Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. After his death, Jacqueline remarried Aristotle Onassis in 1968. Jacqueline lived a quiet life until her death in 1994.

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Did Jackie Kennedy influence the world?

Jacqueline ("Jackie") Kennedy Onassis was a glamorous first lady, at a time when first ladies were still generally expected to stay in the background. Her sense of style, both in personal fashion and in decorating the home, influenced the world because she and her husband were so popular. She was also admired for her poise and elegance, even when faced with her husband's infidelities. At a time when first ladies were not allowed to have careers (she had been a magazine writer and photographer), she elevated the profile of the first lady within the confines of traditional attitudes. By all accounts, she was also a devoted mother and loving wife, which the nation also found inspiring.

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What flowers were in Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis funeral?

White lilies were reported to be Mrs. Kennedy's favorite flower. Someone recalled that her coffin was covered with beautiful white lilies the small variety, the type used in "Mouget Des Bois" perfume (Coty) that was so popular as a fragrance in the 1960's. The lilies were in the shape of a cross, surrounded by what appeared to be green fern clippings. When Carolyn Bessette and JFK, Jr. were married, Carolyn carried a small bouquet of these lilies and JFK, Jr. wore a lily in his boutonniere. It was said that when the guests saw the beautiful bride, coming down the aisle, the sight of her small white bouquet of lilies brought them to tears because they recalled that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved that flower.

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Was Jackie Kennedy a Christian?

Yes, she was a Roman Catholic. Her paternal side of the family (Bouvier) was one of the few Roman Catholic families in New England to be listed in the Social Register, a prominent list of wealthy New York families in 1899.

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What is the value of Jackie Kennedy doll?

I recently cleaned my mother's house that I have inherted, As I was moving boxes out I discovered that I have found a old Jackie Kennedy doll collection. I wanted to know if there is any sentimental value to this precious doll. Thank you for your understanding. Aloha from Hawai'i :-)

There is alot of sentimental value to this doll, considering how many people admired Mrs. Kennedy, her style, and the struggles she went through in her lifetime. Many people throughout the world would take the doll as is, and cherish it as a token of their admiration and love for Jackie Kennedy.

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Who designed Jacqueline Kennedy's Inaugural Gown?

Oleg Cassini designed the dress she wore to the pre-inaguaral celebration the night before President Kennedy was sworn in. Bergdorf Goodman--with the help of Diana Vreeland--designed the gown she wore to the inaguaral balls after the official swearing in ceremony.

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How did Jackie Kennedy Onassis die?

She died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer which was diagnosed a couple months earlier, in January. The cancer started in her lymph nodes, but rapidly spread faster than doctors were able to treat her. This was because the healthy cells in her body were replaced by the cancerous ones. In an effort to fight the cancer, she quit her chain smoking, and curtailed some of her editing duties to devote more time to fight off the disease. By early May, doctors informed her that no further treatments could stop her death. She died on Thursday, May 19th, 1994 at 10:15 pm in her 5th Avenue Apartment in New York City, surrounded by her family and close friends.

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Did Jackie Kennedy have her first miscarriage in 1961?

No. Jackie Kennedy had her first miscarriage in 1955. She gave birth to a stillborn baby girl in 1956. She gave birth to Caroline in 1957. She had John Jr. in 1960. In 1963, she had a baby boy six weeks premature and he died two days later. His name was Patrick.

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What is Jackie Kennedy's favorite movie?

Jackie Kennedy was more of a book person than a movie person. She was more likely to go to a Broadway production or a Shakespeare play or a ballet performance. The tabloids once reported that Jackie O. was spotted at an X-Rated Movie Theater, and that she was trying to leave unnoticed. An earlier answer to this question, said the movie was 'Gone with the Wind.' If that is the case, the time period is right (she was ten when the movie was released), the leading role was played by a handsome man, Clark Gable (many of her father's friends had said he looked as handsome as Clark Gable), and the idea that Scarlet was the kind of woman that craved attention and financial status for herself and the affections of Rhett may have had a large appeal in a movie for Mrs. Kennedy.

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Is Jackie Onassis's Mother alive?

No, Janet Norton Lee Bouvier Auchincloss Morris died on July 22nd, 1989 at the age of 81.

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Did Jacqueline Kennedy work out to stay so thin?

She liked to exercise, practiced Yoga and certainly watched her diet. But I believe she was the kind of people who donΒ΄t put on weight because I have seen pictures if her since she was a little girl, a teen, adult and she was always thin she only put some weight and looked a little chubby when she was pregnant.

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Did Jackie Kennedy live in Martha's Vineyard after she was First Lady?

Sometimes, since she possessed a home there due to her marriage with JFK.

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Did Jacqueline Kennedy get remarried after John F. Kennedy's death?

Yes. Jacqueline Kennedy did remarry after the death of John F. Kennedy. She married Aristotle Onassis on October 20th, 1968 on Onassis' private island in Greece, Skorpios. She then became known as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, or Jackie O. The marriage lasts over six years, ending with Aristotle Onassis' death on March 15th, 1975 in France. It was said that Onassis would have divorced Jackie had he lived. She would not remarry again, although her main lover was Maurice Templesman, who was separated, but not divorced from his wife while he was with Jackie.

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Where did John Kennedy propose to Jackie?

Martin's Tavern

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What color hair did Jacqueline Kennedy have?

Her hair was a dark brown her whole life, although in the early 50's she would put a few blonde streaks in it.

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How much did Jacqueline onassis casket cost?

10.000

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What was Jackie Kennedy hometown?

Southampton (village), New York State, U.S.A.

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Did Jackie Kennedy give any speeches?

Yes she did. She did heavy campaigning when John ran for president. She spoke 6 languages. There were times when John would speak to the Latino community, and Jackie would repeat the same speech in Spanish!

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Who was President when Jackie Kennedy Died?

Jackie died on May 19th, 1994. Bill Clinton was the President, and attended the funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery.

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How many rooms were there in the White House with the First Lady Jackie Kennedy?

25 bedrooms

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Did Lady Bird Johnson attend Jackie Kennedy Onassis' funeral?

Yes. Lady Bird Johnson was the only former first lady invited to attend the private funeral of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the current first lady at the time, was also invited and attended.

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What is the name of the Grammy nominated jazz pianist that live in Cambridge ma?

Earl (Fatha) Hines

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Mary Augusta Hickey Kennedy was married before Pat Kennedy to John Elliott British Can you confirm this info please I am great granddaughter of John Elliott the son of Mary Hickey Elliott Kennedy?

I truly have NO idea, but but but!!! go to Anscestery.com to find out

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What were Jackie Kennedy's favorite perfumes?

Her favorite perfume is probably one that is common to the wealthy. Since she was once a member of Vogue Magazine, she probably was aware of the higher end brands of perfumes of that era. Some research into what were the must have brands of perfume of the era would be a good place to start.

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Who has possession of the pink suit that Jackie Kennedy wore in Dallas TX?

National Archives-won't be released until 2023.

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How old was Jackie Kennedy when she died?

She was 64

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