33 Facts About Reagan

1. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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2. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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3. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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4. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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5. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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6. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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7. Ronald Reagan was the happy warrior and the great communicator.

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8. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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9. On March 30, 1981, as President Reagan was exiting the Washington Hilton Hotel with several of his advisers, shots rang out and quick-thinking Secret Service agents thrust the president into his limousine.

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10. In 1940, Reagan married actress Jane Wyman, with whom he had daughter Maureen and adopted a son, Michael.

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11. In 1928, Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he was an athlete and student body president and performed in school plays.

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12. President Reagan meeting with Afghan Mujahideen leaders in the Oval Office in 1981.

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13. President Reagan was very popular with the public and a majority didn't want Walter Mondale taking over the presidency from Reagan.

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14. Ronald Reagan lived a rich life and had an amazing presidency.

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15. Ronald Reagan was inaugurated on January 29, 1981, served two terms and left office in 1989.

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16. Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the Governor of California on January 3, 1967.

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17. At the university, Reagan had a dual major in economics and sociology.

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18. Ronald Reagan was an actor, governor of California, and the 40th President of the United States.

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19. Ronald Reagan always thought World War II had cost him his chance at reaching the top of the marquee of Hollywood stars.

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20. On June 3, 2009, Nancy Reagan unveiled a statue of her late husband in the United States Capitol rotunda.

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21. In 2006, Reagan was inducted into the California Hall of Fame, located at The California Museum.

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22. In 1981, Reagan was inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln by the Governor of Illinois in the area of Government.

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23. President Reagan professed that he was unaware of the plot's existence.

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24. On October 25, 1983, Reagan ordered US forces to invade Grenada where a 1979 coup d'etat had established an independent non-aligned Marxist–Leninist government.

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25. In March 1983, Reagan introduced the Strategic Defense Initiative, a defense project that would have used ground—and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles.

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26. In 1982 Reagan tried to cut off Moscow's access to hard currency by impeding its proposed gas line to Western Europe.

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27. Ronald Reagan was 69 years old when he sworn into office for his first term on January 20, 1981.

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28. In 1981, Reagan became the first president to propose a constitutional amendment on school prayer.

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29. In 1976, Reagan challenged incumbent President Gerald Ford in a bid to become the Republican Party's candidate for president.

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30. In 1938, Reagan co-starred in the film Brother Rat with actress Jane Wyman.

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31. In January 1944, Reagan was ordered to temporary duty in New York City to participate in the opening of the Sixth War Loan Drive, which campaigned for the purchase of war bonds.

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32. Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911, in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois.

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33. Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

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