Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock"

Elvis Presley in “Jailhouse Rock”

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”. Wikipedia

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Early Elvis Presley show, 1955Early Elvis Presley show, 1955 Thu, Sep 8, 1955 – Page 4 · Enterprise-Journal (McComb, Mississippi) · Newspapers.comAd for Elvis Presley concert, 1956Ad for Elvis Presley concert, 1956 Tue, May 15, 1956 – Page 22 · The Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri) · Newspapers.comInterview with Elvis Presley 1956Interview with Elvis Presley 1956 Tue, May 22, 1956 – Page 1 · The Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri) · Newspapers.comElvis buys GracelandElvis buys Graceland Sun, Mar 24, 1957 – Page 36 · Daily World (Opelousas, Louisiana) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley's mailman delivers fan mailElvis Presley's mailman delivers fan mail Wed, Aug 7, 1957 – Page 13 · The Plain Speaker (Hazleton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comTeenagers react to Elvis PresleyTeenagers react to Elvis Presley Sun, Nov 3, 1957 – 85 · The Miami News (Miami, Florida) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley DraftedElvis Presley Drafted Sat, Dec 21, 1957 – 1 · The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) · Newspapers.comElvis fans outside Graceland await news of Elvis' draft noticeElvis fans outside Graceland await news of Elvis' draft notice Sun, Dec 22, 1957 – 15 · The Tribune (Coshocton, Ohio) · Newspapers.comElvis with his parents in March 1958Elvis with his parents in March 1958 Mon, Mar 24, 1958 – Page 1 · The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley gets hair cut for armyElvis Presley gets hair cut for army Wed, Mar 26, 1958 – Page 1 · San Antonio Express (San Antonio, Texas) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley's army air transport plane greeted by screaming teenagers.Elvis Presley's army air transport plane greeted by screaming teenagers. Thu, Mar 3, 1960 – 14 · The Herald-Press (Saint Joseph, Michigan) · Newspapers.comWill army service hurt Elvis Presley's popularity?Will army service hurt Elvis Presley's popularity? Mon, Mar 7, 1960 – Page 7 · The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley marries Priscilla BeaulieuElvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu Tue, May 2, 1967 – 15 · The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, Florida) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley and Priscilla have a daughterElvis Presley and Priscilla have a daughter Fri, Feb 2, 1968 – Page 2 · The Mercury (Pottstown, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comAd for Elvis Presley first TV special, 1968Ad for Elvis Presley first TV special, 1968 Tue, Dec 3, 1968 – Page 18 · The Courier-News (Bridgewater, New Jersey) · Newspapers.comElvis donates money following Mississippi tornadoes, 1975Elvis donates money following Mississippi tornadoes, 1975 Tue, May 6, 1975 – Page 18 · Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi) · Newspapers.comDear Abby: Fan wants date with Elvis PresleyDear Abby: Fan wants date with Elvis Presley Fri, Jun 11, 1976 – Page 20 · Standard-Speaker (Hazleton, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comReview of 1976 Elvis Presley concertReview of 1976 Elvis Presley concert Mon, Sep 6, 1976 – Page 16 · Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley dies of heart ailmentElvis Presley dies of heart ailment Wed, Aug 17, 1977 – 15 · Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa) · Newspapers.comElvis Presley dead at 42Elvis Presley dead at 42 Thu, Aug 18, 1977 – Page 5 · The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee) · Newspapers.comMississippi residents grieve Elvis Presley deathMississippi residents grieve Elvis Presley death Fri, Aug 19, 1977 – 2 · Enterprise-Journal (McComb, Mississippi) · Newspapers.comOpening of the Elvis Presley museum in Tupelo, MississippiOpening of the Elvis Presley museum in Tupelo, Mississippi Sun, Aug 30, 1992 – Page 33 · Herald and Review (Decatur, Illinois) · Newspapers.com
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