Give us this day, November 22, our daily Elvis
The Marconi Wireless Company of America, the world’s first radio company, was incorporated in New Jersey.
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.
Elvis attended Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949
572 Poplar Avenue
Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street
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 22, 1954
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
November 22, 1957
Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel appear as Tom And Jerry on ABC-TV’s American Bandstand where they perform “Hey Schoolgirl”. Both were just 16 years old.
The Military Service Disruption
November 22, 1958
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
November 22, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
November 22, 1960
Wild in the Country
November 22, 1961
Elvis Presley’s 8th feature film, “Blue Hawaii,” co-starring Joan Blackman, Angela Lansbury, Nancy Walters, Roland Winters and John Archer, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters. By the end of the year it will gross $4.7 million, finishing as the #8 top-grossing movie of the year.
Kid Galahad Production
Elvis moved to his new rented home at 10538 Bellagio Road. This was just around the corner of the Perugia Way House.
The entourage was now made up of Joe Esposito, Gene Smith, Lamar Fike, Ray Sitton, Marty Lacker and Sonny West. Charlie Hodge and Red West were still part of the picture but worked outside the group too.
November 22, 1962
November 22, 1964
November 22, 1965
November 22, 1968
The Beatles release a double album simply called “The Beatles”, but known to fans as “The White Album”. Among the 29 songs on the L.P. is Ringo Starr’s first song writing contribution, “Don’t Pass Me By”, which as a single, made it to number one in Scandinavia. The Album had ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’, ‘Dear Prudence’, ‘Helter Skelter’, ‘Blackbird’ ‘Back In The USSR’ and George Harrison’s ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. Priced at £3.13 shillings, ($8.76), it spent eight weeks as the UK No.1 album.
RCA releases the Elvis tv special soundtrack, It peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200. It was certified Gold on July 22, 1969 and Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
November 22, 1973
November 22, 1976
Jerry Lee Lewis turned his Rolls Royce upside down in a ditch just outside Collierville, Tennessee, totaling the vehicle. Neither he or his wife Jaren were badly hurt, but The Killer would end up facing a drunk driving charge, of which he was later proven innocent by a breathalyzer.
The Wake and Aftermath
Parliament charted with “Agony of DeFeet,” reaching #7 R&B. It would be the last of twenty-three hits for Parliament before they became Funkadelic and went on to twenty-four more hits under their new name.
Yarborough & Peoples had their chart debut aand biggest hit all in one when “Don’t Stop the Music” flew onto the R&B hit register, stopping at #1 for five weeks.
ABBA scored their sixth UK No.1 album when Super Trouper started a nine week run at the top of the charts. The album which features the No.1 singles ‘The Winner Takes It All’ and ‘Super Trouper’, became the biggest-selling of 1980 in the UK.
At the Checkerboard Lounge in Chicago, Muddy Waters was joined on stage by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones, who were then touring the Midwest.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
Freddie Mercury (Queen) issued a public statement confirming that he had “been tested HIV positive and have AIDS.”
It was announced that, “The Beatles were now bigger than The Beatles”. The statement was based on sales so far this year, having sold 6,000,000 albums from their back catalogue and a combined total of 13,000,000 copies of ‘The Beatles Anthology 1’ and ‘The Beatles Anthology 2’. With the release of ‘The Beatles Anthology 3’ a week away, it was anticipated that total Beatles album sales for 1996 would exceed 20 million. A poll showed 41 percent of sales were to teenagers who were not born when The Beatles officially called it quits in 1970.
Michael Hutchence, the 37-year-old lead singer of INXS, was found dead in his room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Double Bay, Sydney. The New South Wales coroner determined that Hutchence’s death was the result of suicide, although some who were close to him believe he may have died from autoerotic asphyxiation.
The surviving members of The Doors, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger, announced they would record and tour again with a new line up including ex-Cult singer Ian Astbury and former Police drummer Stewart Copeland. Original drummer John Densmore was not able to take part because he suffers from severe tinnitus, a persistent ringing or buzzing in the ears.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Waterloo by ABBA was voted the best song in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest. Viewers in 31 countries across Europe voted during a special show in Copenhagen to celebrate the annual event’s 50th birthday.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
After just one week of availability on iTunes, The Beatles‘ music sold more than 450,000 albums and 2 million individual songs. The Fab Four’s debut on the popular download site was accompanied by an extensive marketing campaign.
The Hendersonville, Tennessee property where Johnny Cash and his wife June Carter Cash lived for most of their thirty five years of marriage was put up for sale by the current owner. The house was destroyed in a fire in 2007, but a one-bedroom apartment building, a tennis court, a swimming pool and a covered boat dock remained standing. The couple made their home there until their deaths in 2003.
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