Instant Index: Happy 79th Birthday, Elvis!

By ABC News

Jan 8, 2014 11:13pm

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From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex, or email us at, and they could appear on “World News.”


Happy 79th Birthday, Elvis!
Elvis Presley would have celebrated his 79th birthday today. Despite unusually cold weather at Graceland, fans turned out to pay tribute.

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11-Year-Old Challenges Favorite Guitarist to a Play-Off
Aidan Fisher, 11, wasn’t shy when he met a member of his favorite band Steel Panther by chance on an elevator in Kansas City, Mo. He flashed a homemade sign challenging the guitarist to a play-off. The musician brought Aidan on stage. Aidan later said he planned to start a band and become a rock star in his own right one day.

Justice Elena Kagan Called for Jury Duty
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan was called for jury duty today. She was also called in 2011. Kagan joins a long line of famous faces doing their duty including fellow Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Vice President Joe Biden, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Sen. John McCain and even leading man Tom Hanks.

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