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Elvis Presley ‘song stealing’ claims denied by King’s writers

On this day, August 4, in 1956, Elvis Presley hit the charts with his fourth number one single. The 21-year-old singer had already claimed three hits in his career – Heartbreak Hotel, I Want You, I Need You, I Love You and Don’t Be Cruel. And he was keen to achieve a fourth. Elvis recorded […]

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Cliff Richard: How the ‘British Elvis’ escaped The King’s tragic fate

Sir Cliff enjoyed, fame, fortune and adulation beyond most people’s wildest dreams. He hung out with Princess Diana and maintained lifelong friendships with numerous celebrities. Yet, he has kept his private life notoriously very private and little has ever been known about his personal romantic relationships. His friends, though, have openly spoken devotedly of him. […]

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Tutankhamun breakthrough after ‘female features’ discovered on boy king’s death mask

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter journeyed across Egypt’s the Valleys of the Kings, with several prior discoveries suggesting that there was another great king yet to be found. Tut’s tomb had lain relatively untouched and unspoiled: while his fellow pharaohs’ places […]

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George Harrison Couldn’t Remember if The Beatles Jammed With Elvis Presley, but the King’s Stylist Insists They Did

George Harrison and The Beatles met Elvis Presley in 1965 after their managers, Brian Epstein and Colonel Tom Parker, arranged a meeting at The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s home. Later, George couldn’t remember if The Beatles jammed with Elvis or not, but The King’s stylist claims they did. The Beatles | Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images George Harrison couldn’t remember […]

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Fire chief: 5 people, including 2 kids, hospitalized in Kings Point boat explosion

Jul 23, 2022, 2:32amUpdated 19h ago By: News 12 Staff Five people, including two children, were hospitalized with minor injuries following a boat explosion in Kings Point Friday, according to the Great Neck Fire Company chief. Chief John Purcell said a boat exploded at Steppingstone Park. He said the family of five was dropped off […]

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Elvis: ‘Very sweet’ rare Graceland upstairs photo shared by ‘King’s Queen’ Linda Thompson

In one of the accompanying videos, Linda could be heard saying: “Almost all of these trophies were in Elvis’ bookcase upstairs, just outside our bedroom, in his little glass cupboard bookcase.” During their four and a half years together, the couple would spend hours on The King’s bed with his cousin Billy Smith and his […]

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Elvis Presley death: The King’s final day hour by hour – Why did he die alone?

Elvis Presley: Fans gather at Graceland for funeral in 1977 This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, in the bathroom, while Ginger slept in the next room. But he didn’t die alone in the depth of […]

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Elvis Presley’s mother ruined King’s teenage romance – ‘Not in my house!’

Elvis Presley found himself in one of the toughest spots possible in the mid-1950s when he was thrust between his mother and his lover. At 22-years-old – just before he became a worldwide sensation – Elvis was dating a young actress named Natalie Wood. The American starlet appeared in Rebel Without a Cause and later […]

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Elvis: Linda Thompson returns to King’s Las Vegas stage ‘Truly surreal to be back!’ WATCH

Without a doubt, the best-known image of Elvis Presley is in a jumpsuit performing in Las Vegas. After years in Hollywood, The King returned to live performing, having had great success with his 1968 Comeback Special and built his confidence after seeing Tom Jones pull it off. From 1969 until his death in eight years […]

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Gamers show their mettle in ‘Call of Duty’ tournament at Kings Theater

Jul 15, 2022, 2:39amUpdated 20m ago By: News 12 Staff An epic event is happening this weekend for the first time at Brooklyn’s Kings Theater as players go head-to-head in the professional “Call of Duty” e-sports tournament. The players have practiced over 10 hours a day, studied game film and scouted their opponents with no […]