Today in Elvis Presley History Wednesday, October 28, 2015

1956 – Elvis Presley’s song “Love Me Tender” became the #1 Billboard Pop Hit. He became the first artist to follow himself into the #1 position. The song “Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog” had been the #1 song for 11 weeks.

1956 – Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for the second time. He performed “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Love Me Tender,” “Hound Dog” and “Love Me.” Sullivan presented Presley with a gold disc for “Love Me Tender.”

1960 – Elvis Presley’s single “It’s Now Or Never” was released in Britain.

1968 – Filming began on the Elvis Presley movie “The Trouble With Girls (And How To Get Into It).”

1972 – Elvis Presley’s single “Burning Love” hit #2 in the U.S.