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Bill Clinton

Clinton was the third-youngest president, behind Theodore Roosevelt (the youngest) and John F. Kennedy (the youngest elected).
 
Clinton was an excellent student and a talented saxophonist. He considered dedicating his life to music, but a visit to the White House of President John F. Kennedy, following his election as a Boys Nation Senator.
 
Son of Virginia Clinton Kelley (1923-1994).
 
Underwent emergency quadruple heart bypass surgery in September 2004 after experiencing an episode of angina. The former President had not suffered a coronary infarction, but some of his arteries were more than 90% clogged up.
 
Shares a birthday with Tipper Gore, wife of his former presidential running mate, Al Gore
 
Has his look-alike puppet in the French show "Guignols de l'info, Les" (1988).
 
TV commercial for Designated Driver program (1998)
 
Article about Ronald Reagan at age 85: "An Oval Room with a View". Vanity Fair no. 426 (Feb. 1996), pp. 94-95.
 
Featured in the pictorial essays "Mothers and Sons: In Their Own Words" with his mother, Virginia Clinton Kelley and "Fathers and Daughters: In Their Own Words" with his daughter, Chelsea. Both essays by Mariana Cook. Book (1996)
 
TV commercial for Rotary International (1999)
 
(1996) TV commercial for Nationale Nederlanden
 
Taught on the law faculty of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in the early 1970s.
 
Is an avid coin-collector.
 
Raspy southern accent.
 
Ranked 21st (out of 41) in a survey of the best U.S. presidents. Historians also rated him last in "moral authority", largely stemming from the Lewinsky scandel, and numerous rumored affairs. [February 2000]
 
Pardoned his half-brother, Roger Clinton, thereby erasing his criminal record shortly before leaving the White House in January 2001.
 
Graduated from Hot Springs High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas in 1964.
 
Bill Clinton's father died in a car crash three months before Bill was born.
 
Named Time magazine's "Man of the Year 1992".
 
Is fluent in German
 
Attended the state funeral of former President Ronald Reagan at the Washington National Cathedral with former U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George Bush, incumbent President George W. Bush, and all their wives. (11 June 2004)
 
Left-handed.
 
Named Time magazine's Co-Man of the Year (with Ken Starr) in 1998.
 
He was and still is a Jazz fan.
 
Video exists showing a young Bill Clinton shaking hands with President John F. Kennedy.
 
Attended the state funeral of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, along with incumbent President George W. Bush and former President George Bush. This was Clinton's first public appearance since undergoing corrective surgery at a New York hospital.
 
He was not adopted by Roger Clinton. He used the name "Clinton" when he started school. When he was a teenager, when his younger brother Roger was going to start school, he went to court to have his name legally changed to "Clinton".
 
Was portrayed on "Saturday Night Live" (1975) by Phil Hartman, Chris Farley (once), David Spade (once), Chris Elliot (once), Michael McKean, and Darrell Hammond
 
Cousin of Congressman James A. Lockhart
 
Attended Wrestlemania X at Madison Square Garden on March 20, 1994, where he declared himself a wrestling fan. Wrestlers Mike Rotunda (as Irwin R. Shyster) and "Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase joined him in the Presidential box
 
Attended a national prayer service for victims of the terror-attacks of the World Trade Center, at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.. Also in attendance were former Presidents George Bush, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, former Vice-president Al G
 
Daughter, Chelsea Clinton, born 27 February 1980.(she is now 27.)
 
Brother of Kappa Kappa Psi, Inc. Fraternity.
 
As of 2005, is only the second United States President who has been adopted. The only previous President who was adopted was Gerald Ford.
 
Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, Dec. 1998. He is the second president to be impeached; the first was Andrew Johnson in 1868. (Richard Nixon would likely have faced impeachment, but he resigned before it came to that.)
 
At the 1988 Democratic Convention, Gov. he gave the introduction for Michael Dukakis, it was the longest keynote speech in the history of American politics. Throughout the speech people were screaming for Dukakis, and wanted him off the stage.
 
The producers of "60 Minutes" (1968) originally wanted to pair former President Clinton with conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh in their (now failed) Point/Counterpoint segment, but Clinton's people nixed the idea. They also rejected Newt Ging
 
Listed in "People Weekly"s "Most Intriguing People" list. (December 25, 1995/January 1, 1996 issue)
 
Enjoys Golf.
 
In August 2001, he signed a book deal with publisher Alfred A. Knopf, for a $10 million dollar advance.
 
Secret Service codename was Eagle
 
His terms in office made him the last US president of the 20th century as well as the first president of the 21st century
 
Collects saxophones, both miniature and life-size.
 
Has said that Comedian Harmonists (1997) is the movie that moved him the most deeply, and that High Noon (1952) is his favorite movie of all time.
 
Became the first sitting U.S. president to be sued.
 
Left the presidency with an approval rating of 65%, higher even than former President Ronald Reagan.
 
After leaving the White House, he established his new office in the Harlem section of New York City.
 
Inducted into the Arkansas Hall of Fame, October 2002 (honorary induction).
 
On January 19, 2001, agreed to admit that he gave misleading testimony in connection with the Monica Lewinsky scandal. He was also fined $25,000 and agreed to have his Arkansas law license suspended for 5 years. In exchange, he will not face criminal
 
"I didn't inhale" - in 1992, responding to a question about whether he ever smoked pot
 
Nicknamed "Slick Willie" during his days as governor of Arkansas. This nickname followed him to the presidency.
 

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