No matter what side of the political spectrum you’re on, you’re surely familiar with Clinton’s legacy. Since Bill Clinton’s presidency in the ’90s, his scandals that followed him through his career, and Hillary’s own accomplishments and harrowing defeats, we’ve watched the Clintons grow through the decades. And through all of their ups and downs, Hillary and Bill still manage to keep their marriage strong through it all.
Here’s everything you need to know about how Bill and Hillary met, how they worked through their biggest scandals, and what they’re up to now.
11971: Hillary attended Yale, where she spotted Bill joking with friends about watermelons
After graduating from Wellesley College in 1969, Hillary Clinton heads to Yale Law School. And it was in 1971 when Bill first saw Hillary in a class on political and civil rights, Bustle notes. As for Hillary, the first time she noticed Bill was when he was talking to his friends about how Arkansas was capable of growing the largest watermelons in the world. When she inquired about him, she was told, “That’s Bill Clinton. He’s from Arkansas; that’s all he ever talks about.”