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Elvis Aaron Presley 1935 - 1977 Bogdanov Dmitry 11A
Early Years Elvis was born on January 8th 1935 in Tupelo, Mississipp. His identical twin brother Jessie Garon died soon after he was born.
Elvis desperately wanted a bike for his 11th birthday but his Mum persuades him to have a guitar instead…little did she know what the future held for her son! In 1948 they move to Memphis, Tennessee.
First Recording Elvis sang at a school talent show and won first prize! In 1953 when he was 17/18, Elvis recorded a couple of songs at Sun Studios for his Mum Gladys’ birthday.
In the summer of 1954 Elvis is teamed up with a group of musicians and backing singers and records his first track ‘That’s Alright’.
On October 16th 1954 Elvis and his band appear on a radio show and are an instant hit! On November 20th 1955 Elvis signs a record contract and records his first single ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ a few months later.
Elvis has his first number 1! ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ reaches number 1 and Elvis starts to appear on TV shows. He also makes his first movie, ‘Love Me Tender’ in which he sings many songs.
Graceland – Elvis Presley’s home!
Elvis joins the army! In 1956 Elvis joins the army and has to have his famous ‘quiff’ shaved off. He is sent to Germany. Sadly his Mum dies that year too.
Elvis Dies! Sadly on August 16th 1977 Elvis dies of a heart attack, he is 42. He is found dead in his bathroom the next morning. He is buried in the grounds of Graceland with his mother. His father dies a few years later. Find out if anyone you know can remember what they were doing when they heard Elvis had died.