George HW Bush 90th Birthday Today!


Published 06/12 2014 07:38AM

Updated 06/12 2014 08:06AM

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Happy Birthday, President George HW Bush.

The first President Bush turns 90 today!

He plans to celebrate in Maine tonight with a dinner for 200 family and friends, topped off with a performance by irish tenor Ronan Tynan.

It is a far cry from a year and a half ago.

On January 14, 2013, Mister Bush was released from a Houston hospital after seven weeks of treatment for bronchitis, an infection and a persistent cough.

While he was already suffering from a form of Parkinson's Disease, some people weren't sure how much he would be able to bounce back after the hospitalization.

But not only has he been able to travel, he has also seen a political resurgence.

And here's some fun facts about the 41st President:

He's the second US President to be the father of a US President, after John Adams.

Mister Bush celebrated his 75th, 80th and 85th birthdays by skydiving.

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