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Ronald Reagan was a lifeguard during high school and saved 77 lives.
Ronald Reagan was the only U.S. president to have been divorced.
Reagan and Gorbachev informally agreed that the U.S. and USSR would assist each other in the event of an alien invasion.
Ronald Reagan, idolized by Republicans, was actually a Democrat until he was 52 years old.
Jimmy Carter installed solar panels on the roof of the White House. Ronald Reagan had them removed.
In 1984, a boy wrote a letter to Ronald Reagan asking for federal funds to clean his bedroom after his mother called it a “disaster area.”
Ronald Reagan’s pet name for Nancy Reagan was ‘Mommy Poo Pants’.
Ronald Reagan almost died on the set of the 1951 comedy “Bedtime for Bonzo” when his costar—a chimp—strangled him by pulling on his tie.
At 73 years old, Ronald Reagan received a recruiting letter from the Marine Corps while he was President.
In 1986, Ronald Reagan vetoed an anti-apartheid legislation enacted by the U.S. congress to impose sanctions against South Africa and stop apartheid.
The only U.S. president to have been the head of a union was Ronald Reagan, former president of the Screen Actors Guild.
The brand name “Jelly Belly” was created in 1982 after Nancy Reagan made a much-publicized quip about her husband’s 20-pound weight gain.