Michelle Obama wishes Barack a happy birthday: 'My favorite guy'
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Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObamas are 'most admired' man and woman in world: poll John Legend: Americans may have to think about leaving country if Trump reelected Black stars reimagine 'Friends' to get out the vote MORE took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish her husband of nearly 30 years, former President Obama, a happy birthday, calling him her “favorite guy.” 

“Happy birthday to my favorite guy. Here's to all the good days, blue skies, and new adventures to come,” she tweeted early Tuesday. The tweet also featured a photo of the couple and their children, Sasha and Malia, years back.


The tweet, marking the former president’s 59th birthday, had racked up more than 205,000 likes and more than 21,000 retweets in less than four hours. 

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Hundreds of his supporters also chimed in on Twitter to wish the former president a happy birthday, prompting the phrase, “Happy Birthday Mr. President,” to trend in the U.S. on Tuesday afternoon.