The "King" would have turned 80 years old today!!! That's right 80!

Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi January 8, 1935

Here's a bunch of Elvis "fun-facts" for you....(you'll be a hit at parties)

  • He recorded more than 600 songs but didn't write any of them
  • Elvis never performed outside of North America.
  • There are more than 250,000 Elvis impersonators today.
  • He bought Graceland when he was 22.
  • He recorded 15 songs with the word blue in the title.
  • He had a pet turkey named Bowtie & a pet chimp named Scatter.
  • His black hair was actually dyed. His natural color was brown
  • Elvis starred in 31 feature films and two concert documentaries.
  • He was a big fan of peanut butter and banana sandwiches
  • He was distantly related to former U.S. Presidents Abraham Lincoln & Jimmy Carter
  • In 1947, a local radio show offered a young Elvis (age 12) a chance to sing live on air, but he was too shy to go on.

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