1. Elvis Presley is considered the best-selling individual artist of all time, with over 500 million records sold.
  2. Elvis Presley didn't write any of his songs.
  3. Elvis Presley
    failed
    a music class
    in High School.
  4. Elvis Presley was just 22 years old when he paid US$102,500 for Graceland, the Memphis mansion that served as his home base for two decades.
  5. Elvis Presley was naturally blonde. He dyed his hair black.
  6. Elvis Presley hated John Lennon and wanted to beat him up for his anti-war stance.
  7. All three Grammys Elvis Presley won, were for his gospel songs.
  8. In 2012, Elvis Presley's underwear was auctioned off but no one bought it.
  9. Elvis Presley never performed outside of North America.
  10. Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
  11. Elvis Presley bought Franklin Roosevelt's presidential yacht, the Potomac, for US$55,000.
  12. Oprah Winfrey and Elvis Presley are distant cousins.
  13. Elvis Presley once asked his limo driver, "Do you own this limo or do you work for the company?" He responded, "I work for the company." Elvis said, "Well, you own it now." The limo driver's tip was the limo.
  14. A young Elvis Presley was once told: "Stick to driving a truck, because you'll never make it as a singer."
  15. Elvis Presley was a karate black belt.
  16. Only one home in the U.S. receives more visitors per year than Elvis Presley's home, Graceland: the White House.
  17. Freddie Mercury wrote "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" in 10 minutes as a tribute to Elvis Presley.
  18. Elvis Presley's manager Colonel Tom Parker used to sell both 'I love Elvis' and 'I hate Elvis' badges at his concerts.
  19. In 1977, 3 men attempted to steal Elvis Presley's remains for ransom. That's why his body was moved to Graceland where they are monitored by security.
  20. Bob Dylan didn't speak to anyone for a week after Elvis Presley died.
  21. Elvis Presley had never received formal music training or learned to read music. He played by ear.
  22. Elvis Presley's last words were, “I'm going to the bathroom to read."
  23. Elvis Presley was occasionally bullied by classmates who viewed him as a 'mama's boy'.
  24. Elvis Presley was 24 years old when he started seeing 14-year-old Priscilla.
  25. Elvis Presley once lived next to an Orthodox rabbi and his wife. On the Saturday sabbath, he ran errands and turned electronics on and off for them.
  26. The "17059 Elvis" is a minor planet discovered in 1999 and named after the singer.
  27. The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies.
  28. After his very first performance, Elvis Presley's manager Jimmy Denny said, "You ain't goin' nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin' a truck."
  29. Elvis Presley wore a cross, a star of David and the Hebrew letter chai because he didn't want to "miss out on heaven due to a technicality."
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