Elvis' Career Highs and Lows: The 1950s

HIGH: Shaking on Sullivan

Despite the fact that Ed Sullivan declared Elvis Presley "unfit for family viewing," the variety show host couldn't resist high TV ratings. He booked Presley for three appearances — the first of which was viewed by more than one-third of the U.S. population. When the show was over, Elvis Presley's place on the rock 'n' roll throne was secured.

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