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Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8th, 1935.
As a child he went to church and was exposed to gospel music.
He won a talent contest when he was ten, graduated high school in 1953 and became a truck driver.
Elvis Presley began his career when he was 19 years old.
He made his first commercial record, "That's All Right, Mama," in 1954.
Elvis made many other recordings including the classic hits, "Heartbreak Hotel," "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender," and "All Shook Up".
Elvis is best known for his music, although he did star in 33 minor movies such as Viva Las Vegas (1963) and Paradise Hawaiian Style (1966).
Elvis died on August 16, 1977. Elvis is buried in Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.
Elvis Presley, often called the "King of Rock and Roll", is one of the greatest figures in rock and roll history to have ever lived.
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