Elvis Presley Wins Five Dollars On This Day In History
Date: October 03, 1945
A 10 year old Elvis Presley enters a singing contest held at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show.
Standing on a chair in order to reach the microphone, and dressed as a cowboy, Presley makes his first public appearance and performs a rendition of Red Foley’s, “Old Shep”.
The young Elvis places 2nd, and wins a prize of five dollars.