Michele Obama True Former First Lady Class in Honor of H.W. Bush

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Sunday she was canceling book tour to attend the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush.

Michelle Obama Cancels Book TourBush, a Second World War hero and the 41st President of the United States passed away on  passed away at 10.10pm CT on Friday at his home in Houston, Texas.  He was 94.

He was surrounded by his family.

In a tweet, Michelle Obama said ‘It’s important to me to join the Bush family in celebrating President George H.W. Bush’s exemplary life.’

‘This will unfortunately preclude my visits to Paris and Berlin. I’ve been deeply touched by the enthusiasm for my memoir, and I’m working to reschedule my trip for next year.’

Obama Create Frenzy in Publishing World

Michelle Obama Timeline:

  • 1988-1991 – Associate attorney at Sidley & Austin in Chicago.
  • 1991-1992 – Assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley.
  • 1992-1993 – Assistant Commissioner of Planning and Development.
  • 1993-1996 – Founding executive director of Public Allies Chicago.
  • 1996-2002 – Associate Dean of Student Services for the University of Chicago and director of the University Community Service Center.
  • 2002-2005 – Executive Director for Community Affairs for University of Chicago Hospitals.
  • 2005-2007 – Member of the board of Tree House Foods, a food supplier for Wal-Mart stores.
  • 2005-January 2009 – Executive Vice President of Community and External Affairs for UC Hospitals.
  • January 20, 2009 – Michelle Obama became the First Lady of the United States.
  • April 2009 – “Michelle Obama: In Her Own Words” is published.
  • February 2009 – Appears on the March cover of Vogue magazine.
  • February 9, 2010 – Launches the national campaign, “Let’s Move!,” to reduce childhood obesity.
  • April 2011 – Launches the national veterans’ campaign, “Joining Forces,” with Dr. Jill Biden.
  • June 20, 2011 – Travels to Africa for a week to focus on youth leadership, education, health and wellness.
  • June 21, 2011 – Visits former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela at his home.
  • May 29, 2012 – “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America” is published.
  • February 24, 2013 – Presents the Academy Award for best picture at the Oscars.
  • March 13, 2013 – Along with other high profile celebrities and politicians, Obama’s financial information is hacked and posted online. Her student loan information and credit report are posted.
  • March 14, 2013 – Is on the cover of April’s edition of Vogue. This is the second time she has appeared on the cover.
  • May 2014 – Launches the national campaign, “Reach Higher,” a higher education initiative.
  • March 2015 – Launches the national campaign, “Let Girls Learn,” a global focus on girls’ education.
  • July 2015 – Guest edits “More” magazine. Obama is the magazine’s first guest editor as well as the first First Lady to guest edit an entire issue of “More.”
  • November 10, 2016 – The First Lady hosts the soon-to-be first lady, Melania Trump, for tea and a tour of the White House residence, Press Secretary Josh Earnest says in a White House briefing.
  • November 11, 2016 – Is on the cover of December’s edition of Vogue. This is the third time she has appeared on the cover.
  • January 13, 2017 – Michelle Obama gave her final White House remarks thanking her supporters and saying, “being your first lady has been the greatest honor of my life and I hope I’ve made you proud.”
  • September 27, 2017 – Remarks that “any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice” during an appearance at the Inbound 2017 conference in Boston.
  • May 21, 2018 – Netflix announces the Obamas have signed a multi-year production deal that in which the two will work both in front of and behind the camera.
  • November 13, 2018 – Obama’s memoir “Becoming” comes out, shooting to No. 1 on the Amazon Best Sellers list.