Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death.
Autumn leaves lie around the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Runnymede, England, Nov. 12, 2013.
This small piece of America sits on an English hillside near the River Thames meadow where the Magna Carta was signed eight centuries ago.
Only a trickle of visitors come to the site, located on an acre of land given to the people of the United States by Queen Elizabeth II in an unprecedented act meant to show Britain's affection for the fallen president.
John Kennedy Jr., son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, talks with a British police officer after the dedication ceremony for the memorial to the late president at Runnymede, Surrey, England, May 14, 1965.
The front page of the Soviet periodical "Nedelya" in Moscow headlining U.S. President John F. Kennedy's assassination, Nov. 23, 1963.
Nedelya is a supplement to the Sunday issue of the government newspaper "Izvestia."
A sign bearing John F. Kennedy's portrait points the way up a narrow country lane to the Kennedy Homestead in Dunganstown, Ireland, Nov. 2, 2013.
Kennedy's great-grandfather emigrated from the farm to Boston in 1848 at the height of Ireland's potato famine.
Ireland's government this year opened an interactive museum celebrating the Kennedys at the homestead, which remains an active cattle ranch run by Kennedy's fourth cousin Patrick Grennan.
The front page of the West Berlin newspaper, "Bildzeitung," Nov. 23, 1963.
The headline reads "Assassination of U.S. President: Kennedy Shot."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Munene, a 32-year-old Kenyan whose mother chose that name when she gave birth to him in the U.S. while on a student exchange program, stands for a photograph wearing the goalkeeper's shirt emblazoned with the initials "JFK" that he uses to play amateur soccer, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 15, 2013.
Across six continents, in sports grounds, statues, scholarships, streets, hospitals, bridges, parks and schools, the name of John F. Kennedy is preserved in perpetuity.
Manuel Rodriguez, 73, holds an article published by the Granma newspaper in 2010 about U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Havana, Cuba, Oct. 25, 2013.
The newspaper reads in Spanish, "Kennedy and the October crisis: Shining and sad days."
In October 1962, Rodriguez was a member of the military reserve when he was sent to the municipality of Cotorro to help defend Cuba against a possible U.S. invasion, during the Cuban Missile Crisis and one year after the Bay of Pigs invasion.
A group of Spanish students peeks through the globe-shaped frame of the JFK flame in New Ross, Ireland, Nov, 2, 2013.
Kennedy's only surviving sister and daughter unveiled the flame, made with the eternal flame at the late president's grave site in Arlington, Va., on the 50th anniversary of his June 1963 visit to Ireland.