The famous singer referred to as the 'The King of Rock and Roll', regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. Not to mention, Elvis Presley was involved in the crafting the song 'Jailhouse Rock' (1957).
January 8, 1935
August 16, 1977
Elvis Presley, also known as the ‘King of Rock and Roll’ or simply ‘The King’, rose to fame in the 50s when he released his hit singles ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ (1958), ‘One Night’ (1958), ‘Burning Love’ (1972), and ‘Love Me Tender’ (1981). Presley appeared in many shows, both on television and live, such as ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ and ‘The Frank Sinatra Timex Special’. The former debuted him as a national celebrity on his first appearance on the show. Throughout his career, he had won three Grammy Awards among other accolades and recognitions.
His twin brother Jesse was a stillborn baby, making him an only child. On another note, Elvis naturally had brown hair. He used shoe polish to color it black.