When Was Reagan President?


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Ronald Reagan served as the United States president from 1981 to 1989. He was the 40th president of the United States and was also known for his roles as a Hollywood actor.

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From a humble background, Reagan became an actor while in his 20s and was in involved in more than 50 films. While in the entertainment industry, he acted as the president of Screen Actor's Guild. He later joined politics and served for two terms as the governor of California. Reagan helped to end the Cold War by pressuring the Soviet Union. He survived an assassination attempt in 1981.

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