Lily's Timeline

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Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi

1935

Gladys bought her son, Elvis, his first guitar

1946

The Presley's moved to Memphis

1948

Elvis records his first song, "My Happiness"at Sun Studios

1953

Love Me Tender, Elvis's fist movie, is released

1956

Elvis buys Graceland, a mansion for his family

1957

Elvis is drafted into the U.S. Army

1957

Elvis's mother, Gladys Presley, died

1958

Elvis makes a comeback on a television special hosted by Frank Sinatra

1960

Elvis and Priscilla got married

1967

Elvis stars in the television special that marks another comeback

1968

Lisa Marie, Elvis's and Priscilla's daughter is born

1968

Elvis returns to the concert stage in Las Vegas

1969

President Richard Nixon meets Elvis at the White House

1970

Elvis and Priscilla get divorced

1973

On June 16, Elvis plays what will be his last concert

1977

Elvis dies on August 16, on a toilet, at the age of 42

1977