On This Day in History - August 17th

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On This Day in 1998: Clinton admits Lewinsky affair

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President of the United States Bill Clinton admitted having an inappropriate relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky.
In a televised address Mr Clinton told the American people that he took full responsibility for his actions.
He said: "Indeed I did have a relationship with Ms Lewinsky that was not appropriate. In fact, it was wrong."

 

 

On This Day in 1964: Beatles Haircuts Banned

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Glasgow council in Scotland announced that all boys and men with Beatle styled haircuts would have to wear bathing caps in their swimming pools after a committee was told that hair from 'Beatle-cuts' was clogging the pools filters.

 

 

 

 

On T his Day in 1979: Keith Richard's Wife a Witch

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The New York Post reported that Anita Pallenberg (the wife of Keith Richards) was linked to a witches coven in South Salem, New York where Richards owned a house. A policeman claimed he was attacked by a flock of black-hooded, caped people and a local youth claimed he had been invited by Pallenburg to take part in 'pot smoking sex orgies'.

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