At 73 years old, Ronald Reagan received a recruiting letter from the Marine Corps while he was President.
In 1984, a young boy named Andy Smith wrote a letter to Ronald Reagan asking for federal funds to clean his bedroom after his mother called it a “disaster area.”
When Ronald Reagan watched Back to the Future for the first time, he loved the joke about who was president in 1985 (Ronald Reagan? The Actor?) so much that he made the theater projectionist stop the film, roll it back, and play the joke again.
Ronald Reagan was turned down for a role in the Broadway play “The Best Man” because the playwright didn’t think Reagan could play a credible president.
In 1981, Ronald Reagan fired 11,345 air traffic controllers after they refused to end their strike and subsequently banned them from federal service for life.
In July 1984 President Ronald Reagan called ice cream “a nutritious and wholesome food” and established National Ice Cream Month.
Ronald Reagan, suffering from Alzheimers, would rake leaves for hours, not realizing that they were being constantly replenished by his Secret Service men.
A Secret Service agent that saved Pres. Reagan’s life after an assassination attempt had become a Secret Service agent after seeing movies as a child about the Secret Service. Those movies starred Ronald Reagan.
Ronald Reagan won 49 out of 50 states in his second term election, missing the only one by less than 4000 votes.