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President Bill Clinton 1998: Clinton admits Lewinsky affair

President of the United States, Bill Clinton, admits having an inappropriate relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.


Hess, top right, at the Nuremburg War Crimes trial, September 1946. 1987: Hitler's deputy found dead
Rudolf Hess, Hitler's former right-hand man, is found dead in Spandau Prison.

Aerial photograph of Izmit after the earthquake 1999: Turkey hit by huge earthquake
The most powerful earthquake to hit Turkey leaves at least 1,000 people dead.

Prince William 2000: Prince William makes the grade
Prince William passes three A-levels and secures a place to study history of art at the oldest university in Scotland, St Andrews.

1978: US balloonists' record Atlantic crossing
Three Americans make the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by hot air balloon.

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Top Story 1969: British troops sent into Northern Ireland
Top Story 1945: Allied nations celebrate VJ Day
Top Story 1952: Flood devastates Devon village
Top Story 1992: Serbian prison camps condemned
Top Story 1987: Gunman kills 14 in Hungerford rampage
Top Story 1989: Marchioness river crash 'kills 30'
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