Elvis Is King Of News
Jumpsuit worn by Elvis in 1973 Aloha From Hawaii concert. (Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc.)
Friday, March 12, 2010 16:28 GMTWASHINGTON, D.C. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Elvis Presley is the king of making headlines.
Thats why the Newseum in Washington, D.C., which displays the history of journalism, is honoring the icon with Elvis!: His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story, an exhibit opening next Friday (Mar. 19).
Theyll display all the pivotal media moments of The Kings career and personal life that made headlines in his heyday, including when he was inducted into the U.S. Army and his untimely death.
Spokesperson Cathy Trost says Elvis was, and still is, a media phenomenon who changed the way America does everything, and thats why his life is one of the biggest news events in history.
Though all major headlines and some tabloid fodder will be shown, Trost says the Newseum wont be displaying the countless sensational newspapers that have claimed Elvis is still alive, hangs out with Bigfoot, or is actually an alien from outer space.