Elvis Aaron Presley
January 8, 1935 - August 16, 1977
1. Elvis Presley is the best selling solo artist In U.S. History
2. Elvis charted more songs on Billboard's Hot 100 than any other artist. (149)
3. Elvis spent more weeks at the top of the charts than any other artist. (80)
4. Elvis had the greatest number of consecutive #1 hits. (10)
5. Elvis is second only to the Beatles in total of #1 hits. (18)
FACTS 1-5 COURTESY OF http://www.fiftiesweb.com/elvis.htm
6. Elvis was born January 8, 1935 to Gladys & Vernon Presley, in Tupelo, Mississippi.
7. Elvis had A twin brother that was stillborn named Jesse Garon Presley.
8. Spouse: Priscilla Beaulieu whom he married at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas on May 1, 1967 Children : Lisa Marie Presley born February 1, 1968
9. For Elvis's 11th. birthday his parents bought him his first guitar for $7.75. He had wanted a bicycle but the guitar was all they could afford.
10. Elvis Presley made only one television commercial, an ad for "Southern Maid Doughnuts" that ran in 1954.
11. Elvis Presley wore a cross, a Star of David and the Hebrew letter chai. He explained his jewelry habit with, "I don't want to miss out on heaven due to a technicality."
12. Sun Records Cafe in Memphis, TN is believed to be the only restaurant in the world in which grilled peanut butter and banana sandwiches, a favorite of Elvis Presley, are found on the menu.
13. Ya'll are CRAZY because ELVIS AINT DEAD!!! *not a fact, just samantha's opinion!*
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