What was the reason for the assassination of Reagan?
John Hinckley wanted to impress Jodie Foster and become famous.
Reagan was wounded in the upper chest by a bullet that had been deflected from the frame of the presidential limousine. John Hinckley, Jr. was not a very good shot, and the six rounds he managed to get off in the assassination attempt hit four different people. Reagan was actually hit "accidentally." His name was John W. Hinckley.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana invited then President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy to their 1981 ceremony - though she came alone because the President was too ill to travel following an assassination attempt on him. Mrs Reagan also attended the wedding of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson in 1986.
Ronald Reagan gained a degree of national attention due to a number of situations. Here is a list of them: * In a heavily Democrat Party State, he served two terms as the Republican governor of California; * Reagan designed his policies to attract union votes and the large number of "independent voters"; * Reagan gained international attention by his survival of an assassination attempt in 1981; * Reagan took advantage of the poor economy…