Elvis Presley vs Chuck Berry

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The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
Guitarist
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Musicians
Tupelo
Residence
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
United States
Country
United States
08/01/1935
BirthDay
18/10/1926
August 16, 1977
Died On
March 18, 2017
Humes High School (1953)
Education
Sumner High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
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

2017

Chuck Berry died of heart attack on March 18, 2017, at his home in Wentzville, Missouri, U

1990

In 1990, several women claimed that he had a video camera in the ladies' bathroom

1979

Chuck Berry performed at the White House on June 1, 1979 at the request of the then U

1975

In 1975, came out his album 'Chuck Berry' and in 1979, he came out with his last album 'Rock It'

1970

During the 1970s he performed extensively on the road with his Gibson guitar

1966

Between 1966 and 1969, he released five albums on the 'Mercury' label

1960

On his 60th birthday, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Etta James, Julian Lennon, Robert Cray and Linda Ronstadt organized a celebration concert for him

1959

In December 1959, Barry was arrested under the 'Mann Act'

1957

From 1957 to 1959, he gave several US hits including “School Days”, ‘Rock and Roll Music”, “Sweet Little Sixteen” and ‘Johnny B

1956

His 1956 song “Roll Over Beethoven” reached #29 on the Billboard Top 100 chart

1955

In 1955, he met Muddy Waters—a popular American blues musician —in Chicago, who advised him to contact Leonard Chess of Chess Records

1952

In 1952, Barry joined pianist Johnnie Johnson and drummer Ebby Harding

1950

They had a daughter named Darlin Ingrid Berry, on October 3, 1950

1948

Chuck Berry married Themetta 'Toddy' Suggs on October 28, 1948

1947

In 1947, he supported his family with multiple jobs

1944

In 1944, he was arrested and convicted of armed robbery and stealing a car at gun point in Kansas City