Elvis Presley newspaper headlines were many over the years of the famous actor, musician’s life and followed for many years after his death. Here on Old Newspaper Articles we show you how to locate articles such as from the Abilene Reporter News on March 1, 1960, it only involved good news. The headlines read “Due back next month, Returning Elvis Presley has serious acting goal”. Sergeant Elvis Presley was described in the article as a thing as peculiar to the 20th century as the atomic bomb, Walter Reuther and frozen chicken legs. This was the point of Elvis’s return to civilian life and from a $25 a week truck driver to a $25,000 a week National Institution.
On the same page was another article about Elvis. This was after two years of army duty and no concerts. The headlines were “Elvis Leaving Waco Friends”. In this article it describes how he was flying back to Texas from Germany to complete his discharge for the Army. It went on to say he was leaving behind a 16 year old school girl American high school girl that he had been quietly dating for months. The pretty brunette was Priscilla Beaulieu. She was quoted as saying “I am very fond of Elvis but you shouldn’t think there is anything serious”. She was unsure if she would see Elvis upon his return to the states but said “I certainly would like to”. Priscilla’s father was a captain in the US Air force stationed at Wiesbaden Air Base in Germany.
Of course there are also headlines like the one printed on August 17, 1977 from the Del Rio News-Herald, “King of Rock ’n Roll Elvis Presley Dead”. When looking for old newspaper articles you will discover that there are many more Elvis Presley newspaper headlines on Newspaper Archive. Sign up on the right for a subscription to Newspaper Archive and get the full use of all of the fabulous features of these old papers.