Related Items Most Charted Singles
1. Elvis Presley, 114
2. Elton John, 56
3. The Beatles, 51

Most No. 1 Singles
1. The Beatles, 20
2. Elvis Presley, 18
3. Michael Jackson, 13 (He also had four No. 1 songs with the Jackson Five)

Most Top 10 Singles
1. Elvis Presley, 38
2. The Beatles, 34
3. Madonna, 29

Most Weeks at No. 1
1. Elvis Presley, 80
2. The Beatles, 59


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Do You Know Much About Elvis?

It's been 20 years since Elvis Presley died. As a musician, The King has the record for most charted singles (114), most Top 10 singles (38) and most weeks in the No. 1 position (80). He also appeared in 33 movies. Here are 12 trivia questions. See how much you know about Elvis.

Question 1
What were the names of Elvis's mom and dad?
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Question 2
What one of these actresses did not appear in an Elvis movie: Barbara Stanwyck, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara Eden, Hope Lange, Connie Stevens, Carolyn Jones?
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Question 3
Elvis had a twin brother who died within six hours of birth. What was his name?
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Question 4
Elvis was in 33 films. What was his favorite?
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Question 5
Elvis wasn't a hit with the Grammy committee. How many Grammys did he receive and in what categories?
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Question 6
"Blue Suede Shoes" is a popular Elvis song and was a Top 40 hit, but peaked far from No. 1. How high did it go?
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Question 7
One actress had a starring role in three Elvis films. Name her and the movie titles.
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Question 8
Which one of these actors did not appear in an Elvis movie: Walter Matthau, Gig Young, Burgess Meredith, Buddy Ebsen, Vincent Price?
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Question 9
Arthur O'Connell and Jack Albertson appeared in two Elvis films. What actor who was in a number of popular TV shows appeared in "Speedway" and "Clambake"?
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Question 10
What Elvis song was the first record to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country and Western, Rhythm and Blues, and Pop charts all in one week?
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Question 11
This actress had minor roles in five Elvis movies. Name her and the films.
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Question 12
This actor today demands more than $10 million a film and lives with an Oscar-winning actress. He made his film debut as a child in a 1963 Elvis movie. Name the actor and the film title.
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Answer No. 1: Gladys and Vernon
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Answer No. 2: Connie Stevens. Stanwyck was in "Roustabout"; Moore was in "Change of Habit"; Eden was in "Flaming Star"; Lange was in "Wild in the Country"; Jones was in "King Creole."
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Answer No. 3: Jesse Garon Presley
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Answer No. 4: "King Creole," which was filmed just before he entered the Army in 1958.
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Answer No. 5: Three in the Gospel category.
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Answer No. 6: No. 20 in April 1956
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Answer No. 7: Shelley Fabares in "Girl Happy," "Clambake" and "Spinout."
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Answer No. 8: Buddy Ebsen. Matthau was in "King Creole"; Young was in "Kid Galahad"; Meredith was in "Stay Away, Joe"; Price was in "The Trouble With Girls."
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Answer No. 9: Bill Bixby
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Answer No. 10: "Heartbreak Hotel"
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Answer No. 11: Teri Garr in "Kissin' Cousins," "Fun in Acapulco," "Viva Las Vegas," "Roustabout" and "Clambake."
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Answer No. 12: Kurt Russell was 10 when he kicked Elvis in the shin during "It Happened at the World's Fair."
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