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George H. W. Bush vomiting incident

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The George H. W. Bush vomiting incident was an incident that occurred on January 8, 1992 at around 8:20 p.m. JST when U.S. President George H. W. Bush fainted after vomiting at a banquet hosted by the then Prime Minister of Japan, Kiichi Miyazawa.[1] Bush vomited on Miyazawa's lap. Bush later made comments to the press that he had a 24 hour flu bug. The incident was widely reported,[1] After the event, many comedians made fun of Bush because of the incident.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Wines, Michael (January 9, 1992). "Bush Collapses at State Dinner With the Japanese". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-08-28. President Bush fell suddenly ill and collapsed at a state dinner being given for him Wednesday night at the home of the Japanese Prime Minister.