Barack Obama’s birthday marks 1st official Barack Obama Day

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- It's Barack Obama's day and Twitter didn't forget.

Former U.S. President Barack Obama was honored in IL on Saturday as the state's first annual "Barack Obama Day" was officially kicked off. As noted by the, during his time in office, he signed many landmark bills into law, including the Affordable Care Act.

Michelle isn't the only one commemorating the former president's birthday today!

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John Legend who is in Indonesia with Chrissy Teigen had a dedicated post for the retired president.

Moving forward, August 4, the former president's birthday, will be celebrated as "Barack Obama Day".

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The bill establishing Obama's birthday as a state holiday unanimously passed the IL state legislature a year ago, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the measure into law on August 6, 2017.

I'm confident that, together, they'll strengthen this country we love by restoring opportunity, repairing our alliances and standing in the world, and upholding our fundamental commitment to justice, fairness, responsibility, and the rule of law.

Former President Obama received a special honor on Saturday. So yes, today, the former POTUS is celebrating his 57th birthday. "Last week's trip to Dog Tag Bakery was no different".

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