Elvis Aaron Presley, "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply "the King" was an American singer and actor. Presley is still considered to be one of the greatest and most influencal cultural icons of the 20th century.

Elvis Presley was born on the 8th of January, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. His parents Gladys Love and Vernon Elvis Presley lived in a small house built by Vernon's father in preparation for the child's birth. Gladys was pregnant with twins, but the first one, Jesse Garon Presley, was stillborn. He was delivered 35 minuted before Elvis.

So, being the only child, Elvis was close to his parents, especially to his mother. Attending an Assembly of God church with his parents, Elvis found there his first musical inspiration.

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