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President Barack Obama may be known for his tight relationships with Hollywood A-listers -- but he wasn't the first U.S. president to rub elbows (and bump fists) with famous faces.

Katharine Hepburn paid Franklin D. Roosevelt a visit in 1940, Frank Sinatra dined with John F. Kennedy in 1961, and Elvis Presley shook hands with Richard Nixon in 1970.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt, left, and actress Katharine Hepburn at the president's Hyde Park, N.Y., estate on Sept. 22, 1940. Nearly a score of authors and playwrights were guests of the president and they pledged their support to a third term for the chief executive. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)
American actor and singer Frank Sinatra (1915 - 1998, left) with US President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) at Kennedy's inaugural ball at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C, 20th January 1961. (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns)
380450 01: President Richard Nixon meets with Elvis Presley December 21, 1970 at the White House. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)
File photo showing former President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan posing with entertainer Michael Jackson in May of 1984. Former President Reagan, who forged a conservative revolution that transformed American politics, died on June 5, 2004 after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease, U.S. media reported. He was 93. REUTERS/FILE SV
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1977: Photo of Elvis Presley & Jimmy Carter & Rosalynn Carter (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
John Travolta and President Jimmy Carter (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Michael Jackson and George H. W. Bush are shown at the White House in Washington D.C., April 5, 1990. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)
PALM SPRINGS, CA - MARCH 31: Former President Gerald Ford and wife Betty Ford and actress Brooke Shields attend the Taping of the NBC Television Special 'Bob Hope's Yellow Ribbon Party' on March 31, 1991 at Bob Hope's home in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
PRESIDENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER -- Pictured: (l-r) General Dwight D. Eisenhower and actor/comedian Bob Hope c. 1945-1946 for the Bob Hope Motor Car Parade -- Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank
Actress Maureen OâHara of motion picture fame shakes hands with President Lyndon B. Johnson during a White House ceremony, Dec. 3, 1968 in Washington. She was a guest at the awarding of the Harmon International Aviatorâs Trophy to Maj. William J. (Pete) Knight. (AP Photo/John Rous)
President Gerald Ford smiles as he talks with George Harrison, second from left, at the White House in Washington, Dec. 13, 1974. Jack Ford, 22, the president's son, second from right, invited Harrison to the White House for lunch. With them are keyboardist Billy Preston, far left, and sitar player Ravi Shankar, right. (AP Photo/Charles Bennett)
Sarah Jessica Parker and former President Bill Clinton (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
Bill Clinton and Gwyneth Paltrow during 28th Annual Vision Awards at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
President Barack Obama and Justin Bieber shake hands onstage during Christmas in Washington 2011 at the National Building Museum on December 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. 21980_005_1507.JPG
SLUG: ST-CLOONEY DATE: 04/27/2006 PHOTOGRAPHER: SARAH L. VOISIN Washington DC Press Club Neg #: 179881 National Press Club's Newsmaker Program. Academy Award Winner George Clooney discusses his recent visit to War-torn darfur. And he released his video footage from his trip to Sudan with his father PICTURED: George Clooney, left, talks to Barack Obama, (D-IL) before the press conference. (Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: U.S. President Barack Obama greets singer Beyonce after she performed the National Anthem during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 18: Former President Bill Clinton greets musician Bruce Springsteen as they campaign for President Barack Obama's reelection during an appearance at Cuyahoga Community College in Parma. Ohio, as a swing state, is a decisive location for both of the campaigns this election season. (Photo by Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call)
US President Barack Obama shakes hands with LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham during an event in honour of Major League Soccer champions, the LA Galaxy, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Former President Bill Clinton (L) and singer Usher appear at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on September 24, 2009 in New York City. The Fifth Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) looks to gather prominent individuals in politics, business, science, academics and religion to discuss global issues such as climate change and peace in the Middle East. The event, founded by former president Bill Clinton after he left office, is held the same week as the General Assembly at the United Nations as most world leaders are in New York. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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