Our 15 Favorite FLOTUS Moments for the First Lady’s 50th Birthday

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her 50th birthday. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite moments from the First Lady’s life. Starting from her days as little Michelle Robinson, all the way up to today, here are some of the best photos, videos, Instagram posts, Facebook posts and tweets of the First Lady of the United States. 

1. Future First Lady Michelle Robinson grows up in Chicago, Illinois.

2. Michelle Robinson marries Barack Obama. 

3. The Obama family grows from two to four. 

4. The First Lady attends the inaugural balls with her date, the 44th President of the United States.

President and First lady at Inaugural Ball

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama share a private moment in a freight elevator at an Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. January 20, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

5. Michelle Obama gets America moving and launches Let's Move!

First Lady Michelle Obama runs with kids during the "Let’s Move!"

First Lady Michelle Obama runs with kids during the "Let’s Move!" South Lawn series kick-off at the White House, May 25, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

 

6. The First Pup Bo joins Mrs. Obama to read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” 

7. Young chefs come together for the Kids’ State Dinner at the White House

First Lady Michelle Obama dances as Rachel Crow performs during the Kids' State Dinner

First Lady Michelle Obama dances as Rachel Crow performs during the Kids' State Dinner in the East Room of the White House, July 9, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

8. The First Lady and Dr. Jill Biden launch Joining Forces to honor American service members and veterans. 

First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Martha Stewart drop by Operation Shower

First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Martha Stewart drop by Operation Shower, a celebration for pregnant women whose husbands are service members, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 13, 2011. The event was part of the launch of Joining Forces, a national initiative to support and honor America's service members and their families. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

9. Michelle Obama shows Jimmy Fallon the real way to 'mom dance'

10. The First Lady teams up with Big Bird to show how you can get moving!

11. She broke new ground by starting the first official First Lady twitter account, @FLOTUS

12. President Obama demonstrates that no one can pull off bangs quite like the First Lady at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

President Obama demonstrates that no one can pull off bangs quite like the First Lady at the White House Correspondents Dinner

President Obama demonstrates that no one can pull off bangs quite like the First Lady at the White House Correspondents Dinner

13. During an official trip to Africa, the First Lady posts her first Instagram.

14.  Sunny Obama, the second "First Pup" is welcomed to the White House by his new mom. 

15. Michelle Obama turns 50 years old!

 

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