Meet the King of Rock n' Roll
Best known as the King of Rock n' Roll, Elvis Presley was a massively successful singer and actor. His career, which began in 1953, spanned over two decades. Over those two decades and in the years that followed, Presley would go on to become one of the most celebrated musicians of his time.
- 1935: Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi.
- 1953: Presley cuts his first recording, My Happiness, at Sun Records.
- 1955: Elvis signs with RCA.
- 1956: Elvis makes his first national TV appearance on The Milton Berle Show where he perfoms his song Hound Dog.
- 1968: Presley's only child, Lisa Marie Presley, is born.
- 1977: Presley dies at Graceland.