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RememberWhen? June 1982.



ON THIS day in 1982 one of the world's most popular tourist destinations opened - Elvis Presley's former home Graceland.

It is a magnet for fans of the rock singer who was dubbed 'The King' during his pioneering career.

The 14-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee For the ancient Egyptian capital, see .

Memphis is a city in the southwest corner of Tennessee, and the county seat of Shelby County. Memphis rises above the Mississippi River on the 4th Chickasaw Bluff just below the mouth of the Wolf River.
, now attracts around 750,000 every year.

Presley, who died in 1977, is buried at the ornate or·nate  
adj.
1. Elaborately, heavily, and often excessively ornamented.

2. Flashy, showy, or florid in style or manner; flowery.
, extravagant mansion.

Don't miss Saturday's fabulous Remember When? nostalgia section for a look back at Birmingham's St Philip's Cathedral.

Email your nostalgia pictures for this daily feature to mypictures@mrn.co.uk
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