Give Us This Day, November 4, 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
November 4, 1954
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
November 4, 1955
November 4, 1956
November 4, 1957
The top six singles on the Billboard Pop and R&B charts were exactly the same: Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” was #1, then “Wake Up Little Susie” by the Everly Brothers, Sam Cooke’s “You Send Me,” “Silhouettes” by the Rays, Ricky Nelson’s “Be-Bop Baby,” and “Honeycomb” by Jimmie Rodgers.
Elvis got a “Triple Crown” by Billboard again. This time, single “Jailhouse Rock” completed three consecutive atop the pop music “best Sellers In Stores” chart. Also today, RCA Victor ran a full-page ad for EP “Jailhouse Rock” (Picture: With Judy Tyler, Bob Neal and Dewey Phillips)
The Military Service Disruption
November 4, 1958
Military Service in Germany: On Maneuvers
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
November 4, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
November 4, 1960
Elvis was in Memphis.
Principal photography for Elvis’s 10th movie, Kid Galahad, began in Idyllwild, California.
November 4, 1962
“Right now I’d like to get married, but the older I get, the more choosy I become. To me right now the most desirable characteristics in a girl are a sense of humor, understanding and loyalty. I’ve dated quite a few girls, and women with those qualities are mighty hard to find, especially understanding.” — Elvis quote in Parade magazine.
It Happened at the World’s Fair Production.
November 4, 1963
appear at the Royal Command Performances at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. In attendance are the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowden. It was here that John Lennon made his now famous announcement: “For our last number, I’d like to ask for your help. The people in the cheaper seats clap your hands and the rest of you, if you’d just rattle your jewellery, we’d like to sing a song called Twist and Shout.” John would later say “I was fantastically nervous, but I wanted to rebel a bit and that was the best I could do.”
Kissin Cousins production
November 4, 1964
The Hank Williams biopic “Your Cheatin’ Heart” had its world premiere in Montgomery, Alabama. The movie starred George Hamilton as Williams, with Susan Oliver, Red Buttons, Arthur O’Connell, Rex Ingram, and featured, off-camera, 15-year-old Hank Williams, Jr., who dubbed in his father’s singing voice. Williams widow refused an earlier movie starring Elvis Presley.
November 4, 1965
November 4, 1966
Easy Come, Easy Go Production
November 4, 1967
Elvis Presley’s single “Big Boss Man” hit #38 in the U.S.
Jerry Reed’s 1960 “Big Boss Man” backed with an Eddie Arnold’s 1955 “You don’t know me” from the Clambake Soundtrack.
Elvis in Arizona for Stay Away, Joe
November 4, 1968
Trouble with Girls production
November 4, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
Elvis ordered some gold handles for his new Colt and Berretta pistols at Schwartz and Ableser jewelers.
Jerry Schilling was now installed as executive producer of the karate film.
Most likely it was in this week that Elvis bought a house for Jerry Schilling, while Jerry was in Las Vegas. At one time Elvis told Jerry the reason: “Jerry, you know why I bought you this home? I know I drove all those other guys crazy buying you this house, but your mother died when you were a year old, and you never had a home, and I wanted to be the one to give it to you.”
Even though he was the one who was the most opposed to touring in the final years of The Beatles
, George Harrison became the first to set out on a solo tour when he appeared in Vancouver, Canada with Billy Preston. It will be a troublesome show for him as his voice is ravaged after LP sessions and tour rehearsals. The concert and the rest of the tour played in front of thin crowds.
November 4, 1975
November 4, 1976
The Wake and Aftermath
November 4, 1977
After returning from a two year hiatus, Anne Murray
topped the Billboard Hot 100 with the biggest selling single of her career, “You Needed Me”. It was her fourth US Top Ten single and made #22 in the UK. Anne would go on to put six more songs on Billboard’s Top 40 Pop chart.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
concert movie “Rattle and Hum
” opened in the U.S. and the U.K. It opened in Ireland on October 27.
became only the third artist in history to put 50 hit records on the UK charts. His first was “Your Song” in 1971 and the fiftieth was “Sacrifice”. The first two artists with 50 hits were Elvis Presley
and Cliff Richard
Tina Turner’s Foreign Affair Tour ended in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. By the time it was over, more than three million people had seen Tina strut her stuff.
The musical “Buddy” (The Buddy Holly Story), starring Paul Hipp, Russ Jolly, Bobby Prochaska, Kurt Ziskie, and Jill Hennesey, opened at New York’s Shubert Theatre for 225 performances.
After an 18 month delay, Capitol Records releases The Beach Boys
‘ “The Pet Sounds Sessions”, a 4-CD boxed set which details the creation of The Beach Boys’ album “Pet Sounds”. Overseen by producer Brian Wilson, the collection allows the listener to hear a capella vocals from the master tapes and alternate mixes of the songs.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
The Elvis Presley album “Christmas Peace” was released. The album contained 40 songs.
A 15 track version was given away in the UK Daily Mail.
The “new” fan is lucky with a release like this, but so is the “old” fan to get these essential Elvis recordings in this quality.
Robin Bachman and Blair Thornton, both former members of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, launched a lawsuit in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, Canada over the rights to the name of their iconic 1970s group. The suit claimed Randy Bachman
and Fred Turner, the other members of the Rock quartet, signed away their rights to the names Bachman-Turner Overdrive, BTO and any similar brands when Randy left in 1977 to go solo. The suit would be successful.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
The Nations’ Favorite was a UK tv series and the Elvis series spawn a cd release that peaked at #5 in the UK and certified BPI: Platinum
The Fan Appreciation Weekend November 4-6, 2016, at The Guest House @ Graceland.