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Thursday, October 1, 1998
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- The final batch of 3,000 to 5,000 pages submitted to Congress by Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr could be released.
- Hearing scheduled at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, in case of the pilot and navigator of a Marine jet that clipped an Italian ski gondola in February.
- United States Institute of Peace and Middle East Institute to present briefing on recent developments in Afghanistan.
- Friday, October 2, Pope John Paul II visits Croatia.
- Saturday, October 3, Nevada Athletic Commission may announce a decision on relicensing boxer Mike Tyson.
- Sunday, October 4, Tipper Gore leads 12th annual AIDS Walk in Washington.
- Monday, October 5, House Judiciary Committee may vote on resolution to begin impeachment hearings against President Clinton.
- Tuesday, October 6, fall meeting of World Bank and International Monetary Fund is scheduled to begin in Washington.
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- Actress Julie Andrews is 63.
- Actor Tom Bosley is 71.
- Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is 53.
- Former President Jimmy Carter is 74.
- Actor Stephen Collins is 51.
- Singer Richard Harris 68.
- Actor Walter Matthau is 78.
- Actor Randy Quaid is 48.
- Chief Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist is 74.
- Actress Stella Stevens is 62.
- In 1800, Spain ceded Louisiana to France in a secret treaty.
- In 1885, special delivery mail service began in the United States.
- In 1896, the Post Office established Rural Free Delivery, with the first routes in West Virginia.
- In 1908, Henry Ford introduced the Model T automobile to the market.
- In 1943, allied forces captured Naples, Italy, during World War II.
- In 1962, Johnny Carson succeeded Jack Paar as regular host of NBC's "Tonight" show.
- In 1964, the Free Speech Movement was launched at the University of California at Berkeley.
- In 1968, the cult horror movie "Night of the Living Dead" had its world premiere in Pittsburgh.
- In 1971, Walt Disney World opened in Orlando, Florida.
- In 1997, national TV ratings system begins in the United States.
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