As Graceland and the city of Memphis gear up for 60 Years of Rock 'n' Roll, History.com is looking back at the fascinating life of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. In an article titled "7 Fascinating Facts About Elvis Presley," fans can learn more about the king's personal life and career.
"Sixty years ago this week, on July 5, 1954, music history was made when an unknown, 19-year-old named Elvis Presley recorded 'That’s All Right,' the first commercial single of his career and the song that set him on a path to super stardom."
From Elvis' humble beginnings to his rise to fame, explore seven interesting facts about the would-be King of Rock 'n' Roll. With a weekend packed with Elvis-themed events, what better time to take in some true Elvis knowledge and reflect on the man who changed pop culture forever.
Elvis fans can see the complete "7 Fascinating Facts About Elvis Presley" by visiting History.com. Read more about Elvis' life and legacy in our biography section.