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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# 1963

All time
# jfk50
How JFK killing put TV at centre of homes
The assassination 50 years ago unfolded in real time in people’s homes as coverage went on uninterrupted for days.
# 1963
50 years ago, Dublin was hit by the worst thunderstorms ever
So,this weather isn’t unusually bad then.
# An Post
Here's what the JFK 50 stamps look like...
The two stamps feature pictures taken during the President’s historic four-day visit to Ireland in 1963.
# JFK boy found
We found the boy smiling up at JFK during his visit to Ireland in 1963
John Murphy from Co Wexford has been identified as the seven-year-old boy with no front teeth in the picture.