8th Jan 1935, Born on this day, Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll. …

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8th Jan 1935, Born on this day, Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll. He had his first No.1 in 1956 with the US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. His first UK No.1 single was in 1957, with ‘All Shook Up’. Presley went on to have over 100 US & UK Top 40 singles from 1956 – 2006. Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century, with estimated record sales of around 600 million units worldwide. Elvis Presley died on August 16th 1977. Do you have a favourite Elvis track? More Elvis facts here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/elvis_facts




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