The White House Plans First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday

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First Lady Michelle Obama will celebrate her 50th birthday in the new year, the white house is planning for the big day. 

First Lady Michelle Obama's new year will start off with a bang as she celebrates a milestone.

January 17th marks the 50th birthday of Mrs. Obama and according to the Chicago Tribune, the white house plans to have a dance party.

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The gala, to be held on Saturday January 18th, will be called "Snacks & Sips & Dancing & Dessert".

Save the date emails are being sent out, and guests are being instructed to wear comfortable shoes, eat before they come and practice their dance moves.

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During a recent visit to the children's hospital, the first lady gave a hint about her big day when a fellow Capricorn asked what she'd be doing, "It might involve some dancing," she said. "A little dougie." 

Sounds like it's going to be a blast!

There is no word yet on the guest list and entertainment. 

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