The year was 1963.
The hot line links the White House and the Kremlin.
The first major pop art exhibition stirs up a major buzz.
The Whisky-A-Go-Go opens.
And in Fun In Acapulco, Elvis heads south of the border, where he's fired as a boat hand, hired as a lifeguard and singer, admired by local beauties (including Ursula Andress) and inspired to jump off a 136-foot cliff.
Put another way: he overcomes a fear of heights in spectacular fashion.
Spectacular, too, are the scenic vistas and Latin-beat tunes.