Elvis Presley

Learn about the king of rock and roll

Fun Facts

When Elvis was in the military he was ranked Sargeant. (Wikipedia)

There were a lot of people who tried to make myths about him but no myth was big enough to contain him. (Woog)

When Elvis died he was holding a book called the scientific search for the face of Jesus. (Taylor)

When he got his military hair cut he lost is side burns. (This Day in History)

And also he created rock and roll. (Wikipedia)


Works Cited

"Elvis Presley Biography." Graceland.com. N.p., n.d. Web.

"Elvis Presley." Wikipedia. Wikipedia, n.d. Web.

Taylor, Beverly. "Elvis Last Song." N.p., n.d. Web.

This Day in History. N.p., n.d. Web.

Woog, Adam. The Importance of Elvis Presley. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.


Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. The date he was drafted was December 30, 1969. The songs he sang were Country, Blues, Gospel, and Rhythm put together and that made Rock and Roll. That is why he was known as the King of Rock and Roll. The date he died was August 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee at age 42. The last song he sang was Unchained Melody. Elvis was popular even after his death and is still popular now.