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Elvis Presley was a Wicklow man... it's been proven!

Bray People - ‎12 hours ago‎
The 1775 document outlines that Elvis's great great great great-grandfather William Presley made a new life for himself in America after he fled Ireland in fear of his life after a savage beating on land he rented in Hacketstown.
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Michael Shannon on Playing Elvis Presley: 'He Wanted Respect More Than Anything'

Billboard - ‎19 hours ago‎
Among the millions of photos on sale via the National Archives, one of the most popular is of Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon together at the White House as perhaps the oddest couple in pop culture history.

Elvis Presley's Irish roots

Irish Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Sir, - So Elvis Presley has a Wicklow ancestor (Michael Parsons, “Presley's Irish roots proven by legal document”, April 22nd).

Elvis Presley's Irish roots proven by legal document

Irish Times - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
An 18th-century court document, proving Elvis Presley's Irish ties, shows that his ancestor fled Leinster's mean streets “in great dread” for a quieter life in America.
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Elvis Presley's Irish roots proven by an 18th-century court document

IrishCentral - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A court document from the 18th-century has provided proof that Elvis Presley had Irish roots. The paper, which dates from 1775, shows that William Presley, the singer's great-great-great-great-grandfather, left Leinster for a new life in America, the ...
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Stephen Merchant likens himself to Elvis Presley as he shaves head for Wolverine 3

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
But Stephen Merchant's profile in front of the camera will get a significant boost when he stars in Wolverine 3 alongside Hugh Jackman next year.
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Former 'Rebel' With A New Cause: How Elvis Went From Liberal Icon To Anti-Drug Activist

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
One of the most popular photos at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. - a 1970 snapshot of Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon shaking hands in the Oval Office - forms the subject of a new movie appropriately titled “Elvis & Nixon.

Jerry Schilling says Elvis Presley died because he wasn't cast in 'A Star is Born'

New York Daily News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON killed Elvis Presley. At least that's how The King's former confidante Jerry Schilling tells it.
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A jab for Elvis helped America beat polio. Now doctors have recruited him again…

The Guardian - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
It was one of Elvis Presley's more unusual ventures. The king of rock'n'roll had just been enjoying his first taste of success with singles such as Heartbreak Hotel, and was about to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, when he was given an ...

Elvis Presley's first piano to fetch six-figure fee at auction - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Elvis Presley's first piano which he bought for under $300 is expected to fetch $300,000 at auction. Self-taught pianist Elvis bought the instrument on hire purchase when he was 20 paying $50 up front and the rest over 11 months.

Comeback Special: the Elvis impersonation that's all shook up

The Guardian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Elvis Presley's 1968 NBC TV show Elvis is better known by its unofficial title: the Comeback Special, bestowed because it rehabilitated the singer's image after almost a decade in which he had been making cheesy movies to the exclusion of all live ...

Young children found wandering Elvis Presley Boulevard - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Two young children were found wandering on a sidewalk along Elvis Presley Boulevard early Monday morning.
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Elvis Presley to fight crime in The Asylum's Elvis Lives!

Flickering Myth (blog) - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
The Asylum, the production company behind Syfy's Sharknado franchise and countless low-budget mockbusters, has announced that it is in development on the TV movie Elvis Lives!

Elvis tribute artist headed back to Graceland

Bristol Press - ‎18 hours ago‎
PLAINVILLE - Local Elvis Presley tribute artist Tino Garcia has booked two shows at Graceland Mansion, Presley's former home in Memphis Tennessee, where he will perform before The King's family Aug. 14 and 16.
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On this day in history - featuring The Queen, Elvis Presley and Henry VIII

Mansfield Chad - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
On this day in history - featuring The Queen, Elvis Presley and Henry VIII. The Queen. 09:08 Thursday 21 April 2016. 0. Have your say.
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Bookies Vow Never Again as 5000-1 Leicester Closes on Title

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
William Hill Plc and other bookmakers gave better chances to finding Elvis Presley alive (2,000-1) or discovering the Loch Ness monster (500-1) than to Leicester City F.C.

Elvis Presley, Stevie Ray Vaughan Fans to Test Market for Star Guitars

BLOUIN ARTINFO - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Instruments once owned and played by Elvis Presley and Stevie Ray Vaughan are among the star lots in Julien's Auctions sale at the Hard Rock Café, New York, on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

Rolex Ref. 80309 Lady Datejust Pearlmaster Diamond Sapphire and White Gold Oyster Perpetual

BLOUIN ARTINFO - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
80309 Lady Datejust Pearlmaster Diamond Sapphire and White Gold Oyster Perpetual (pictured above) achieved $57,500. Last but not least, a Corum “Buckingham” that belonged to Elvis Presley also beat its high estimate, selling for $22,500. The wristwatch ...
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When Prince paid tribute to The King, Elvis Presley - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
While Prince never named Elvis as an influence, Presley definitely had an effect on his career. When Prince's former manager, Bob Cavallo, was recently asked what the artist's dreams were when he was young, he answered that Prince "wanted to be Elvis.".