September 9, 1956 in History
Event:
Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on Ed Sullivan's Show




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Ed
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Related Year:
1956

Related Events:
September 9





Elvis Presley History:
January 8, 1993 - Elvis Presley Commemorative Postage Stamp goes on sale
January 23, 1986 - 1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis and Elvis Presley)
August 16, 1977 - Elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment and drugs at Graceland at 42
June 26, 1977 - Elvis Presley sings in Indianapolis, last performance of his career
October 9, 1973 - Elvis and Priscilla Presley divorce after 6 years
June 10, 1972 - Elvis Presley records a live album at New York's Madison Square Garden
January 17, 1972 - Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd
February 16, 1968 - Elvis Presley receives gold record for "How Great Thou Art"
May 1, 1967 - Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu wed
August 27, 1965 - Beatles spend an evening with Elvis Presley
December 11, 1961 - Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 20 weeks
March 25, 1961 - Elvis Presley performs live on the USS Arizona
January 26, 1961 - "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1
May 12, 1960 - Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special
March 5, 1960 - Elvis Presley ends 2-year hitch in U.S. Army
January 14, 1960 - U.S. Army promoted Elvis Presley to Sergeant
May 11, 1959 - Elvis Presley's 1st entry on U.K. charts with "Heartbreak Hotel"
March 24, 1958 - Elvis Presley joins the army (serial number 53310761)
December 20, 1957 - Elvis Presley given draft notice to join U.S. Army for National Service
October 21, 1957 - Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens
January 6, 1957 - Elvis Presley makes his 7th and final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
November 15, 1956 - Elvis Presley's 1st film "Love Me Tender," premieres in New York City
October 16, 1956 - "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres
September 28, 1956 - RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records
August 22, 1956 - Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)
August 18, 1956 - Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1
August 11, 1956 - Elvis Presley releases "Don't Be Cruel"
August 4, 1956 - Elvis Presley releases "Hound Dog"
July 2, 1956 - Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel"
July 1, 1956 - Elvis Presley wearing a tuxedo appears on Steve Allen Show
April 25, 1956 - Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
April 21, 1956 - Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1
February 27, 1956 - Elvis Presley's releases "Heartbreak Hotel"
February 22, 1956 - Elvis Presley's 1st hit in Billboard's top 10: "Heartbreak Hotel"
February 10, 1956 - Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel" for RCA
January 30, 1956 - Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"
January 28, 1956 - Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)
January 8, 1956 - Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog," single goes to #1 and stays #1 for a record 11 weeks (for a single)
January 5, 1956 - Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel"
January 1, 1956 - Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA in Nashville
November 22, 1955 - RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records and Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
March 3, 1955 - Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show
July 30, 1954 - Elvis Presley joins Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71
July 6, 1954 - Elvis Presley records his 1st hit, "That's All Right"
April 5, 1954 - Elvis Presley records his debut single, "That's All Right"
January 8, 1954 - Elvis Presley pays $4 to a Memphis studio and records his 1st two songs, "Casual Love" and "I'll Never Stand in Your Way"
January 4, 1954 - Elvis Presley records a 10 minute demo in Nashville
June 14, 1953 - Elvis Presley graduates from LC Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee
October 3, 1945 - Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10
January 8, 1935 - Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, singer, Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog


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