Rare Facts About Elvis Presley You Probably Didn't Know

Few people have impacted the music industry as dramatically as Elvis Presley. He’s remembered for popularizing rock music and for his zany dance moves, but there’s more about the singer than meets the eye. Read on to find out some of the secrets of the King of Rock n’ Roll.

Humble Beginnings

Elvis was born in a two-bedroom home in Tupelo, Mississippi. His birthday is January 8th, 1935 to parents Gladys and Vernon Presley.


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  • Elvis Presley exchanged his truck for $1 to a man he generously gave a ride to; a truck for a buck.
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