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May 27, 1974

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On this day in 1974, Lisa Marie Presley, age 5, met Michael Jackson, age 11, for the first time in Las Vegas after a performance by the Jackson 5. Elvis had taken his [...]

May 25, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Elvis Presley officially topped the list of dead musicians with more than one billion in record sales. Elvis has sold over 2.5 billion records worldwide, [...]

January 13, 1969

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Today in 1969, Elvis Presley began a ten-day recording session at American Sound Studios in Memphis. The sessions produced Presley’s last U.S. No. 1 record, Suspicious [...]

May 1, 1967

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Today in 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Ann Beaulieu in Milton Prell’s suite at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two met at a party in Germany in [...]

April 20, 1960

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Today in 1960, Elvis Presley returned to Hollywood following his Army duty. He began work on his next film, G.I. [...]

March 19, 1957

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Today in 1957, Elvis Presley bought Graceland. The 23-room manor sprawls across 13.8 acres at 3764 South Bellevue Blvd in Memphis. Presley paid $100,000 to the home’s [...]

December 26, 1957

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Today in 1957, Elvis Presley got a temporary draft deferment so that he could finish filming the movie, King Creole. Earlier that year, the Memphis draft board announced that [...]

December 3, 1968

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Today in 1968, Elvis Presley’s now-famous comeback TV special was aired on NBC. The special was recorded before a live audience in June, marking Presley’s first [...]

July 5, 1954

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On this day in 1954, a young 18-year-old Elvis Presley was goofing off in the Sun Studios during a session of unsuccessful takes with his back-up band. While messing about, [...]

July 1, 1956

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On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley performed on NBC’s┬áSteve Allen Show,┬ásinging ‘Hound Dog’ to an actual basset hound sitting on top of a stool in a prop [...]
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