The Number of the Day: $1,055,173.69

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When he died in 1977, Elvis had $1,055,173.69 in a non-interest-bearing checking account.

(Not Really) Related Fact: President Nixon awarded Elvis a Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge, which listed Elvis' position as "Special Assistant." (More on Elvis' unannounced visit to the White House here.)

[Source: Money Secrets of the Rich and Famous, by Michael Reynard. See previous Numbers of the Day here.]

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