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Gaddafi had a serious obsession with Condoleezza Rice, showering her with over $200,000 in gifts and having a famous local composer write a song for her called “Black Flower in the White House”

Condoleezza Rice says Gadhafi crush was ‘weird and a bit creepy’ Play (CNN) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice described Moammar Gadhafi’s crush on her as “weird and a bit creepy,” saying she breathed a sigh of relief when she realized a video he made of her was not raunchy. In her new book, …

Gaddafi had a serious obsession with Condoleezza Rice, showering her with over $200,000 in gifts and having a famous local composer write a song for her called “Black Flower in the White House” Read More »

When Truman told Stalin about the Manhattan project in July of 1945, Stalin displayed little reaction, since Stalin had known about the project for almost 4 years before Truman, and he arguably knew more about it than Truman himself did.

POTSDAM AND THE FINAL DECISION TO USE THE BOMB After President Harry S. Truman received word of the success of the Trinity test, his need for the help of the Soviet Union in the war against Japan was greatly diminished. The Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin, had promised to join the war against Japan by August …

When Truman told Stalin about the Manhattan project in July of 1945, Stalin displayed little reaction, since Stalin had known about the project for almost 4 years before Truman, and he arguably knew more about it than Truman himself did. Read More »

US president Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge used to buzz for his secret service and then would hide under his desk while they frantically searched for him

‘Silent Cal’ Peter Clements evaluates the thirtieth president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. ‘Calvin Coolidge believed the least government was the best government; he aspired to become the least president the country had ever had; he attained that desire’ (Irving Stone). The man who achieved this back-handed compliment took over as president on the …

US president Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge used to buzz for his secret service and then would hide under his desk while they frantically searched for him Read More »

In 1976 Gerald Ford attempted to eat a wrapped tamal at a presidential campaign stop in San Antonio, which some people believe cost him the state of Texas. It is known as the Great Tamale Incident.

How a Plate of Tamales May Have Crushed Gerald Ford’s 1976 Presidential Campaign Food on the campaign trail is a minefield for political candidates who have to figure out how to seem relatable enough to try out the local chow while avoiding an embarrassing eating photo. And though not everyone can dive headfirst into a …

In 1976 Gerald Ford attempted to eat a wrapped tamal at a presidential campaign stop in San Antonio, which some people believe cost him the state of Texas. It is known as the Great Tamale Incident. Read More »

Austria does not usually allow dual citizenship but they made a special exception for Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1983 when he became U.S. citizen

Arnold Schwarzenegger “Schwarzenegger” redirects here. For other people with the name, see Schwarzenegger (surname). “The Austrian Oak” redirects here. For the tree, see Quercus cerris. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (/ˈʃvɑːrtsnɛɡər/;[a] German: [ˈaʁnɔlt ˈʃvaʁtsn̩ˌʔɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American actor, businessman, retired professional bodybuilder and former politician who served as the 38th Governor of California …

Austria does not usually allow dual citizenship but they made a special exception for Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1983 when he became U.S. citizen Read More »

One reason Lyndon B. Johnson did not run for re-election was because a study he commissioned had predicted he would die at 64 and thus may not make it through a 2nd term. True enough, he would die on 22 January 1973 at 64, 2 days after what would have been the end of his 2nd term.

Lyndon B. Johnson “Lyndon Johnson” redirects here. For the American football player, see Lyndon Johnson (American football). “LBJ” redirects here. For other uses, see LBJ (disambiguation). Lyndon Baines Johnson (/ˈlɪndən ˈbeɪnz/; August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president …

One reason Lyndon B. Johnson did not run for re-election was because a study he commissioned had predicted he would die at 64 and thus may not make it through a 2nd term. True enough, he would die on 22 January 1973 at 64, 2 days after what would have been the end of his 2nd term. Read More »

Theodore Roosevelt Jr was the oldest man in the D-Day invasion at 56. Initially denied to attend D-Day, Ted petitioned as he personally knew the men of these units and believed his presence would steady them. Despite arthritis and a heart condition, he stormed the beach with a cane and survived.

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Theodore “Ted” Roosevelt III (September 13, 1887 – July 12, 1944), known as Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,[Note 1] was an American government, business, and military leader. He was the eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and First Lady Edith Roosevelt. Roosevelt is known for his World War II service, including the directing of …

Theodore Roosevelt Jr was the oldest man in the D-Day invasion at 56. Initially denied to attend D-Day, Ted petitioned as he personally knew the men of these units and believed his presence would steady them. Despite arthritis and a heart condition, he stormed the beach with a cane and survived. Read More »

Bob Graham’s (38th Governor of Florida) political campaign included performing a full eight-hour workday of the various jobs that Floridian voters held. Starting in 1974, and totaling 408 workdays, jobs he worked included being a teacher, police officer, busboy, and construction worker.

Bob Graham This article is about the 38th Governor of Florida. For other people named Bob Graham, see Bob Graham (disambiguation). Daniel Robert Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician and author who served as the 38th governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and a United States senator from Florida from 1987 …

Bob Graham’s (38th Governor of Florida) political campaign included performing a full eight-hour workday of the various jobs that Floridian voters held. Starting in 1974, and totaling 408 workdays, jobs he worked included being a teacher, police officer, busboy, and construction worker. Read More »

In the Liberian General Election (1927), there were 15,000 voters but the winner received 243,000 votes. It made it the Guinness Book of Records as the most fraudulent election reported in history.

1927 Liberian general election General elections were held in Liberia in 1927. In the presidential election, the result was a victory for Charles D. B. King of the True Whig Party, who was re-elected for a third term after defeating Thomas J. Faulkner of the People’s Party. The elections were referred to as “the most …

In the Liberian General Election (1927), there were 15,000 voters but the winner received 243,000 votes. It made it the Guinness Book of Records as the most fraudulent election reported in history. Read More »