The limousine containing President Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connelly, and the Governor’s wife
It was a day the world will never forget. The 35th President of the United States, aged just 46, was shot dead in broad daylight – his head blown open as the motorcade in which he rode wound its way through Dallas, Texas.
In the years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the massive amount of interest in the events that took place that day – November 22, 1963 – has, if anything, only increased. We’ve all seen the famous footage of the motorcade, likely watched the tragic death of the President in full color, and perhaps even seen the grisly and harrowing JFK autopsy photos.
Some of us are also familiar with the many conspiracy theories that surround the assassination of President Kennedy – or at least some of them, for a quick search of the Internet makes it clear that there are probably far more theories out there than one person could easily absorb. In fact, you could almost argue that, like some morbid version of “six degrees of Kevin Bacon” game, it’s possible to find conjecture linking just about every celebrity who was around at the time – as well as any number of non-celebrities – to a JFK conspiracy theory.