Jerry Lewis vs Elvis Presley

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Elvis Presley’s profile picture
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
The King of Rock and Roll, Singer Actor
$50 Million
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Singers
Newark
Residence
Tupelo
United States
Country
United States
16/03/1926
BirthDay
08/01/1935
August 20, 2017
Died On
August 16, 1977
1.83 m
Height
Education
Humes High School (1953)
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1994

He made his Broadway debut as a replacement cast member in the revival of the baseball musical, ‘Damn Yankees’ in 1994

1983

His second marriage was to a much younger woman, SanDee Pitnick, a Las Vegas dancer, in 1983

1963

Over the next three decades he directed and acted in several films like ‘The Nutty Professor’ (1963), ‘The Big Mouth’ (1967), ‘One More Time’ (1970), and ‘Cracking Up’ (1983)

1960

He turned director with the 1960 film ‘The Bellboy’ which he also wrote and starred in

1957

Lewis appeared in his first film without Martin in 1957

1956

‘Hollywood or Bust’ (1956) was their last movie together

1950

The pair was the hottest act in America during the 1950s and used to perform in nightclubs before venturing into radio, television and films

1949

He booked them to a film contract and Lewis and Martin made their big screen debut with ‘My Friend Irma’ in 1949

1948

The duo made many appearances on early live television in 1948, making their debut on Ed Sullivan’s ‘Toast of the Town’

1946

This meeting proved to be fortuitous and the two went on to form the comedic pair Martin and Lewis in 1946

1945

While performing at nightclubs in 1945, he met a singer Dean Martin

1940

By the late 1940s the pair had a prominent national presence

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