Elvis Presley

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Elvis's Birth

January 8, 1935

Got first guitar at age 11

1946

Moved to Memphis, Tennesse

1948

Elvis records "My Happiness" and " That's When Your Heartaches Begin"

1953

Graduated at Humes High School

1953

Elvis's guitar player and bass player record " That's All Right"

1954

Elvis's first concert

1954

DJ Dewey Phillips plays "That's All Right" on WHBQ radio station

1954

Began singing career

1954

Recording contract sold to RCA Victor

1955

Colonel Parker becomes Elvis'd maneger

1956

First televised singing

1956

RCA ships Elvis's first album "Elvis Presley"

1956

International sensation

1956

Elvis's Death

August 16, 1977