Arrested by soldiers under Army Chief of Staff Jeong Seung-hwa, Kim and his co-conspirators were tortured, tried and executed while Prime Minister Choi Kyu-hah became acting president, pursuant to Article 48 of the Yushin Constitution.
Major General Chun Doo-hwan quickly amassed sweeping powers after his Defense Security Command was charged with investigating the unexpected assassination, first taking control of the military and the KCIA before installing another military junta and finally assuming the presidency in 1980.
Kim also killed Cha Ji-chul, chief of the Presidential Security Service.
Continuing with other film and TV projects she landed up with her breakthrough role in the popular SBS TV series ‘Stairway to Heaven’.
The role not only shot her to stardom earning her both acclaim and awards but also led her to garner many other notable TV series.
; 14 November 1917 – 26 October 1979) was a South Korean politician and general who served as the President of South Korea from 1963 until his assassination in 1979, assuming that office after first ruling the country as head of a military junta installed by the May 16 coup in 1961.
Before his presidency, he was chairman of the Supreme Council for National Reconstruction from 1961 to 1963 after a career as a military leader in the South Korean Army.