Jeane Dixon was an American astrologer and psychic who gained fame in the mid-20th century for her purported ability to predict future events. Born in Medford, Wisconsin in 1904, Dixon claimed to have had her first psychic experience when she allegedly saw a vision of her own death. Despite having no formal training in astrology or psychic abilities, Dixon began giving astrological readings and making predictions in the 1930s.
Dixon gained widespread fame in the 1950s and 1960s for her accurate predictions, including the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the rise of the civil rights movement. She became a popular figure in the media, appearing on numerous television shows and writing several books on astrology and psychic phenomena.
However, Dixon was also controversial and faced criticism for her predictions that did not come true, such as her claim that World War III would begin in 1958 and that a woman would be elected President of the United States by the year 1988. Despite these inaccuracies, Dixon remained popular and continued to make predictions until her death in 1997.
She remained popular throughout her career and wrote several books on astrology and spirituality. Despite the controversy surrounding her work, Dixon left a lasting impact on the world of astrology and psychic phenomena, and her predictions continue to be discussed and debated by believers and skeptics alike.