Budapest - Budapest's city council has named Elvis Presley an honorary
citizen of the Hungarian capital in gratitude for his support of Hungary's
anti-Soviet revolution of 1956.
Wednesday's announcement comes nearly a month after municipal authorities
named a small park - chosen by voting on the city website - after The King.
On January 6, 1957, during his last appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show,
Elvis sang a gospel standard, Peace in the Valley, which Sullivan said
reflected the singer's concern for Hungarians' plight after the short-lived
uprising. Sullivan said Elvis wanted people to make donations to be sent to
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