Incredible Photos That Remind Us Of History’s Forgotten Moments

Did you know that Elvis invited himself to the White House while Nixon resided there? Or how about 15 years later, when in the same house, John Travolta would share a dance with Princess Diana? Lots of unexpected moments like these have occurred and history has almost forgotten them, but we’re here to remind you. Take a look at history’s forgotten moments! You’ll never guess how Freddie Mercury returned on stage for encores in 1980.

A Republican President Invites The King Into His Oval Office

National Archive/Newsmakers
National Archive/Newsmakers

When Elvis wants a badge from the federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, he invites himself over to the White House to get one. That’s exactly what is going on in this surprising photo from 1970.

Elvis flew into Washington and wrote to Nixon, “I can and will be of any service that I can to help the country out,” in return for the badge. Within hours, Presley managed to gain access to the President, who surprisingly was happy to oblige.