In 1989, Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson went on a date to watch Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing. 27 years later and their first date has just been made into a film called Southside With You. In homage to the world’s most famous couple, we thought we’d bring you a collection of photographs documenting the love story of Barack and Michelle Obama.

The pair first met when Michelle was working as a marketing and intellectual property associate in the Chicago offices of law firm Sidley Austin. In 1989 she was assigned as an adviser to a summer intern from Harvard Law. His name was Barack Obama, and the rest, as they say, is history. They stayed in a long term relationship for three years before setting for a married life in 1992, and these pictures highlight some of our favorite moments of The Obama’s true love story since that first movie date at the Harper Theater in Chicago.

Barack Obama and Fiancée, Michelle, in Kenya, 1992


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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in a family snapshot from their wedding day, Oct. 18, 1992


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Barack and Michelle Obama, May 26, 1996


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Barack and Michelle Obama, with daughters Malia and Sasha, waiting for the results of his senate bid on election night, 2004




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Barack and Michelle Obama on stage at the Democratic National Convention, 2004


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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama get ready to give the keynote address at the Chicago Economic Club at their home in Chicago on Dec. 8, 2004


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Barack Obama, holding his daughter Malia, 6, and his wife Michelle, holding their daughter Sasha, 3, are covered in confetti after Obama delivered his acceptance speech in Chicago, Nov. 2, 2004


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Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama bump fists at an election night rally at the Xcel Energy Center June 3, 2008



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Michelle and Barack Obama ride on his campaign bus in New Hampshire after a late night of campaigning in 2008



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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama embrace as Oprah Winfrey campaigns with them during a rally at Williams Brice Stadium in Columbia, S.C., Dec. 9, 2008


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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama share a private moment in a freight elevator at an Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2009


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President and first lady Obama watch fireworks, July 4, 2009


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President Barack Obama visits with his daughters Malia and Sasha and kisses his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, in a private study off the Oval Office, Feb. 2, 2009



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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ride in a golf cart at an Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C, Jan. 20, 2009



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President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama dance at The Governors Ball, 2009


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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait in the Map Room of the White House, before welcoming President Felipe Calderón of Mexico and his wife, Mrs. Margarita Zavala, to the White House, May 19, 2010


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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s hands rest on the railing of a boat during their tour of St. Andrews Bay in Panama City Beach, Fla., Aug. 15, 2010


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Barack whispers something to Michelle during a break between events at the 2011 UN General Assembly


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The couple knows how to have fun together. Here, they’re making faces as the car carrying Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrives at Winfield House in London, in 2011



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Barack Obama kisses Michelle Obama for the “Kiss Cam” while attending the U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team’s game against Brazil at the Verizon Center in Washington, on July 16, 2012


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Michelle Obama waits to greet Barack Obama upon his arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, N.Y., June 14, 2012


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At a campaign event in Dubuque, Iowa, 2012


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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama ride in the inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013


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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by family pets Sunny and Bo, wait to greet visitors in the Blue Room during a White House tour, Nov. 5, 2013



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Michelle Obama sits back stage, watching President Barack Obama deliver remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington on Sept. 27, 2014


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The President and First Lady hold hands as they listen to the remarks of Rep. John Lewis commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches on March 7, 2015


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The first couple pose for a ‘Gimme Five’ initiative photo in the East Room of the White House, during the annual Easter Egg Roll, April 2015


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Michelle Obama adjusts the tie of Barack Obama as they prepare to welcome President XI Jinping of China and Madame Peng Liyuan to a State Dinner in their honor on the North Portico of the White House in Washington on Sept. 25, 2015


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The First Lady snuggled against the President during a video taping for the 2015 World Expo in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House


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