This week (May 29) marks the 100th birthday of President John F. Kennedy. The late president was born May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

Here are some memorable moments from the life of JFK:

Inaugural speech excerpt:

Launching the race to the moon:

Cuban Missile Crisis:

The Kennedy wit:

Walter Cronkite announces the assassination:

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg (and her children) on the legacy of JFK: