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Elvis Presley: Odds and Ends

What do you know about Elvis Presley: Odds and Ends? 
Enjoy this FANatical About Music Trivia Quiz
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1) NBC TV aired a special.  The show featured lavishly staged productions, but also saw him clad in black leather, performing live in an uninhibited style reminiscent of his rock and roll days. 
When
was the show aired?

  1. December 3, 1968

  2. December 23, 1969

  3. November 24, 1967

2) A country vocal group accompanied Presley on The Steve Allen Show and their first recording session together produced "Any Way You Want Me", "Don't Be Cruel" and "Hound Dog".  They would work with Elvis through the 1960s. 
What was the name of the group?

  1. The Kingsmen

  2. The Crowns

  3. The Jordanaires

3) Priscilla Presley (Beaulieu) had stayed with Presley during the 1960s (they had first met in Germany, when she was only fourteen).  They married in Las Vegas.  A daughter, Lisa Marie, was born nine months later.  Priscilla Presley and biographer Suzanne Finstad also claim that the singer was not overly active sexually. 
When did Elvis and Priscilla get married?

  1. May 1, 1966

  2. May 1, 1967

  3. May 1, 1968

4) Elvis's image appeared on a United States postage stamp.  In a 2006 survey for the USPS, the Elvis stamp was the most popular.
What year did the stamp first appear?

  1. 1992

  2. 1993

  3. 1994

5) In 1971, Presley was named "One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation". 
Who was the organization that gave him the award?

  1. The U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce (The Jaycees)

  2. The American Legion

  3. Red Cross

6) On June 26, 1977, Elvis's held his final performance at the Market Square Arena. 
Where was the arena?

  1. Memphis, Tenn.

  2. Las Vegas, Nev.

  3. Indianapolis, Ind.

7) Elvis died on August 16, 1977 at his Graceland home. 
Where was he first buried?

  1. Forest Hill Cemetery, Memphis, next to his mother

  2. Graceland's Meditation Gardens, next to his mother

  3. Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles, next to his mother

8) Presley's first sweetheart was a fifteen-year-old, whom the singer dated steadily since graduating from Humes High School and during his Sun Records time. 
Who was the girl?

  1. June Juanico

  2. Dixie Locke

  3. Ann Wang

9) Who was NOT one of the stars of Blue Hawaii?

  1. Terry O. Moore

  2. Joan Blackman

  3. Angela Lansbury

10) What single was the first to top all three Billboard charts: pop, rhythm & blues, and country & western?

  1. "Jailhouse Rock"

  2. "Don't Be Cruel"/"Hound Dog"

  3. "Love Me Tender"


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