"I still believe in a place called Hope." On August 19, 1946, Virginia Blythe gave birth to her son, William Jefferson Blythe, III. Named for his father who died before he was born, he grew up to become William Jefferson Clinton - the 42nd president of the United States.
BILL CLINTON was born WILLIAM JEFFERSON BLYTHE III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just 3 months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill stayed with . . . . (PHOTO: Young Bill Clinton at his father's grave.)
This dapper young gentleman turns 67 today. Born William Jefferson Blythe, III on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas, hes better known these days as the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Read more on the Presidential Timeline