History has given us many a famous persons, but none have been as famous as the Rock-and-Roll legend and a favorite of the crowds as Elvis Presley. This one person, was a brand name in himself, with girls of all ages swooning over him, and men imitating his styles every time possible.
Elvis Presley started his music career in the 1954 and received his Grammy Life Time Achievement Award in 1970 while another Life Time Achievement Award in 1971 from The National Academy of recording Arts And Sciences.
In only six years, he managed to reach the top of the Billboard charts and stayed there for an almost 18 month run, with his soundtrack for the movie Blue Hawaii in 1961.
But there are facts about this singing sensation that many fans have no inkling about. For example, Elvis was also an exponent of Karate and received his first degree black belt in the year 1960 and that he was discharged from active duty from the US Army in the same year.