Cliff Richard vs Elvis Presley

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Singer
The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
$110 Million
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Lucknow
Residence
Tupelo
British
Country
United States
14/10/1940
BirthDay
08/01/1935
Died On
August 16, 1977
1.79 m
Height
St. Thomas' Church School, Howrah, Cheshunt School
Education
Humes High School (1953)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2012

He was one of the performers in the Diamond Jubilee concert held near Buckingham Palace on June 4, 2012

2011

He teamed with some of America’s most popular R&B and soul singers to record the album ‘Soulicious’ in 2011, which was released in October that year

2009

In September 2009, Richard and ‘The Shadows’ released their studio album ‘Reunited’, which was their first album together in forty years

2008

In his 50th year in music industry in 2008, he released ‘And They Said It Wouldn't Last (My 50 Years in Music)’, an eight-CD box set

2007

The Album’, a compilation of his old and new songs, was released on the 12th of November 2007

2004

On 14 June 2004, he performed with ‘The Shadows’ at London Palladium, a famous theatre

2001

He released his studio album ‘Wanted’ in 2001, and soon came up with another successful album, ‘Cliff at Christmas’

1996

In 1996, he entertained the crowd at Centre Court on a rainy day during the Wimbledon Championship

1986

He recorded the duet ‘All I Ask of You’ with Sarah Brightman in 1986 for the famous musical ‘The Phantom of the Opera’

1981

‘Wired for Sound’ released in 1981 was also a significant hit, occupying almost 25 weeks at the UK album charts and selling more than a million copies worldwide

1980

He remained one of the top most singers throughout the 1980s, with most of his songs peaking at no

1979

Another of his chartbuster was ‘We Don't Talk Anymore’ in 1979 which sold 5,000,000 copies worldwide

1976

However, in 1976, his album ‘I'm Nearly Famous’ became an international hit and reinstated his career which had slowed down due to the arrival of the ‘Beatles’

1973

He also made his last film appearance in 1973 movie ‘Take Me High’

1968

The band ‘The Shadows’ fell apart in 1968, but Richard, kept giving hit singles

1967

It was followed by another hit number ‘The Day I Met Marie’ in 1967, which also appeared in UK music charts

1965

In 1965, he released his single ‘On My Word’ which was again a massive hit and peaked at the UK charts

1961

He starred in the 1961 movie ‘The Young Ones’ which was a huge success, the title song of the movie garnered immense popularity and sold more than a million copies

1959

In 1959, he made his film debut with ‘Serious Charge’

1958

Between late 1958 and early 1959 he came up with ‘High Class Baby’ and ‘Livin' Lovin' Doll’

1957

In 1957, he formed his own band Quintones vocal group, prior to joining the Dick Teague Skiffle Group

1949

They settled in Carshalton, Surrey, till his father found a job in ‘Thorn Electrical Industries’ in 1949 and took his family to Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

1948

After the Independence of India, the family moved to Tilbury, Essex, England, in 1948

1945

Thomas' Church School, Howrah for his elementary education, after his family moved to Calcutta in 1945

1977

On the morning of August 16, 1977, Elvis was found on the floor of his bathroom at Graceland

1970

He met the then president Richard Nixon, on December 21, 1970

1968

On December 3, 1968, he returned to the stage in the acclaimed televised comeback special Elvis

1967

On May 1, 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulie at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas

1960

On March 2,1960, he was discharged from the army with the rank of sergeant and he returned to the United States

1957

On December 20,1957, Presley received a draft notice

1956

In March 1956, he appeared for an audition for the movie ‘Love me Tender’ with the Paramount Movie Studios

1955

The deal was struck on November 21, 1955 and Elvis’s Sun contract was sold for a price of $40,000

1954

Backed with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley played publicly at the Bon Air Club on 17th July,1954

1953

In June 1953, when he graduated from high school, Presley had already chosen music as his career

1945

His first public performance was on October 3, 1945 at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show where he sang ‘Old Shep’

1940

Younger brother of Mississippi Slim (a singer who had a radio show on Tupelo's WELO during the later 1940s) was a classmate of Presley and often took him to the station

1935

Elvis Presley was born in the family of Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love, on January 8, 1935, at Tupelo, Mississippi