Elvis Presley lived near here

Today is the 45th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death on 16th August, 1977.

During his time in the U.S. Army, we was stationed in Germany between October 1958 and March 1960. Although stationed in Friedberg, he lived for much of that time in Bad Nauheim, but for part of 1958 he stayed in Ritter’s Park Hotel in Bad Homburg, today part of the Steigenberger chain.

When the Camp King area of Oberursel was being developed 20 years ago, a road there was named after him:

 

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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant and online community manager. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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