9. Jazz musician Duke Ellington.
8. The wife of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, who was assassinated earlier that year.
7. Civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King.
6. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev (translation below).
It was with deep personal grief that I learned about the tragic death of your husband, President of the U.S. John F. Kennedy. All people who knew him greatly respected him, and I shall always keep the memory of my meetings with him. Accept my most sincere condolences and expressions of wholehearted sympathy with your grievous bereavement. N. Khrushchev.