Giant cheese blocks, proms and party goers: What did 7 of the most famous White House celebrations in the history of the United States look like?

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  • The welcoming of world and public leaders to the White House is an integral part of the presidential tradition.
  • Whether it's a hungry crowd grabbing a block of cheese or a kid's party (even a high school graduation party), the Executive Mansion has seen almost everything.

The White House is home to one of the largest offices in the world, but that does not mean everything is happening indoors.
The social functions of presidents, first ladies and their families have been considered an important part of general politics as celebrities ranked among the best and the most ordinary are entertained in America's most famous home. .
Discover what one of the most iconic moments of the White House in the history of the United States looks like:


President Andrew Jackson opened the East Room of the White House to the public so that the public could enjoy a 1,400-pound block of cheese that he had received from a dairy farmer two years earlier. Crowds would have been dragging for days and causing significant damage.

Source: White House Historical Association, The Constitution Center


On November 27, 1962, President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jackie Kennedy organized a birthday party for their daughter Caroline Kennedy and her son John Jr. Kennedy. The room was full of colorful balloons.


Held in the dining room of the president of the White House residence, the president and the first lady were among the thirty people present.

Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum


The first lady was present during the evening to help get her children's guests through the east wing corridor.

Source: JFK Library


The United States Marine Band was also at the party and ended up throwing away thrown gifts and wrapping paper after the opening of the gifts.

Source: JFK Library


The White House Rose Garden was almost unrecognizable after the bride's treatment for the marriage of the eldest daughter of President Nixon, Patricia, on June 12, 1971.

Source: The Nixon Foundation


The new couple enjoyed their wedding cake at its reception in the East Room of the White House, surrounded by nearly 400 guests.

Source: Historical Association of the White House


The whole affair ended with a father-daughter dance.

Source: The Nixon Foundation


President Gerald Ford's daughter Susan held her prom in the White House in 1975 in front of about 75 students at the Holton Arms School, a girls' school in Maryland.

Source: Vanity Fair


The senior class made the center and paid the total bill of the year, or 1,300 USD, which included Swedish meatballs, a rock band and a yacht ride.

Source: Vanity Fair


First Lady Nancy Reagan organized a surprise party at the White House on February 6, 1981, on the occasion of Ronald Reagan's 70th birthday, although there was some doubt as to whether the president was really caught off guard.

Source: The Washington Post


The White House welcomed 100 guests, including Frank Sinatra, who enjoyed the lobster, birthday cake and dance.


The Reagan organized several high profile events during their stay at the White House, including the reception of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in November 1985.

Source: Business Insider


It is at this dinner that Princess Diana danced with John Travolta.

Source: Vanity Fair


Clint Eastwood, among others, was among the participants.


The first state dinner of former President Barack Obama in front of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur made headlines in November 2009.

Source: The Obama White House


Dinner included a lavish installation in a tent on the South White House lawn to greet Indian leaders and senior members of the Obama administration.

Source: The Obama White House


However, the event became viral after reports that the companies Michaele and Tareq Salahi crashed collapsed.

Source: Washingtonian


The pair, which has already been featured in the ephemeral series of Bravo Real Housewives of Washington, has faced an investigation by a grand jury for being crushed.

Source: The New York Times

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