A Week in History: Woodstock, President Clinton, and the 19th Amendment

Woodstock opens and President Clinton admits to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

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A look back at the week in history

Aug. 15, 1969 The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opens and thousands descend on rural Bethel, N.Y. 

Aug. 16, 1977 Elvis Presley, the "king of rock-and-roll," dies at age 42 in Memphis.

Aug. 17, 1998 President Clinton, in a televised ad-dress, admits to a relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

Aug. 18, 1920 Tennessee ratifies the 19th Amendment, providing the majority of states needed to guarantee the right of women to vote.

Aug. 19, 2003 A car bomb at the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad kills a top envoy and more than 20 others.