As a child, Elvis' family was very poor, often relying on government assistance. A deadly tornado tore through Tupelo, Miss., when Elvis was a baby, killing more than 200 people. Presidents Jimmy Carter (distant cousin) and Abraham Lincoln (Elvis is a direct descendant of Abraham Lincoln's second great grandfather Isaiah Harrison). The results have revealed that it’s been another major year for UK talent.In total, 186 songs featuring British artists have appeared in the countdown – just three fewer than last year – while in the top 10, it’s seven out of the ten songs.With Elvis off making films in Hollywood and Priscilla back at Graceland, Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis’s manager, decided the pair should marry.Christmas 1966, Elvis proposed and they were hitched in Vegas the following May 1967.
It was as if Priscilla’s virginity was another thing that Elvis strangely and sorely needed to maintain’A 14-year old Priscilla Beaulieu, whose father was an officer in the U. Air Force and stationed nearby in Weisbaden, was hanging around the Eagle Club, the local military canteen, when she was spotted by Currie Grant, an airman first class in the Air Force and the club’s assistant manager. There was the beautiful 19-year old German, Elisabeth Stefaniak, who was his private secretary - and an assurance that he would not have to sleep alone since she also lived in the house.
from the number one spot for the first time in three years.
Lennon’s track now sits at number 16 in Smooth’s All Time Top 500.
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