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Elvis broke up a fight at a Madison gas station 45 years ago. Onlookers were all shook up

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Elvis Presley famously broke up a fight on East Washington Avenue in June 1977.

The new movie, "Elvis," was No. 1 at the box office last weekend and is bringing the brawl back into the minds of Madisonians.

Read the original account of the fight from the Wisconsin State Journal.

Elvis in town to halt East Side fight

The Wisconsin State Journal's June 25, 1977, account of the time Elvis Presley broke up a fight in Madison.

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