On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

OTD July 7 - Elvis Presley
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Sun Records

1954: Elvis Presley makes his radio debut when WHBQ in Memphis, Tennessee, plays his first recording for Sun Records, "That's All Right." The response from listeners was so overwhelming that DJ Dewey Phillips played the song repeatedly for the last two hours of his show before interviewing Presley live on the air.

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