publication date: Saturday, December 5, 2009 (part of Round XLI)
clue: When she and her husband wanted to get into the White House, they didn't wait for an engraved invitation.
explanation: Salahi and her husband Tareq crashed a state dinner at the White House in November 2009, talking their way past the Secret Service with a forged invitation. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Jesse King, and Melissa Anderson
|This goo was part of 2009 Year in Review. These ordinary people became overnight celebrities, inspiring the headlines that made 2009 memorable.|