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60 Retro Photos Of The Best Time To Ever Be Alive

Written by Torya Primrose

Here we have quite the mix: playful childhood memories, stunning models, blonde bombshells, cowboys and debonair leading men alike. Come take a look at these magic moments from the groovy age of Hollywood that have been immortalized by film and collected right here. 

Elvis serving in the US Army back in 1958.

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It was on March 24, 1958 when the King, Elvis Aron Presley entered the United States Army. He then spent three days at the Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, Reception Station. He left active duty at Fort Dix, New Jersey, on March 5, 1960, and received his discharge from the Army Reserve on March 23, 1964.

He then went through basic and advanced training and ended up serving as a member of two different armor battalions during his active military career. Presley was sent overseas to serve as a member of the 1st Medium Tank Battalion, 32d Armor in Germany from October 1, 1958, until March 2, 1960. 

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Torya Primrose

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Torya spends her free time listening to music, reading great romance novels, and exploring Southern California. She loves hiking, beaches, and cold Canadian winter days.