... that Elvis Presley has an official website. You can plan a visit to Graceland, send an eCard or download a screensaver, shop the official Elvis store and learn all the latest news.
... Elvis has left the building and is now on Facebook. There are videos, a store, a message board and you can sign yourself up as one of his "fans".
…that Elvis Presley's parents (Gladys and Vernon) made their one and only appearance onscreen in their son's second film Flaming Star. They can be seen in the audience in the Grand Theater. After Elvis Presley's mother died, Elvis could no longer watch the movie because it made him to sad.
… that when Elvis Presley was inducted into the Army in 1958, his fans went wild with grief. The commotion surrounding this time in Elvis Presley's life is satirized in the 1963 Dick Van Dyke/Ann-Margret musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie.
… that Elvis Presley is the best-selling musical artist ever, having sold over 1.3 billion albums worldwide. This is more than any other musical artist or group including The Beatles. Click here to browse The Music of Elvis Presley.
… that Barbra Streisand desperately wanted Elvis Presley to play the part of John Norman Howard in her 1976 re-make of A Star is Born but Elvis Presley's manager, the infamous Col. Parker, would not allow it. He didn't want Elvis to have second billing to Barbra Streisand.
... that the U.S. Postal service put Elvis Presley on a stamp in 1993. It became THE most popular commemorative stamp ever created. There have been over 124 million stamps purchased by collectors over the last 15+ years.
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Elvis Presley's star:
Walk of Fame Star (Recording)
6777 Hollywood Blvd.
Former Home of Elvis Presley
144 Monovale (Carolwood) Drive
Beverly Hills CA SEE MAP
"I gave a letter to the postman, - he put it his sack. - But in early next morning, - he brought my letter back. - She wrote upon it: - Return to sender, address unknown. - No such number, no such zone. - We had a quarrel, a lover's spat - I write I'm sorry but my letter keeps coming back."
What was Elvis Presley's last on-screen appearance in which he played a character other than himself?