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A Look at Our Coverage of Elvis Presley, The King of Rock 'N' Roll, on the 38th Anniversary of His Death.

On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley, the king of rock 'n' roll died at the age of 42. This Sunday marks the 38th anniversary of his death.

This past week was Elvis Week at his Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee, an annual occurrence that commemorates the death of the musical icon. On Thursday, an auction was held at Presley's hometown and final resting place, in which over 170 items were sold, including a pendant Presley gave to Sammy Davis, Jr. (sold for $32,000) and a handgun Presley personally owned ($96,000).

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Author:Chana, Jas
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Date:Aug 14, 2015
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