Michelle Obama wishes Barack a happy birthday: 'My favorite guy'
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Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaO.T. Fagbenle to play Barack Obama in Showtime anthology 'The First Lady' Gillian Anderson to play Eleanor Roosevelt in series on first ladies Obama, Springsteen launch eight-episode podcast 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.

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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. 

Other Democrats, including Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBrown vows Democrats will 'find a way' to raise minimum wage Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson vs. Donald Trump: A serious comparison Exclusive: How Obama went to bat for Warren MORE (Calif.) and Reps. Deb HaalandDeb HaalandPolitics, not racism or sexism, explain opposition to Biden Cabinet nominees OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden returns to Obama-era greenhouse gas calculation | House passes major public lands package | Biden administration won't defend Trump-era relaxation of bird protections Indigenous groups post billboards urging senators to confirm Deb Haaland MORE (N.M), Jahana HayesJahana HayesHarris holds first meeting in ceremonial office with CBC members Parents of Sandy Hook victims slam Taylor Greene's appointment to Education Committee GOP has growing Marjorie Taylor Greene problem MORE (Conn.) and Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzDeSantis threatens to divert vaccines from communities criticizing distribution Lobbying world Democrats urge Biden FDA to drop in-person rule for abortion pill MORE (Fla.), also wished Obama a happy birthday on Twitter on Tuesday.

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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.