Timeline of Elvis Presley

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This is when Elvis Presley was born.

1935

His exact birth date is January 8, 1935

Elvis Presley traveled to Memphis, Tennessee.

1948

Elvis was only 13!

Elvis began ushering at Loew's State Theater.

1950

Elvis's first recordings.

1953

Elvis's singing career took off.

1954

Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released in January.

1956

In November, Elvis made his film debut in "Love Me Tender."

november 1956

Presley made his third and final Ed Sullivan Show appearance.

1957

Elvis relaunched his recording career two years later.

1960

Presley performed two shows for a benefit event in Memphis.

1961

Presley's only child, Lisa Marie, was born on February 1, 1968.

1968

Elvis Presley died in 1977 at the age of 42.

1977