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  • [President fact 1] The first anti-hacking law was passed after President Ronald Reagan saw the movie War Games and asked his staff if this could happen. A week later the response was “Mr. President, the problem is much worse than you think.”


  • [President fact 2] Even 60 years after his death, George Washington was such a popular American president that when freed and given the opportunity to choose their surnames, more African-American slaves chose the last name of Washington than Lincoln.


  • [President fact 3] Harry S. Truman was among the poorest U.S. presidents, with a net worth much less than $1 million. His financial situation contributed to the doubling of the presidential salary to $100,000 in 1949. In addition, the presidential pension was created in 1958 when Truman was again having financial hardship.


  • [President fact 4] John F. Kennedy’s Eternal Flame has only ever gone out twice since 1963. The first time was less than a month after it had been lit when a child accidentally extinguished it with holy water. Luckily one of the grave workers was a smoker and had a lighter on hand to relight it.


  • [President fact 5] President Ronald Reagan's first official White House doctor, Daniel Ruge, called his job as a doctor, “vastly overrated, boring and not medically challenging.” Daniel Ruge could not attend most state dinners due to lack of space but had to be ready for emergencies, usually waiting alone in his office, wearing a tuxedo.


  • [President fact 6] The Netherlands loaned $2.5 million to John Adams, who was the ambassador to the Netherlands back in 1782. This was done in order to stabilize the US after their war of independence finished. In today's value that would be a loan of roughly $150 billion.


  • [President fact 7] After Winston Churchill was knocked down by a car in New York in 1931, his doctor issued a medical note that Churchill’s convalescence “necessitates the use of alcoholic spirits, especially at mealtimes,” specifying 250 cc's (8 oz) per day as the minimum.


  • [President fact 8] Ulysses S. Grant created the Department of Justice, ratified the Fifteenth Amendment, and asked for Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1871, enabling him to combat and prosecute the Ku Klux Klan.


  • [President fact 9] In 1961, a little girl named Michelle Rochon wrote a letter to John F. Kennedy asking if Santa Claus was okay during the Soviet's nuclear testing at the North Pole. Kennedy wrote back to her saying that he spoke with Santa and that he's okay.


  • [President fact 10] In 2015, it was announced that Alexander Hamilton would be replaced on the $10 bill by the portrait of an as yet undecided woman, starting in 2020. However, due to the surging popularity of Hamilton, a hit Broadway musical based on Hamilton's life, in 2016 this decision was reversed and Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill, and instead a woman will appear on the $20 bill.


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