Elvis Presley

2015 49¢ Music Icons: Elvis Presley
December 3, 1968

Elvis’s ’68 Comeback Special

Elvis’s famed ’68 Comeback Special aired on NBC on December 3, 1968.  The show was a huge success, establishing that Elvis was again on top of the music world. 

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 U.S. #2721 was issued on this day in 1993.
January 8, 1993

America’s Most Popular Stamp

After a yearlong campaign, the USPS held a special midnight first-day ceremony on January 8, 1993, for the long-awaited Elvis Presley stamp.

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2013 46¢ Johnny Cash stamp
December 4, 1956

The Million Dollar Quartet’s Only Session

Music history was made on December 4, 1956, when Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash met coincidentally at Sun Studios.

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 U.S. #3187a – From the Celebrate the Century series.
October 28, 1956

Elvis’ Polio Vaccine Raises Immunization Levels 

On October 28, 1956, Elvis Presley received a widely publicized polio vaccine that helped to promote the widespread immunization of teenagers around the country.

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