It's Presidents Day and while many of us will be taking the opportunity to enjoy 30% off bath towels and other linens, it's important that we also spend a moment reflecting on the commanders-in-chief we've elected thus far. With that in mind, we once again present 44 lesser-known facts about the leaders of this nation.
As we all prepare to spend a long weekend enjoying Presidential Savings on mattresses and used Toyotas, we could take time to thank some of the presidents who passed bills that protect some of the freedoms your enjoy daily. Or we could spend the day celebrating the presidents who are decidedly more Action Movie Heroes than diplomats.
The following unexpected truths would have even Uncle Sam eating his hat! Join us at http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Surprising Facts About U.S. Presidents! Subscribe►►http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=watchmojo Facebook►►http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo. Twitter►►http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo Instagram►►http://instagram.com/watchmojo Suggestion Tool►►http://www.WatchMojo.com/suggest Channel Page►►http://www.youtube.com/watchmojo For this list, we've rounded up the most surprising, lesser-known facts about America's Commanders in Chief throughout the decades! And, as always, only one entry per president! Special thanks to our user akt for submitting the idea on our Interactive Suggestion Tool at http://www.WatchMojo.com/suggest Check out the voting page here, http://watchmojo.com/suggest/Top+10+Surprising+Facts+About+US+Presidents Want a WatchMojo cup, mug, t-shirts, pen, sticker and even a water bottle? Get them all when you order your MojoBox gift set here: http://watchmojo.com/store/ WatchMojo is a leading producer of reference online video content, covering the People, Places and Trends you care about. We update DAILY with 4-5 Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Versus clips on movies, video games, music, pop culture and more!
Richard Nixon was accused of hiding a secret slush fund during his candidacy for vice president under Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952. He gave the televised " Checkers speech" named after his cocker spaniel, denying he had a slush fund but admitting, "there is one thing that I did get as a gift that I'm not going to give back."
Print Cite Article Details: The first Irish-American president? The answer may surprise you. While John F. Kennedy was the first Irish-Catholic president, Andrew Jackson was the first chief executive with roots in the Emerald Isle. Check out that and nine other surprising facts about "Old Hickory."
Happy Presidents Day! Let's learn some fun facts about the US Presidents! Did you know that President Obama collects comic books? And that Bill Clinton once aced a My Little Pony quiz? Watch for more crazy presidential facts!
If the 2016 race for the White House was any indication, anyone who actually wants to become president has to be at least a little bit off their rocker. Indeed, throughout our country's history, many of the men who ultimately served as president of the United States have had some pretty head-scratching facts attached to their biography.
We've talked before about how badass presidents are, with their badass pets and badass upbringings and badass crimes against humanity. But we're about drop some knowledge on that ass: Presidents are human. ("WERE human" for you pedants.) And humans, by and large, are total dipshits.
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