BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

35th year  -  N° 217                 Tuesday, 4 August 2020         Antwerpen		
Are We Not Men?
Singer and actor
Elvis Aaron Presley
aka The King of Rock and Roll


  • 8 January 1935 (+) is born in Tupelo, United States.

  • 5 July 1954 (x) records his first commercial single 'That's All Right' in Memphis, United States.

  • 5 June 1956 (x) scandalizes the audience with suggestive hip movements for the first time during his performance of 'Hound Dog' on the Milton Berle Show on NBC television in Los Angeles, United States.

  • 16 August 1977 (-) dies of cardiac arrhythmia due to polypharmacy in Memphis, United States.

  • 18 August 1977 (-) 19-year-old Marie Alice Hovarter and 19-year-old Juanita Joanne Johnson are killed when a car plows into a group of several hundred Presley fans that were holding a vigil outside the gates of Graceland in Memphis, United States.


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