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On This Day August 16

On this day in 1977, Elvis Presley died at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. at age 42.

He was considered the King of Rock and Roll or just, "The King".
Click HERE for Elvis' official web site.

1930- The first color sound cartoon, Fiddlesticks, debuts by Ub Iwerks.
1945- An assassination attempt is made on Japan's Prime Minister, Kantaro Suzuki
1954- The first issue of "Sports Illustrated" is published.  Click HERE to see what it looked like.
1974- Punk Rock pioneers, "The Ramones", played their first show in a local NY club called CBGB.  Click HERE to hear all about what it was like in "Rock & Roll High School"

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