From the [New York Times]( elvis.html?hp&ex=1151726400&en=8fdb46352ffa6481&ei=5094&partner=homepage):

In the annals of international diplomacy, it is not exactly Yalta. But today’s visit to Graceland the ticky-tacky Elvis Presley mansion here by President Bush and Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan brings a little bit of shake, rattle and roll to American foreign relations.

The prime minister is a die-hard Elvis fan; the two share a birthday, Jan. 8, and a pompadour hairstyle, though Mr. Koizumi’s locks are longer and grayer than those of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll. On Thursday, in a joint appearance with Mr. Bush at the White House, the prime minister had a message for the United States:

“Thank you very much, American people, for ‘Love me Tender,’” he said