Elvis presley

Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts
made by jc

Elvis was born January 8 1983

B.) childhood of Elvis Presley

1.)Elvis had a twin brother but he died at birth.

2.)He was a baby during The Great Depression.

3.)His dad was in prison when he was 3

4.) He loved music along with his mother

5.) moved allot and lived in public housing or low rent homes in poor neighborhood from north Memphis

C.)  friends and family that where important to Elvis's life

1.) Gladys Presley (his mom)

2.)Arthur crudup (rhythm, and blues artist)

3.)Priscilla Presley (his wife)

4.) Lisa Presley (his daughter)

5.) Sam Philips (owner of sun records)

D.) ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1.) Earned the tittle of "king of rock and roll"

2.) He was on 3 TV specials on network television

3,) Elvis received 14 Grammy

4.) 1992 the us postal service announced Elvis image would be used as a commemorative postage stamp

5.) Elvis had no less than 149 songs to appear on billboard's hot 100 pop chart in America

E.) significant of the person

1.) made popular jazz in 1900's

2.) He was very helpful to the poor people, he understood people were still recovering from The Great Depression

3.) allowed young whites to be exposed to black music

4.) made a large fuss on politicians, critics, parents of teenagers, by making so called sexual gestures, and so called perverted content.

5.) Inspired many people in the 1900's

F.) unique facts

1.) Elvis had a chimpanzee that had developed a taste for scotch and Bourbon

2.) At age 36 he became eh youngest  recipient for the Grammy award

3.) Elvis was famous for his black hair, but eh dyed it, his real hair color was brown

4.) Elvis was 6 feet tall and wore size 11 shoes

5.) At age 11 Elvis wanted a rifle, but his mother convinced him that a guitar was better

6.) At age 18 Elvis paid 4 dollars, to make his first record, as a gift for his mother

Significant Events in History that Affected Elvis's Life

1.)The Great Depression

2.) world war 1 effected the economy and social life

3.)he was a important part of history, (that effected him)

4.) He fought in world war 1

5.)johnny cash (johnny help him, and they toured together)

Elvis's Childhood

1.)Elvis had a twin brother but he died at birth.

2.)He was a baby during The Great Depression.

3.)His dad was in prison when he was 3

4.) He loved music along with his mother

5.) moved allot and lived in public housing or low rent homes in poor neighborhood from north Memphis

friends and family that where important to Elvis's life

1.) Gladys Presley (his mom)

2.)Arthur crudup (rhythm, and blues artist)

3.)Priscilla Presley (his wife)

4.) Lisa Presley (his daughter)

5.) Sam Philips (owner of sun records)

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

1.) Earned the tittle of "king of rock and roll"

2.) He was on 3 TV specials on network television

3,) Elvis received 14 Grammy

4.) 1992 the us postal service announced Elvis image would be used as a commemorative postage stamp

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