Hey Hey LBJ

Love your cute little baby ears, Lyndon.

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photo found at Our Presidents

Happy Birthday, LBJ!

On August 27th, the LBJ Library and Museum will offer birthday cake and refreshments so that visitors can commemorate the birthday of Lyndon Baines Johnson. He would have been 105 years old.

Ah Lyndon. there was nobody else like him.

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The way things were: a styrofoam baby boogie board, SPF-nothing and a wet dog.

Here’s two lovely little birthday videos from 1964. I can’t get the audio on either one of them. It is a pity.

In 1964, LBJ cuts his birthday cake in the shape of the United States.link

LBJ at his birthday party in Atlantic City, is greeted by crowd in various national dress. One group begins to sing “Happy Birthday.” Sign says Happy Birthday. link

Update: Here’s the NBC footage of that same birthday celebration at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. this one has audio and a few bonus moments:

  • Danny Thomas glomming onto LBJ’s arm for the march to the cake then photobombing the cake cutting itself
  • An orchid corsage pinned to Lady Bird’s trim handbag
  • Lyndon laughing as he waves a big knife in the general direction of the Kennedys
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