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Elvis Presley History

1969 - Elvis Presley's TV special was re-broadcasted on NBC-TV. The song "Blue Christmas" was edited out and replaced with "Tiger Man."

1977 - Elvis was scheduled to perform a concert, however, he had died the day before.

1977 - U.S. President Carter issued the statement, "Elvis Presley's death deprives our country of a part of itself. He was unique and irreplaceable."

1991 - The Elvis Presley single "Are You Lonesome Tonight (Live)" hit #68 in the U.K.

2006 - The Jerry Schilling book "Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley" was released.

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Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
- Elvis Presley

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