Elvis Presley would’ve turned 86 on Jan. 8, and the King is having a little bit of a second again.
Graceland is celebrating the rock legend in Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 7 to 9, and Page Six reported that the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum simply commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the mind-bending assembly between Presley and the president on the White House.
Adding to all of it, Jon Bon Jovi just released a cover of Presley’s “If I Get Home on Christmas Day” as a vacation hit, and New Orleans vintage seller M.S. Rau has put up some prized possessions of Presley’s — a nickel-plated .38 Special with a gold hammer for $98,500 and quite a lot of over-the-top gold-and-diamond rings, together with one together with his initials. Also up on the market, we hear, are the singer’s gold-and-diamond watch, rhinestone cuff hyperlinks and monogrammed sun shades.
It’s additionally notable throughout the present pandemic that Presley received the polio vaccine on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1956 — to persuade the general public it was protected.