On this day: August 29

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:13:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

OTD August 29 - Elvis' grave
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1977: Three people are arrested in Memphis after trying to steal Elvis Presley's body from the Forest Hill Cemetery. As a result, the remains of both Presley and his mother would be reburied in Graceland's Meditation Garden (pictured) on Oct. 2, 1977.

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