Thursday 18th October 1956
Elvis Presley (21) pulled into a Memphis gas station where he started to attract a small crowd of autograph seekers. After repeatedly asking Elvis to move on so he could resume normal business, station manager Ed Hopper slapped Presley on the head and found himself on the receiving end of a punch in the face from Elvis. Station employee Aubrey Brown tried to help his boss, but was no match for Presley. The were police called; Hopper and Brown were charged with assault and fined $25 and $15 respectively.