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22 Ridiculous Things You Didn't Know About U.S. Presidents

Huffington Post     First Posted: 02/21/2011 8:26 am   Updated: 02/ 9/2012 2:34 pm

When choosing the next President Of The United States Of America, "oddball" is usually not considered a qualifying characteristic. However, many of this country's former leaders had strange quirks, pets, and rituals that make you wonder: Exactly what kind of person does it take to lead a nation? So this President's Day, instead of honoring our commanders-in-chief for the great things they did, why not honor them for the bizarre things they did?

UPDATE: This slideshow has been updated!

Ronald Reagan Did Stand-Up
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In 1954, Ronald Reagan's acting career was going so badly that he took a gig as a Las Vegas stand-up comic for a few weeks.
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