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Did you know that Prestwick Airport is the only bit of Britain that Elvis actually set foot on? On March 3 1960 the plane returning him to the USA from his military service in Germany stopped there to refuel. Elvis was greeted by 1000 fans, some of whom got autographs from The King, who spoke about tour plans that included Scotland – but he never made it back.

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