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Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Vernon Elvis and Gladys Love Presley in a two-room shotgun house . Elvis's identical twin brother, J
Despite being a global music sensation, Elvis never performed live outside of North America, with all of his gigs coming in the US and a few in Canada in 1957.
His first big stage performance happened on “The Milton Berle Show” in June of 1956, singing his signature hit “Hound Dog.”
Elvis’ first record was a gift that he made for his mother when he was just 18 years old.
Despite asking for a rifle or a bicycle for his 11th birthday, his mom took him to a hardware store in Tupelo to pick out his first guitar instead.
Elvis was a fan of karate, particularly the fighting style known as Chito-Ryu, even earning his black belt in 1960.
He was a self-described comic book fan and collector, with many of these books still located in the attic of Graceland.
In order to encourage citizens to get the polio vaccine, Elvis posed for the press getting his own vaccine just prior to performing on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”"
Ginger Alden discovered him in an unresponsive state on the bathroom floor of his Graceland mansion.Attempts to revive him failed, and he was pronounced dead at Baptist Memorial
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