JFK some facts: Favorite sports golf, football, tennis, swimming & checkers; while he was Pres. The White House pool was kept at 90 degrees. He was a speed reader 1200 words per minute. He loved his Ray Ban sunglasses.His two favorite poems were Ulysses written in 1833 by Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) and Rendezvous with Death written during WWI by Alan Seeger (1888-1916) Bought his suits at Brooks Bros. pinstripe by Saville Row. Favorite cigar H. Upmann Petite Corona.