Why Did Nixon Give Elvis a Federal Narc. Agent’s Badge?
They came from polar opposite ends of society–“one was the ‘King of cool;’ the other the ‘Duke of dork!’” Perhaps, that’s why their iconic meeting so resonates with that unpredictable and dynamic late 60/early 70s era.
On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley passed away at his Graceland Estate. His impact on history and culture is surely far beyond what he imagined–even possibly influencing the building of the Berlin Wall. On This Day in History, we remember Elvis Presley.
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