The King may have left us but his legacy certainly lives on. If you want to learn even more about the legend that is Elvis Presley, you’ve come to the right place. In just a couple of minutes your mind will be full to bursting with interesting facts and trivia about Elvis – what more could you want?
Elvis Presley recorded his first record at 18. It cost him $4 to do and was a gift for his mum.
He first had a record played on the radio by a local station — they would go on to play it another 13 times that day alone.
When Elvis auditioned to join the SongFellows gospel quartet in 1954 they turned him away.
Elvis is rumoured to have called his private parts “Little Elvis.”
Heartbreak Hotel was inspired by reports of a suicide in his local paper.
He was called “Elvis the Pelvis” for his gyrating hips which caused outrage across America after his first TV appearance.
When a judge prevented Elvis from shaking his body at future performances he began wagging his finger in silent protest.
It took 31 takes to record Hound Dog to his liking in the studio.
Elvis played outside America only 3 times during his career – all of which were on a 3-day tour of Canada in 1957.