Barack Obama’s 1979 prom photos prove that he was a smooth operator

Allman_ObamaProm02_Pola2Side.JPGNo, this has absolutely nothing to do with sports, but we here at Gamedayr are proud proponents of anything American, and this photo is about as American as one can get.

Let us hop in a time machine and dial back the clock to 1979. The location? Hawaii.

The photo you see above is none other than President Barack Obama on prom night. On his left is his main squeeze, Megan Hughes, who, we have to say, is rather foxy.

Time obtained this photo from Kelli Allman, the girl on Obama’s right. She was dating his best friend, Greg Orme.

Barry spent his days at the Punahou School in Hawaii studying, shooting hoops and goofing off with his friends. Greg Orme, a fellow varsity basketball player, was Obama’s constant companion. “They were like brothers,” says Allman. On prom night, the pair double-dated. Obama and his date Megan Hughes, a student at the Hawaii School for Girls at La Pietra, joined Orme at Allman’s house, where the two couples sipped champagne before going to the dance and then an after-party. “It was a really fun, happy time. We were all cracking up, and everyone was smiling,” says Allman. “It was pretty typical from there out as far as what happens at prom: the dinner and the dancing and the photos.

Sipping champagne you say? Really happy time? Sounds like some extracurricular activities were involved. Let’s be honest, it was 1979 in Hawaii, but we digress.

Throw out all political affiliations and we can all agree that this dude is a pretty cool cat.

Time also has a note Obama wrote to Allman, you can read it here.

[H/T BroBible]

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  • ncg8r

    We all know how far left Oblamer is but I didn’t know he had TWO left sides on which he has a different girl. Good job of proof reading.