs about Sydney; two immortal classics which deserve particular mention are "Miracle (in Marrickville)" and "King Street" (ie: King Street in Newtown) Those songs, released on the influential Waterfront Records and Red Eye Records labels, performed well on the independent charts but deserved mainstream chart action and the band itself clearly deserved major label attention. Their songs remain absolute classics of the Australian city pop genre.

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John Kennedy (Scottish footballer)

John Kennedy (born 18 August 1983 in Bellshill) is a Scottish professional football player currently playing for Celtic. He is a defender and is also a Scotland international. Kennedy is the grandson of Celtic and Manchester United player, Jimmy Delaney, but he is not related to John Kennedy, a midfielder who played for Celtic in the 1960s. Kennedy is currently Celtic's joint longest serving player along with captain Stephen McManus, with 8 years at the club.

Kennedy came through Celtic's youth system and signed a professional contract on the same day as fellow defender Stephen McManus. He made his first-team debut during the 1999/00 season but it wasn't until the 2003/04 season that he really made his name. He had a run in the Celtic starting eleven and came under scrutiny from scouts of AC Milan who contacted Celtic about making a move.

He suffered a serious knee ligament injury on his international debut against Romania in March 2004, when Romanian striker Ionel Ganea made a disgusting challenge on him, which kept him out of the first team for three years, effectively ruining the promising young players career in professional football. The SFA agreed to compensate the club with respect to the player's wages following his injury. In late 2006 Kennedy resumed training and was named as a substitute for Celtic's Champions League match against A.C. Milan on 20 February 2007.

He started his comeback against Kilmarnock on 22 April 2007, helping Celtic clinch the title. He played the full 90 minutes, but Shunsuke Nakamura stole the headlines, scoring in the final minute with a free-kick. Four days later, on 26 April, he signed a new three-year contract with the club.

On 28 November the same year, however, playing in the Champions League against Shakhtar Donetsk, he was stretchered off after twisting his knee landing after an aerial challenge. The initial diagnosis was that he sustained damage to his lateral meniscus and the posterior lateral complex of the same knee he'd previously injured, ruling him out for up to 3 months.

On 14 July 2008, it was rumoured that Kennedy had joined Motherwell on a six month loan deal ending in December, though this was quashed by Celtic later the same day. He did, however, meet up with the Motherwell squad in Austria, on trial. However it was rumoured that Kennedy was in talks with Norwich City and Preston North End over a possible loan move.

On 27 July 2008, it was confirmed that Kennedy would be joining Norwich City on loan until January. He made his Norwich debut in a 2–0 defeat to Coventry City at the Ricoh Arena on 9 August 2008. Kennedy scored his first Norwich goal in the 3–1 defeat at Derby County on 28 October 2008. Kennedy returned to Celtic after further damaging his troubled knee in December 2008.

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Source : Wikipedia