Elvis Presley: A Timeline of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's Milestones

Here's a look back at the hit-making, hip-shaking events of his legendary life and career.
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On January 8, 1935, a future "king" was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. We mapped out a timeline of events that shaped the King of Rock 'n' Roll's life from his humble beginnings and his early hit-making days to the rise and tragic demise as one of pop culture's most influential artists.

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From the Biography archives: this article was originally published on January 8, 2015.