Profession: Country Singer
Biography: American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist.
He is known by the nickname "The Killer" and is often viewed as "rock & roll's first great wild man."
- 1957-12-12 American piano playing singer Jerry Lee Lewis (21) weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown (13) while still married to his 2nd wife Jane Mitcham; legalize marriage in 1958; divorce in 1970
- 2012-03-09 Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi
- 1957-07-28 Jerry Lee Lewis makes his 1st TV appearance (Steve Allen Show)
- 1958-01-10 Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts
- 1963-09-06 Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
- 1976-09-29 Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest
- 1986-01-23 Inaugural class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Chuck Berry; James Brown; Ray Charles; Sam Cooke; Fats Domino; The Everly Brothers; Buddy Holly;. Jerry Lee Lewis; Elvis Presley; Little Richard; Robert Johnson; Jimmie Rodgers; Jimmy Yancey; Alan Freed; John Hammond; and Sam Phillips
- 1989-06-13 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- 2004-09-18 Farm Aid 17 held in Auburn, Washington; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Jerry Lee Lewis, Blue Merle, Tegan and Sara, and Marc Broussard
- 2006-09-30 Farm Aid 19 held in Tinley Park, Illinois; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jerry Lee Lewis, Los Lonely Boys, Arlo Guthrie, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer, Steel Pulse, Shelby Lynne, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Jimmy Sturr & his Orchestra
- 2008-09-20 Farm Aid 21 held in Mansfield, Massachusetts; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jerry Lee Lewis, Kenny Chesney, The Pretenders, moe., Arlo Guthrie, Steve Earle, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jakob Dylan and The Gold Mountain Rebels