Birthday special: Interesting Facts about George W.Bush
George W. Bush is an American politician who was the 43rd President of the United States of America. He served as the Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000 and later served as the country’s President from 2001 to 2009. Bush was born on July 6, 1946. So today on his birthday here are some of the unknown facts about him .
#George W. Bush is the first President to have run a marathon. He completed it in 3 hours, 44 minute
# George W. Bush is also described as the ‘Baseball President’. He’s always been a huge baseball fan and even went on to be the managing partner of the Major League Baseball Team,
#On May 5, 2001, George W. Bush was the first President ever to deliver a speech in both Spanish and English, during the first Weekly Radio Address of the President of the United States Broadcast
#George Bush has been titled the ‘Vacation President’ (took the title away from former President Ronald Reagan), because he took over 900 days off in his 8 year tenure
#During the unveiling of his White House portrait, George Bush introduced Laura Bush by saying,”It’s my privilege to introduce the greatest first lady ever”. He then realized his mother was also present there!
#George Bush loves eating pretzels. (In fact, he even choked himself on one). He also enjoys peanut butter and honey sandwiches, grilled cheese sandwiches, BLT and deviled eggs.
#At the age of 30, Bush was arrested as a result of DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol). He was fined $150 and had his driving license suspended for 2 years.
#In his senior year at high school, Bush was the head cheerleader of his team.
#His favorite cuisine is Mexican and on most Sundays ate ‘huevos rancheros’ as his post-church meal. Apparently President Bush is very particular about not wanting to wait for his food.
#George Bush loves clearing brush at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, where he spent a major portion of his vacations during his Presidency. Besides clearing brush, he also loves fishing. Post-presidency, he is also trying his hand at painting portraits of puppies and landscape