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15/09/1956 Elvis Presley starts a five-week run at #1 on the US charts

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Elvis Presley Don't be Cruel 1970 HQ

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Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel ('68 Comeback Special 50th Anniversary HD Remaster)

"Don't Be Cruel" is a song recorded by Elvis Presley and written by Otis Blackwell in 1956. The single was released in 1956 backed with "Hound Dog". Within a few weeks "Hound Dog" had risen to #2 on the Pop charts with sales of over one million. Soon after it was overtaken by "Don't Be Cruel" which took #1 on all three main charts.
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