August 16th is the death anniversary of two of pop culture's biggest icons. From the world of sports, George Herman Ruth, a.k.a. "Babe" Ruth passed away on this day in 1948 at the age of 53. Ruth introduced the power game to baseball,
On July 30th in 1954, 19-year old Elvis Presley appeared in concert for the first time at the Overton Park Orchestra Shell in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis was third on the bill, behind country crooner Slim Whitman.