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Thursday, September 10, 1998
There is no basis for impeachment.
David Kendall President Clinton's personal attorney
- The House International Relations Committee to hold hearing in Washington on the safety of U.S. embassies worldwide.
- President Clinton tentatively scheduled to give speech on auto safety.
- House Government Reform and Oversight Committee holds hearing into activities of Democratic fund-raiser Johnny Chung.
- Russian government has scheduled talks on an emergency federal budget for the remainder of the year.
- On Friday, September 11, a medical ethics conference on "Doctors, Death and Dignity" is to begin in Chautauqua, New York.
- On Saturday, September 12, Alfred Wolfram of Shakopee, Minnesota, attempts to break his current kissing record in the Guinness Book of World Records. He'll try to kiss more than 10,504 people today.
- On Sunday, September 13, the 50th annual Emmys take place in Los Angeles.
- On Monday, September 14, trial tentatively scheduled to begin in Pontiac, Michigan, in wrongful-death lawsuit against talk show host Jenny Jones.
- On Tuesday, September 15, attorneys face deadline to file appeal on U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright's ruling to release President Clinton's deposition in the Paula Jones case.
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- Director Chris Columbus ("Home Alone") is 40
- Singer Jose Feliciano ("Light My Fire") is 53.
- Actor Colin Firth ("Pride and Prejudice") is 38.
- Actress Judy Geeson ("The Eagle Has Landed") is 50.
- Actress Amy Irving ("Honeysuckle Rose") is 45.
- Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is 60.
- Golf pro Arnold Palmer is 69.
- Rock musician Joe Perry (Aerosmith) is 48.
- Actress Jennifer Tilly ("Made in America") is 40.
- Filmmaker Robert Wise ("The Sound Of Music") is 84.
- In 1608, John Smith was elected president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia.
- In 1846, Elias Howe of Spencer, Massachusetts, received a patent for his sewing machine.
- In 1919, New York City welcomed home General John J. Pershing and 25,000 soldiers who'd served in the U.S. First Division during World War I.
- In 1939, Canada declared war on Germany.
- In 1945, Vidkun Quisling was sentenced to death in Norway for collaborating with the Nazis.
- In 1948, American-born Mildred Gillars, accused of being Nazi wartime radio broadcaster "Axis Sally," was indicted in Washington, D.C., for treason.
- In 1955, "Gunsmoke" premiered on TV.
- In 1963, 20 black students entered public schools in Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile, Alabama, following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.
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