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Elvis Memorial Day

Elvis Memorial Day commemorates the anniversary of the death of the King of Rock 'n Roll. Before the death of Elvis, which set August 16, 1977, was sold 500 million of his records, and seven years later this figure has doubled – anybody could do like this. He starred in 33 films, receiving...

Elvis Memorial Day

Elvis Memorial Day commemorates the anniversary of the death of the King of Rock 'n Roll.
Before the death of Elvis, which set August 16, 1977, was sold 500 million of his records, and seven years later this figure has doubled – anybody could do like this.
He starred in 33 films, receiving at least one million dollars. In the 1973 the TV show with his participation gathered billion people by screens - so many viewers could not get even the first human landing on the moon.
Elvis Aaron Presleya (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century. A cultural icon, he is commonly known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the 'King of Rock and Roll' or simply 'the King'.
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