Elvis Presley vs Buddy Holly

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The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Tupelo
Residence
Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
United States
Country
United States
08/01/1935
BirthDay
07/09/1936
August 16, 1977
Died On
February 3, 1959
Humes High School (1953)
Education
Hutchinson Junior High School, Lubbock High School
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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

1978

His life and his experiences spawned a Hollywood film titled ‘The Buddy Holly Story’, which released in 1978

1959

Due to legal and monetary problems caused because to the band’s disintegration, he unwillingly decided to tour through the Midwest in 1959 with ‘The Winter Dance Party’

1958

Buddy Holly’, the self-titled album released in 1958 became extremely popular, because it was recorded one year before Holly’s fatal plane crash

1957

‘The ‘Chirping’ Crickets’ release in 1957 was the debut album by the band, ‘The Crickets’, led by Buddy Holly

1952

He teamed up with his friend Bob Montgomery in 1952 at the Hutchison Junior High School, where they studied and teamed up as the musical duo, ‘Buddy and Bob’