Some Of These Little Known Details About Elvis Will Make You See The King Of Rock In A Whole New Light
He was burned in effigy
In 1956, when Elvis made his debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, there were over 60 million viewers. However, several people were concerned that his daring, sexy performance would negatively influence teens. Still, he returned for a second appearance within the same year and, though ratings had skyrocketed, many people were so outraged that they burned and hanged the singer in effigy.