Sam "Momo" Giancana was a reputed boss of the Chicago Outfit from 1957 - 1966 after Tony Accardo retired. Among his nicknames included "Mo", "Mooney" and "Sam the Cigar". Giancana was brought in connection with the dead of Marilyn Monroe in August 5, 1962, the murder of president John F. Kennedy in November 2 1963, and was called in for help to assassinate the Cuban leader Fidel Castro by the CIA.
Vilma Lucila Espín Guillois (April 7, 1930 – June 18, 2007) was a Cuban revolutionary, feminist and chemical engineer. She was one of the most important fighters in the struggle for Cuban women’s equality as well as fighting against the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship.
I think that the general consensus of opinion is that if JFK had not been the man at our country's helm during the Cuban Missile crisis, the feared nuclear war just might have happened. JFK's calm and cool authority was amazing to behold and be comforted by. I was only 13 at the time, but I recall the real fear that I wouldn't live to see 14.