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03/10/1945 Elvis Presley makes his first ever-public appearance

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RARE PHOTO OF ELVIS AGED 10 WEARING GLASSES

The contest, held at the Mississippi–Alabama Fair and Dairy Show, was his first public performance. The ten-year-old Presley was dressed as a cowboy; he stood on a chair to reach the microphone and sang "Old Shep". He recalled placing fifth.
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