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TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 2014

The Elvis deathiversary is Aug. 16

Of course, you know that date as Bennington Battle Day. But here is some Elvis stuff to scroll through. http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/slice/tags/elvis-movies/ What? You question my EP credentials? Please read on. http://m.spokesman.com/stories/2007/aug/09/the-slice-the-slice-a-big-hunk-o-snobbery/

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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 2014


Elvis movie characters as baby names

Hey, it's an option. Here are some of the choices. Which is your favorite? A) Scott. B) Jess. C) Steve. D) Joe. E) Chad. F) Clint. G) Toby. H) Deke. I) Vince. J) John. K) Pacer. L) Tulsa. M) Rusty. N) Lucky. www.content.time.com Or you...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013

Sharing a birthday with Elvis 

Cynthia Langenheder used to think it was neat to have the same birthday as the late king of rock and roll. But over the years, she started thinking more in terms of sharing the birthday with Stephen Hawking. www.nydailynews.com With whom do you share a...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2, 2013

Less than a week until the Elvis birthday 

It's Tuesday, the 8th, to be exact. On that day, men are expected to adopt the name of a character Elvis played in a movie. Among your choices: Scott, Jess, Steve, Joe, Chad, Clint, Toby, Deke, Vince, John, Pacer, Tulsa, Rusty and Lucky. As usual,...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2012

SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2011

When Elvis performed at Joe Albi Stadium in 1957, my father, Marvin Winton, was assistant manager for the old Coliseum.  Before Elvis’ show, in a noisy, smoke-filled room full of security people and musicians in the little brick administration building at the end of the Stadium, I was a freckled, awkward little 10-year-old girI lost in all the commotion, trying to stutter out a request for an autograph before I died of fright.  Elvis Presley, who was limbering up, waiting to perform on a plywood stage in the middle of a football field, bleachers full of screaming girls, stopped and actually asked my name.  He autographed a picture of himself in a gold lame’ suit. 

 (Terry (Winton) Omans)

Memories of Elvis Presley's 1957 concert 

Here's a sampling of Slice readers' recollections. Vicky Anderson was 10 when she attended the Elvis concert at what is now called Joe Albi Stadium in August of 1957. Among other things, she remembers her mother and aunt fighting over the binoculars. Connie Horton, Bob...

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MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011

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