"My biggest irritation was his insistence on using Brylcreem. Yeah, exactly. He'd put a little dab of it in the palm of his hand and rub it into his scalp. And he had a habit, before each press conference, of slapping water onto his hair.... It was not until 1983 that Nancy and I got him off the Wet Look, the Brylcreem and water program." -- Reagan P.R. aide Michael Deaver

Events of May 23 in THE REAGAN YEARS:

1985:  Reagan awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mother Teresa. He also awards one to Frank Sinatra.