From the BBC’s On This Day.

  • 1977: Elvis dies
  • 1984: John DeLorean cleared of drug trafficking charges

To remember Elvis I’m listening to the Dead Kennedy’s cover of “Viva Las Vegas”, which begins with some spoken work excerpts from Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

“But in my own way, I am King. Hail to the King, baby.” —Ash, Evil Dead III.

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