Give us this day, November 26, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
By popular demand Elvis performed again at the Palladium Club
Western Union Telegram to Vernon Presley from Houston – Nov. 26, 1954
|He even sent a telegram to his parents: ” Hi Babies, Here’s the money to pay the bills, Don’t tell no one how much I sent I will send more next week. There is a card in the mail. Love Elvis. “
|Engagement – Tour Ref: 1954
||November 26 1954
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride
, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.
Scotty, Elvis and Bill at the Louisiana Hayride – fall 1955?
Photo courtesy Ger J. Rijff
|Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
||November 26 1955
Big band leader and trombone soloist Tommy Dorsey died.
Elvis paid a visit to his Grandfather Jessie D Presley with wife Vera, at 4008 Beaver St (photo below) and he didn’t arrive empty handed. Elvis brought with him what is reportedly the very first car he ever gave away, a brand new 1957 Ford Fairlane with a new TV set in the trunk and handed over $100 to Vera Presley (nee Leftwich) his step Grandmother.
Then Elvis drove back to Memphis, visiting the Colonel on the way.
November 26, 1958
Johnny Cash made his debut on the US country chart when ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’ made it to number 14. His next seven singles would all make the country top 10, with ‘I Walk the Line’ and ‘There You Go’ both hitting number 1.
military service in Germany
November 26, 1959
Elvis flew to Las Vegas for the weekend with Charlie Hodge, Joe Esposito, Red West and Alan Fortas.
Wild in the Country Film Production
November 26, 1961
Kid Galahad Film Production
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November 26, 1967
The promotional film of The Beatles ‘Hello, Goodbye’ was aired on The Ed Sullivan show in the US. It was never shown at the time in the UK due to a musician’s union ban on miming.
Nov 26, 1968
Goldwyn Studios – Hollywood, California
Charro (Track Repairs & Orchestral Overdub) WPA1 8091
November 26, 1969
November 26, 1970
Elvis returned to Palm Springs, after his week in Los Angeles, and stayed there until December 3.
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November 26, 1975
Elvis performed at the Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon.
||26 Nov 1976
|| Inca Gold Leaf (white) suit
||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
It’s Now Or Never
And I Love You So
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Funny How Time Slips Away
Hawaiian Wedding Song
That’s All Right
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 26 – November 24th – November 30th 1976
||November 26 1976
||Indian Head belt
The film “Rockshow” premiered in New York City. The concert film was by Paul McCartney and Wings during their 1976 North American tour.
Russian cosmonauts aboard Soyuz 7 took into space a cassette copy (minus the cassette box for weight reasons) of the latest Pink Floyd
album Delicate Sound Of Thunder and played it in orbit, making Pink Floyd the first rock band to be played in space. David Gilmour and Nick Mason both attended the launch of the spacecraft.
The inaugural Billboard Music Awards are held in Santa Monica, California, with Janet Jackson walking away with most of the hardware. She wins awards in eight categories, including Top Pop Album, Top R&B Album and Top R&B Artist.
went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Beatles 1.’ The album features virtually every number-one single released from 1962 to 1970. Issued on the 30th anniversary of the band’s break-up, it was their first compilation available on one CD.
Citing “irreconcilable differences”, actor Nicolas Cage files for divorce from Lisa Marie Presley. The petition was granted on May 27, 2004, nearly a year and a half later, ending a marriage that lasted less than four months.
Punk memorabilia said to be worth £5m ($6m) was set on fire in the middle of the River Thames in London, England. Joe Corre, the son of Sex Pistols
manager Malcolm McLaren and fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, burnt the items on the 40th anniversary of the Sex Pistols debut single. The 48-year-old told the crowd that “punk was never meant to be nostalgic”.