Category Archives: The Year Was 1955

Fort Worth newspaper ads and articles from 1955

Writhing Star: Young Elvis Rocks Cowtown

In a two-room shotgun house in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935 Gladys Smith Presley gave birth to a five-pound bouncing baby superstar. By age six Elvis was singing at family gatherings. Four years later at a fair in Tupelo … Continue reading

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