When was Elvis Born? When did Elvis die? How many movies did he star in? How many records has he sold? We get a lot of questions about Elvis’ life and legacy – here are some of the most common questions we get, along with official answers from Elvis Presley Enterprises.
When was Elvis born?
January 8, 1935
When did Elvis die?
Elvis Presley passed away due to heart failure August 16, 1977, at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 42 years old.
Where was Elvis born?
What year did Elvis graduate from Humes High School?
When did Elvis get his first guitar?
He received one purchased from Tupelo Hardware Company on January 8, 1946 - his 11th birthday.
When did the Presley family move to Memphis?
November of 1948
Before becoming famous Elvis drove a delivery truck for what Memphis company?
When did Elvis record his first record at Sun Studio?
He recorded "That's All Right" on July 5, 1954.
Where was Elvis' first billed performance?
He performed at Overton Park Shell on July 30, 1954
On what Saturday radio show did Elvis regularly perform?
Louisiana Hayride from Shreveport, Louisiana
For what product did Elvis make his only commercial?
Southern Made Doughnuts radio jingle while on the Louisiana Hayride
What was Elvis' first gold record?
On what show was Elvis' first national TV appearance?
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey Stage Show on January 28, 1956
What year is the pink Cadillac in the Elvis Presley Car Museum?
Where was the first house Elvis purchased?
1034 Audubon Drive, Memphis, Tennessee
When did Elvis purchase Graceland?
March of 1957 for $102,500
Who did Elvis buy Graceland from?
Mrs. Ruth Brown Moore, former wife of Dr. Thomas Moore
How many movies did Elvis make?
31 feature films and 2 concert documentaries
What was Elvis' first movie?
"Love Me Tender"
Name the only three cities outside of the U.S., where Elvis performed.
Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto, Canada.
Who did Elvis marry?
Elvis Presley's wife was Priscilla (Beaulieu) Presley.
At what hotel in Las Vegas were Elvis and Priscilla married?
Aladdin Hotel on May 1, 1967
When was Elvis Presley's daughter born?
Lisa Marie Presley was born on February 1, 1968 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee
What does TCB and the lightning bolt stand for?
Taking care of business quickly or in a flash
How many Grammy Awards did Elvis receive in his lifetime?
Three Grammys - all for his Gospel music.
How many records is it estimated that Elvis has sold worldwide?
Over one billion units sold
Where was his last concert?
Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, IN on June 26, 1977