Elvis Aaron Presley was born on Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi to poor working class parents. He was supposed to have a twin brother, but his twin, Jessie Garon, was stillborn.
Some interesting facts about Elvis Presley are that he had a twin brother, his manager was a former carnival barker, and he never performed outside of North America. Another interesting item is that he bought the Graceland mansion when he was only 22 years old.
Three of Elvis Presley's most popular songs are "Jailhouse Rock," "Hound Dog" and "Love Me Tender." He is also well known for "Can't Help Falling in Love," "In the Ghetto" and "All Shook Up."
Elvis Presley had 18 number one hits, including "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel." "Jailhouse Rock," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Good Luck Charm" and "Suspicious Minds" also made Elvis's list of number one songs.
Elvis used a variety of hair products. Larry Geller, his personal hairstylist, used a combination of a benign-based shampoo mixed with vitamin capsules and other herbs.
The United States Postal Service issued a commemorative Elvis stamp in January 1993. Several other countries have also issued commemorative stamps featuring images of Elvis.
Elvis Presley's "I Got Lucky" album and other rare Elvis albums have the potential of being quite valuable. If the album cover has a genuine Elvis autograph, it could be worth more than $1,000.
Like many other types of trading cards, Elvis Presley trading cards range in value from just a few dollars to several hundred for a card that's in mint condition. A complete set also demands top prices. The 1956 Topps set is the first Elvis trading card set and also commands the highest prices, part
The music of Elvis Presley became popular in the mid-1950s. His first single, "Heartbreak Hotel," was a number-one hit upon its release in January 1956.
Some of Elvis Presley's most popular songs are "Don't Be Cruel," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Love Me Tender." Each of these tracks reached number one on the charts, and modern audiences still consider them to be among his most popular and enduring hits.