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Trump honors Elvis, Babe Ruth, Staubach, Page

November 16, 2018

President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to football stars Roger Staubach and Alan Page as well as posthumous medals to American legends Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth (Nov. 16)

Kellie Pickler brings Christmas in July to Graceland

November 16, 2018

Country star Kellie Pickler battled with humidity in July to shoot her new Hallmark Channel film, “Christmas at Graceland,” which was shot at Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis, and airs Nov. 17. (Nov. 16)

Today in History for September 9th

September 8, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Inmates seize control of Attica prison in upstate New York; Mao Zedong, Communist China's founding leader, dies; Elvis Presley first appears on TV's Ed Sullivan Show; Soul singer Otis Redding born. (Sept. 9)

Today in History for August 16th

August 16, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n' Roll, dies at Graceland; Baseball's Babe Ruth dies in New York; Uganda's Idi Amin dies in Saudi Arabia; 'Sports Illustrated' hits newsstands; Singer Madonna born. (Aug. 16)

Today in History for July 5th

July 5, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Elvis Presley holds his first major recording session; Birth of the bikini; Enron's Kenneth Lay dies; Arthur Ashe wins at Wimbledon; Larry Doby follows Jackie Robinson; Baseball's Ted Williams dies. (July 5)

Today in History for May 26th

May 26, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie marry. (May 26)

Elvis doc addresses manager’s role

May 15, 2018

The HBO documentary on Elvis Presley, “The Searcher,” lays bare the relationship between the star and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Parker was very influential in building Elvis’ fame, but Parker has also been criticized for his decisions regarding Elvis’ career. (May 15)

Today in History for March 24

March 24, 2018

Highlights of Today in History: NATO launches airstrikes over Yugoslavia; Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska; Elvis Presley inducted into US Army; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens on Broadway. (March 24)

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