First Ladies

The unofficial title, "First Lady" originated in the United States of America in 1849 , exclusively to identify the wife of the elected president and currently used widely in many countries to address the spouse of an elected head of state, but not for the spouse of a prime minister or head of government.

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Fruits and Vegetables
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What first lady had a popular variety of asparagus named after her?

Martha Washington, wife of George Washington, has a popular variety of asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) named after her.

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Famous People
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Did Jackie Kennedy influence the world?

Jacqueline ("Jackie") Kennedy Onassis was a glamorous first lady, at a time when first ladies were still generally expected to stay in the background. Her sense of style, both in personal fashion and in decorating the home, influenced the world because she and her husband were so popular. She was also admired for her poise and elegance, even when faced with her husband's infidelities. At a time when first ladies were not allowed to have careers (she had been a magazine writer and photographer), she elevated the profile of the first lady within the confines of traditional attitudes. By all accounts, she was also a devoted mother and loving wife, which the nation also found inspiring.

Barack Obama
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Michelle Obama

How do Dolly Madison and Michelle Obama compare?

they both tried to persuade people to do good therefor the world would become better because all the first ladies had an this.

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Flower Arranging
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

What flowers were in Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis funeral?

White lilies were reported to be Mrs. Kennedy's favorite flower. Someone recalled that her coffin was covered with beautiful white lilies the small variety, the type used in "Mouget Des Bois" perfume (Coty) that was so popular as a fragrance in the 1960's. The lilies were in the shape of a cross, surrounded by what appeared to be green fern clippings. When Carolyn Bessette and JFK, Jr. were married, Carolyn carried a small bouquet of these lilies and JFK, Jr. wore a lily in his boutonniere. It was said that when the guests saw the beautiful bride, coming down the aisle, the sight of her small white bouquet of lilies brought them to tears because they recalled that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis loved that flower.

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Human Behavior

Who made the rule Ladies First?

It happened in England

History, Politics & Society
First Ladies
Decade - 1960s

What is Lady Bird Johnson's middle name?

She was born Claudia Alta Taylor. "Lady Bird" is a nickname, and Johnson was her married name; thus, her middle name was Alta.

First Ladies
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Celebrity Religious Preferences

Was Jackie Kennedy a Christian?

Yes, she was a Roman Catholic. Her paternal side of the family (Bouvier) was one of the few Roman Catholic families in New England to be listed in the Social Register, a prominent list of wealthy New York families in 1899.

First Ladies
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

What is the value of Jackie Kennedy doll?

I recently cleaned my mother's house that I have inherted, As I was moving boxes out I discovered that I have found a old Jackie Kennedy doll collection. I wanted to know if there is any sentimental value to this precious doll. Thank you for your understanding. Aloha from Hawai'i :-)

There is alot of sentimental value to this doll, considering how many people admired Mrs. Kennedy, her style, and the struggles she went through in her lifetime. Many people throughout the world would take the doll as is, and cherish it as a token of their admiration and love for Jackie Kennedy.

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Fashion Design
Presidential Inaugurations
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Who designed Jacqueline Kennedy's Inaugural Gown?

Oleg Cassini designed the dress she wore to the pre-inaguaral celebration the night before President Kennedy was sworn in. Bergdorf Goodman--with the help of Diana Vreeland--designed the gown she wore to the inaguaral balls after the official swearing in ceremony.

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Celebrity Relationships
John F. Kennedy

Where did John F Kennedy Jr get married?

secret ceremony on Cumberland Island, off the coast of Georgia

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Famous People
Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old was Jackie onassis husband when he died?

Aristotle Onassis was born on January 15th, 1906 in the Ottoman Empire. He died in France on March 15th, 1975. He was 69 years old at the time of his death.

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Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

When was Asha Bhosle born?

Asha Bhosle was born on September 8, 1933.

African-American History
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Abraham Lincoln

What book was written by Mary Todd Lincoln's maid?

Behind the scenes by Elizabeth keckley

US Presidents
First Ladies

Who was the 15th first lady of United States?

The 15th president, James Buchanan was not married so his niece, Harriet Lane,

performed the duties of White House hostess.

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Names and Name Meanings
Birth Certificates

What was Lady Bird Johnson's maiden name?

Lady Bird Johnson's maiden name was Taylor. Her birth name was Claudia Alta Taylor; her nickname was "Lady bird"

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George H. W. Bush

How many kids did George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush have?

Former President George H.W. and Barbara Bush had six children together, four sons and two daughters. One of their daughters (Pauline "Robin" Bush) died of leukemia when she was three years old.

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Weight and Mass
Michelle Obama

What is Michelle Obama's height and weight?

Michelle Obama's height is 5′ 10¾" (180 cm)

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

How did Jackie Kennedy Onassis die?

She died of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer which was diagnosed a couple months earlier, in January. The cancer started in her lymph nodes, but rapidly spread faster than doctors were able to treat her. This was because the healthy cells in her body were replaced by the cancerous ones. In an effort to fight the cancer, she quit her chain smoking, and curtailed some of her editing duties to devote more time to fight off the disease. By early May, doctors informed her that no further treatments could stop her death. She died on Thursday, May 19th, 1994 at 10:15 pm in her 5th Avenue Apartment in New York City, surrounded by her family and close friends.

First Ladies
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Pregnancy Complications

Did Jackie Kennedy have her first miscarriage in 1961?

No. Jackie Kennedy had her first miscarriage in 1955. She gave birth to a stillborn baby girl in 1956. She gave birth to Caroline in 1957. She had John Jr. in 1960. In 1963, she had a baby boy six weeks premature and he died two days later. His name was Patrick.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
First Ladies

What is Jackie Kennedy's favorite movie?

Jackie Kennedy was more of a book person than a movie person. She was more likely to go to a Broadway production or a Shakespeare play or a ballet performance. The tabloids once reported that Jackie O. was spotted at an X-Rated Movie Theater, and that she was trying to leave unnoticed. An earlier answer to this question, said the movie was 'Gone with the Wind.' If that is the case, the time period is right (she was ten when the movie was released), the leading role was played by a handsome man, Clark Gable (many of her father's friends had said he looked as handsome as Clark Gable), and the idea that Scarlet was the kind of woman that craved attention and financial status for herself and the affections of Rhett may have had a large appeal in a movie for Mrs. Kennedy.

First Ladies
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages
Obituaries and Death Notices

Is Jackie Onassis's Mother alive?

No, Janet Norton Lee Bouvier Auchincloss Morris died on July 22nd, 1989 at the age of 81.

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Hillary Clinton
Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old is Hillary Clinton?


Talk Shows
Salary and Pay Rates
First Ladies

What is the Salary for the ladies on the View?

Whoopi Goldberg- $ 2 million

Sherri Shephard- $ 1 million

Elisabeth Hasselbeck--$1.25 million

Joy Behar- $1.5 million

Barbara- $12 million (including 20/20 and Specials)

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Ronald Reagan
Nancy Reagan

Who are Nancy and Ronald Reagan's grandchildren?

Nancy has no grandchildren. Her two children: Patti and Ron are childless.

Her stepdaughter Maureen was childless; her adopted stepson Michael has children.


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