President Barack Obama turned 48 years old on Tuesday. The White House said he did much of his birthday celebrating over the weekend with friends and families at Camp David.

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Obama was born in 1961 in Hawaii. He made a surprise appearance on Tuesday in the White House briefing room where Helen Thomas who shares the same birthday with him.

Helen Thomas, a legendary White House correspondent, now a columnist with Hearst Newspapers. She turned 89 on Tuesday.

Obama gave a plate full of cupcakes to Thomas, watched her blow out one lit candle and sat down next to her to share a smiling photo.

And then he left without taking questions about his own birthday plans or anything else.