March 24th - Featuring Elvis Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, April 06, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Elvis Presley poses for the camera during his military service at a US base in Germany, by Vittoriano Rastelli on Wikipedia

March 24th is... Elvis Presley Inducted Into the Army (1958), National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day, United Nations: World Tuberculosis Day/World TB Day, Harry Houdini's Birthday/International Houdini Day (1874), International Day for Achievers, National Cocktail Day, International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for Dignity of Victims/Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (Argentina), National Cake Pops Day, Exxon Valdez Remembrance Day, International Sauerkraut Day, International Right to the Truth Day, National Cheesecake Day, Student Day (Scientology), National Orange Day (New York), Saint Gabriel Day, Feast of Saint Oscar Romero

MORE: Black Marriage Day, Oculi Sunday

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Social Media: @elvis #elvispresley #elvis

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: Elvis: Like Any Other Soldier (The Pictorial History of Elvis Presley's Army Years: 1957-1960) | Hardcover | by Jerry Osborne and Barbara Hahn (Author). Publisher: Osborne Enterprises Publishing (2010)Elvis Presley Inducted Into the Army (1958)
-- When Elvis Presley turned 18 years old, on January 8, 1953, he fulfilled his patriotic duty and legal obligation to register his name with the Selective Service System, making himself eligible for the draft. After several deferments, on March 24, 1958, Elvis Presley was finally inducted, starting his day as the King of Rock and Roll, but ending it as a lowly buck private in the United States Army.

Read: Elvis: Like Any Other Soldier
-- A fascinating, accurate text and pictorial history. The definitive chronicle of Elvis' army experience. Features over 1,500 fascinating photos, about 1,300 of which picture Elvis. Many, many previously unpublished! This book probably contains more never-before-seen Elvis photos from 1957-'60 than any previous publication. In addition to the 400 black-and-white pages, they have 104 full pages in gorgeous color. Their research department has tracked down many soldiers from Fort Hood as well as Elvis' Scout Platoon, in Germany, and most of these men have shared stories and never-before-seen photos.

Image: Elvis Presley - Army Mugshot - 1960 - Photo PosterElvis Presley - Army Mugshot 1960 -- Elvis Presley - Enlistment Photo Poster. Elvis served in the United States Army between March 1958 and March 1960. Rolled posters are great for framing and add a unique addition to any wall decor. Ready to hang. Easy to use.

Elvis Presley Guitar - Army Uniform Poster -- This poster is 24 inches by 36 inches approximately and in mint unused condition. It is shipped rolled in a hard cardboard tube

Elvis Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Laugh and Cry with Elvis in the Army | Kindle Edition | by John Gilgun (Author), Jane Gilgun (Author). Publication Date: April 22, 2008
Laugh and Cry with Elvis in the Army

Amazon Freebies:

🎸 Read Elvis ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎸 Free Elvis apps

🎸 Free Elvis games

🎸 Listen to Elvis LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎸 Watch Elvis Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎸 Listen to Elvis Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎸 Free Alexa Skills | Elvis

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

🎸 Free Printable Pictures, Posters, Trading Cards of Elvis Presley

🎸 Elvis Planner Printable - Victoria Thatcher

🎸 Free Elvis Presley Sheet Music

🎸 Elvis Presley in rare and exclusive photos | Daily Mail Online

🎸 Time Zone X: Elvis Presley Online Game

🎸 Stream Elvis Presley | Free Internet Radio | TuneIn

🎸 Elvis Presley on Spotify

🎸 Elvis Presley Paper Toy

🎸 Elvis Presley coloring page

🎸 How to draw Elvis Presley | Super Coloring

National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
- A day to enjoy this tasty combination of chocolate and fruit. Chocolate lovers who like raisins, find the combination simply irresistible. Kids find them irresistible, too.

United Nations: World Tuberculosis Day
- Each year, nine million people become ill with tuberculosis and nearly 5,000 people die every day. Yet tuberculosis is curable with inexpensive treatment options. THis day is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. In 2012 alone, 8.6 million people fell ill with TB, and 1.3 million died from the disease, mostly in low and middle-income countries.

Harry Houdini's Birthday (1874)
- Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer noted for his sensational escape acts. He was also a skeptic who set out to expose frauds purporting to be supernatural phenomena.

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