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The 50 facts you might not know about Barak Obama !!
« on: November 16, 2008, 07:15:14 AM »
He collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics

? He was known as "O'Bomber" at high school for his skill at basketball

? His name means "one who is blessed" in Swahili

? His favourite meal is wife Michelle's shrimp linguini

? He won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, Dreams From My Father

? He is left-handed ? the sixth post-war president to be left-handed

? He has read every Harry Potter book

? He owns a set of red boxing gloves autographed by Muhammad Ali

? He worked in a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop as a teenager and now can't stand ice cream

? His favourite snacks are chocolate-peanut protein bars

? He ate dog meat, snake meat, and roasted grasshopper while living in Indonesia

? He can speak Spanish

? While on the campaign trail he refused to watch CNN and had sports channels on instead

? His favourite drink is black forest berry iced tea

? He promised Michelle he would quit smoking before running for president ? he didn't

? He kept a pet ape called Tata while in Indonesia

? He can bench press an impressive 200lbs

? He was known as Barry until university when he asked to be addressed by his full name

? His favourite book is Moby-Di.ck by Herman Melville

? He visited Wokingham, Berks, in 1996 for the stag party of his half-sister's fianc?, but left when a stripper arrived

? His desk in his Senate office once belonged to Robert Kennedy

? He and Michelle made $4.2 million (?2.7 million) last year, with much coming from sales of his books

? His favourite films are Casablanca and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

? He carries a tiny Madonna and child statue and a bracelet belonging to a soldier in Iraq for good luck

? He applied to appear in a black pin-up calendar while at Harvard but was rejected by the all-female committee.

? His favourite music includes Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Bach and The Fugees

He took Michelle to see the Spike Lee film Do The Right Thing on their first date

? He enjoys playing Scrabble and poker

? He doesn't drink coffee and rarely drinks alcohol

? He would have liked to have been an architect if he were not a politician

? As a teenager he took drugs including marijuana and cocaine

? His daughters' ambitions are to go to Yale before becoming an actress (Malia, 10) and to sing and dance (Sasha, 7)

? He hates the youth trend for trousers which sag beneath the backside

? He repaid his student loan only four years ago after signing his book deal

? His house in Chicago has four fire places

? Daughter Malia's godmother is Jesse Jackson's daughter Santita

? He says his worst habit is constantly checking his BlackBerry

? He uses an Apple Mac laptop

? He drives a Ford Escape Hybrid, having ditched his gas-guzzling Chrysler 300

? He wears $1,500 (?952) Hart Schaffner Marx suits

? He owns four identical pairs of black size 11 shoes

? He has his hair cut once a week by his Chicago barber, Zariff, who charges $21 (?13)

? His favourite fictional television programmes are Mash and The Wire

? He was given the code name "Renegade" by his Secret Service handlers

? He was nicknamed "Bear" by his late grandmother

? He plans to install a basketball court in the White House grounds

? His favourite artist is Pablo Picasso

? His speciality as a cook is chilli

? He has said many of his friends in Indonesia were "street urchins"

? He keeps on his desk a carving of a wooden hand holding an egg, a Kenyan symbol of the fragility of life

? His late father was a senior economist for the Kenyan government .

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Re: The 50 facts you might not know about Barak Obama !!
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2008, 05:21:22 PM »
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He promised Michelle he would quit smoking before running for president – he didn't

Budhi Lai Deko Promise Pura Garena Aba US Lai Deko Ke Garla Ra. Hahaha. :Laughing:




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