Give Us This Day, October 28, Our Daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon in prison
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954
Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.
end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented
rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
1414 Getwell Street
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
October 28, 1954
Scotty Moore Site
|Mobile AL Curtis Gordon’s Radio Ranch Club|
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The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
Elvis attended a rehearsal for the show to unveil a big cut-out of him on the top of the Times Square Paramount Theater promoting the premiere of Love Me Tender.
He also gave a press conference, which he handled in a “polite, personable, quick-witted and charming” manner.
About his influence on teenagers Elvis stated: ” My Bible tells me that what he sows he will also reap, and if I’m sowing evil and wickedness it will catch up with me. If I did think I was bad for people, I would go back to driving a truck, and I really mean this”.
Elvis got inoculated with the new polio vaccine as part of a public service announcement for the March of Dimes.
At the Maxine Elliot Theater, West Thirty-ninth Street, at 8.00 p.m. Elvis Presley makes his second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, where Elvis gets a Gold record for “Love Me Tender” – his first #1 without Scotty, Bill and DJ.
Ventriloquist Señor Wences and Joyce Grenfell also appeared on the program.
Scotty Moore Site
|TV-Soundtrack recordings for ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ CBS Studios, New York|
Even the Colonel was warned about consequences, but Elvis remained unfazed. He just said: “if I don’t dance tonight, maybe I don’t have to take a shower tonight”.
|Los Angeles, CA Pan Pacific Auditorium|
Other acts were Howard Hardin, The Burns Twins & Evelyn, Joe Termini, Wells & The Four Fays, Paul Desmond, and The Jordanaires
|Info||October 28 1957||Pan Pacific Auditorium||Los Angeles CA||(8:15 PM)||9200||West Coast Tour||Yes|
The Military Service Disruption
Military Service in Germany : Elvis wrote a letter to Anita Wood, describing himself as “a little lonely boy 5000 miles away”. Obviously very home sick Elvis continued: ” one in fact who would never love anyone in his life as he loved her and who looks forward to their marriage and a little Elvis”.
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
The TeenAge Music International Show (later known as the TAMI Show) began at the Civic Center in Santa Barbara, California. The two-day event featured performances by the Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, James Brown and the Famous Flames, Marvin Gaye, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Lesley Gore, Jan & Dean, Billy J. Kramer with the Dakotas, the Miracles, the Rolling Stones, and the Supremes. The house band was a group of L.A. studio musicians later known as the Wrecking Crew (Hal Blaine, Jimmy Bond, Tommy Tedesco, Bill Aken, Glen Campbell, Lyle Ritz, Leon Russell, and Plas Johnson), led by Jack Nitzsche.
|Australian Go-Set National Top 40||1|
|Austrian Top 40||13|
|Belgian Ultratop Singles||1|
|Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks||3|
|Canadian RPM Top 100||1|
|Dutch MegaChart Top 40||4|
|Irish Singles Chart||2|
|Norwegian VG-lista Singles||10|
|U.K. Singles Chart||2|
|US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)||4|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||1|
|West German Media Control Singles||7|
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
Elvis in Memphis Baptist Memorial Hospital. Linda Thompson stayed in the room with him.
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Elvis Presley led Forbes magazine’s list of Highest-Earning Dead Celebrities for the fifth consecutive year, earning $45 million in royalties. Charles Schulz, John Lennon, Andy Warhol, and Dr. Seuss followed Elvis on the list.
A new Tennessee license plate featuring Elvis was unveiled.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Elvis Presley’s latest album, “The Wonder Of You”, set a new record for the artist with the most number one albums in the UK when it became the singer’s 13th LP to top the chart. Previously Elvis and Madonna were tied with 12 number one albums each.
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