Elvis Presley: Mysterious death facts about the King

Elvis Presley is considered one of the most successful cultural icons of the 20th century.

He was a highly successful American singer

and actor and was known for popularizing rock 'n' roll music in America.

He was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, the U.S. and was

interested in music since he was a teenager. Before rising to fame, he lived a simple life with his family.

Only after the family moved to Memphis, that he started his music career.

After he graduated from High School in the year 1953, he began recording music.

Elvis was greatly influenced by pop and country music and acknowledged many African-American singers like Arthur Crudup.

His musical influences were the gospel songs he attended at the Church