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August 16, 1977 - "Elvis Has Left The Building".

Thirty-four years ago today, Elvis Presley, dubbed The King of Rock n' Roll died at age 42.

<strong>And the headlines looked like this . . . .</strong>


Contrary to what certain people are saying about this being Elvis' birthday . . .'fraid not.

It was August 16, 1977 that Elvis Presley, dubbed The King of Rock n' Roll died at the age of 42.

Here is a clip from CBS Hourly News (9:00 pm PDT) on August 16, 1977.

Just to keep the record straight in case you were planning on sending a card.

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