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John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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U.S. President

The Resume

    (May 29, 1917-November 22, 1963)
    U.S. House Representative from Massachusetts (1946-1952)
    U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1952-1961)
    Democratic Senator from Massachusetts
    35th U.S. President (1961-63)
    First Roman Catholic president
    Youngest man elected U.S. President (43)
    Was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald (November 22, 1963)
    Face is on the U.S. half dollar coin
    U.S. World War II naval hero (commanded and rescued PT-109)
    Assassinated at 46

Why he might be annoying:

    He knew how to manipulate the media and was able to have great success against Nixon during their debates.
    He had many affairs behind his wife's back.
    He may have won the Presidential election with tampering by the Chicago Democratic machine, although historians claim that it evened out with tampering pulled by Republicans in other areas of Illinois.
    His assassination has sparked many conspiracy theories.
    He appointed his brother, Bobby, Attorney General.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was a strong proponent of civil rights.
    He was extremely popular, partially due to his and his wife's good looks and youth.
    His popularity and poll results rose after each debate with Richard Nixon.
    During debates, he looked cool and composed, Nixon looked shifty, unkempt and sweaty.
    Because of his charisma, the press dubbed his Presidential era 'Camelot.'
    He stood up to the Russians during the Cuban Missile Crisis (October 1962).
    He declared that America would send a Man to the Moon before the end of the decade (1961).
    At the Berlin Wall, he made the impassioned speech 'Ich Bin Ein Berliner' which bolstered American ratings overseas.
    He had a quick wit and was at ease during press conferences.
    He graduated Harvard.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 135 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 533 Votes: 44.65% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 207 Votes: 42.03% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 560 Votes: 50.71% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1003 Votes: 51.15% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1353 Votes: 53.58% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 42 Votes: 73.81% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 467 Votes: 50.96% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 215 Votes: 52.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 207 Votes: 50.72% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 242 Votes: 58.26% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 335 Votes: 50.15% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 428 Votes: 52.10% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 814 Votes: 39.31% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 579 Votes: 38.51% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 3834 Votes: 45.20% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 6448 Votes: 36.62% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1295 Votes: 44.32% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1612 Votes: 40.88% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 3469 Votes: 58.89% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 10758 Votes: 40.53% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 4499 Votes: 51.01% Annoying