306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Orson Welles presented his famous dramatization of H.G. Wells’ “The War of the Worlds” on CBS Radio’s Mercury Theater. It was reported to have caused widespread panic when listeners thought that an actual extraterrestrial invasion was occurring. Although the reports of panic were mostly false and overstated, they provided Welles with instant fame.
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.
April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954
Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct
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
|Photo by Clettes Presley|
|Info||October 30 1954||Eagles Nest||Memphis TN||(9:00 PM)|
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
The Military Service Disruption
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
October 30, 1961
October 30, 1962
October 30, 1963
October 30, 1964
Roy Orbison is awarded his ninth Gold record for “Oh! Pretty Woman”, which topped the charts in ten countries, including the US, Canada and the UK, selling over seven million copies worldwide.
October 30, 1965
After being displaced for a week as the best selling song in the US by “A Lover’s Concerto” by The Toys, “Yesterday” by The Beatles reclaims the top spot.
October 30, 1968
Trouble With Girls – Film Production
The movie is set prior to the 1920s, Elvis plays with the prop Tommy Submarine Gun, the fave of Chicago gangsters to spray their rivals and bystanders in the streets, and was not at all in the movie.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
On their first visit to the UK, the Osmonds were mobbed by 10,000 fans at London’s Heathrow Airport.
Elvis arranged for all the musicians a ride home, even went so far to give J.D. Sumner his white limousine to ride back to Nashville in style.
|The Jungle Room, Graceland – Memphis, Tennessee|
|There’s A Fire Down Below (track)||FWA5||1051-14|
|He’ll Have To Go (track)||FWA5||1052-02|
The Wake and Aftermath
Just in time for Halloween, Kiss was featured in an animated cartoon called “Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park”, on NBC-TV.
ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand” celebrated its 30th anniversary with a prime-time special that featured performances by Barry Manilow, Kim Carnes, Stevie Wonder, the Beach Boys, Rod Stewart, Teddy Pendergrass, the Oak Ridge Boys, Connie Francis, Earth, Wind & Fire, Frankie Laine, and the Righteous Brothers.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
David Bowie, Tom Donahue, Gladys Knight And The Pips, The Velvet Underground, Jefferson Airplane, Little Willie John, Pink Floyd, Pete Seeger, and The Shirelles are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
A new web site was launched to help teach children basic Physics. http://www.britneyspears.ac featured the singer to illustrate mathematical equations. Visitors could access physics theories generously interspersed with photos of Britney Spears.
Television host Steve Allen died of a heart attack resulting from a minor automobile accident earlier in the day. He was 78.(The Steve Allen Show, Tonight!)/game show panelist (The Hollywood Squares, I’ve Got A Secret, What’s My Line?)/ musician/composer (The Gravy Waltz, This Could Be The Start Of Something Big, Pretend You Don’t See Her)/lyricist (Picnic)/author/actor (The Benny Goodman Story, Casino, The Player)
Michael Jackson released the album “Invincible,” which he had co-produced over a four-year period with Rodney Jerkins. It was Jackson’s final studio album.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Hundreds of people queued outside the Sheffield Arena to make sure of getting tickets to see a Sir Cliff Richard. By the time the tickets went on sale some fans had been outside the Arena for nine days, the concert was not until November 2006.
Robert Goulet, who reached the Billboard Top 20 in 1964 with a song called “My Love, Forgive Me”, died while awaiting a lung transplant after being diagnosed with a rare form of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 73 and never got away from being the guy who was on tv when Elvis shot it.
A year after losing the top spot to Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Elvis Presley, with an income of $49 million during the previous 12 months, once again topped the Forbes list of highest-earning dead celebrities. The estate of John Lennon ranked second, “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz was third, and George Harrison came in fourth.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Justin Bieber became the first person in YouTube history to receive 2 billion hits.
Yoko Ono told The Associated Press that she was “very thankful” to Paul McCartney for telling Rolling Stone magazine that he had moved past his grudge against her. “I never felt too bad about Paul. He was my husband’s partner and they did a great job and all that. They seemed to have a lot of fun, and I respected that.”
Adele went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Hello’, the lead track from her third album 25. The track was streamed 7.32 million times in its first week, breaking the streaming record previously held by Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean?’ The song also debuted at No.1 in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia and Switzerland.
If I Can Dream is a compilation album by American singer Elvis Presley (1935–77). It was released on October 30, 2015 by RCA Records and Legacy Recordings; The album debuted at number one in the United Kingdom, giving Elvis a record-equalling 12th UK number one. As of September 2016, the album had sold 1.6 million copies worldwide.[3
If I Can Dream debuted at number 3 on the New Zealand Albums Chart and entered at number 1 in both the Scottish and Australian album charts
In the United States, the album debuted and peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200 after having entered the Billboard Classical Chart at number 17 the previous week. Due to the inclusion of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, this marked the first time a Presley record had entered that chart. It then jumped from #17 to #1 in its second week and held that position in its third week, while then successively remaining inside the top 15 positions for the next forty eight weeks. As of September 2016, the album had sold nearly 100,000 copies in the United States
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