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1. Which son of Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed while on a secret mission during World War II?
2. Rosemary Kennedy was institutionalised for most of her adult life following a botched lobotomy.
3. Kathleen Kennedy - Hartington had been widowed during World War II. She herself died in 1948. What was the cause of her death?
4. The President and Mrs. Kennedy suffered the loss of their first child, a baby daughter who was stillborn.
5. On 7th August 1963, President and Mrs. Kennedy became the parents of a baby boy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy. The baby was premature and died quite soon after his birth. What date did he pass away?
6. President Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas, on 22nd November 1963. From what building was it reported that the fatal shots were fired?
7. In April 1968, Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassin's bullet. Which greatly loved and respected member of the Kennedy family met the same dreadful fate in California in June of that year?
8. In 1969, Senator Edward Kennedy was the driver in an accident at Chappaquiddick which resulted in the drowning death of a young woman. What was her name?
9. In 1984, Ethel Kennedy was once again visited by tragedy when one of her children died of a drug overdose over the Easter weekend. Which child was this?
10. What was the date of death of the Kennedy matriarch, Rose?
11. On New Year's Eve 1997, Michael Lemoyne Kennedy died tragically. How did his death occur?
12. The American people mourned the death of former First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis in 1994. What was the date of her death?
13. Whose wedding was John Kennedy Jnr. planning to attend when he died?
14. John Kennedy Jnr. was accompanied by his wife and her sister on the fatal aeroplane journey in 1999.
15. What was the date in 1999 of the plane crash which took the life of President Kennedy's only surviving son?
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