Daily Elvis: December 12

Give us this day, December 12, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.

, 1938

Vernon Presley in prison  ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)

,1939

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

1948
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

memphis after sept 48

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 20 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

September 1952

Elvis worked for MARL Metal Products, a furniture manufacturer – He worked the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM shift as an assembler.

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

December 12, 1954

The Platters played the Riverside Rancho in California.

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis appeared with Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins on a show at the National Guard Armory. Mississippi.
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According to Bill E. Burk, the show was booked by Bobby Ritter, a dee jay for WTUP in Tupelo, who also reputedly booked Elvis for others shows in Mississippi, including Bruce and Tupelo. “He (Elvis) was always late on stage, it seemed,” said Ritter. “On those nights when he would arrive late, Bob Neal and I would go on stage. Bob would be the comedian and I the straight man and we tried to keep the folks entertained until Elvis got there, but they didn’t want to hear us.”
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Carl Perkins remembers the Amory concert well.
Perkins and Elvis had driven to Amory together from a concert the night before in Helena, Arkansas. En route, they were discussing music and both mentioned how much they liked singing the song, Only You, made popular by the Platters.
During his time on the Amory stage, someone in the audience shouted, “Only You, Carl.”
“You got it, hoss,” Carl snapped back, and sang his version of the song.
Perkins had the house jumping and they weren’t ready for him to leave the stage when the time came.
Backstage, Perkins found Elvis sitting, head in hands, shutting out the world.
“You feelin’ okay?” he asked Elvis.
“Aw, ain’t no need in me goin’ on,” Elvis replied. “They’re ready for you. What’d you do Only You for?”
Challenged, Perkins snapped, “’Cause I wanted to. ‘Cause I can sing it. There’s two reasons. You want another one?”
“Well, I was gonna do it,” Elvis told his fellow Sun partner.
“Well, go on out there and do it,” Perkins commanded.
“Hell, the Platters are singin’ it somewhere tonight.”
“I ain’t that big a damn fool,” a sulking Elvis said. “I ain’t goin’ out there and sing something you done sung. You done tore ’em all to pieces. I might as well go on to the car. “
Ritter and a partner had seen this interplay. Ritter made a five dollar bet, that despite the audience’s reaction to Perkins, Elvis would come out the crowd winner at the end.
“Walking toward the stage, Elvis asked me what we had been talking about,” said Ritter. “I told him about the bet.”
When Elvis walked on, the crowd was still shouting “We want Carl! We want Carl.”
Elvis, said Ritter, seemed to become overly motivated.
“He went wild. He sang, he was all over that stage. He was down on his knees. He was attacking that guitar.
“And it wasn’t long before he had ’em eatin’ outta his hands!”
When he re-entered the backstage area, Elvis winked at Ritter and said, “Go get your five dollars!”
By this time, Elvis had signed with RCA and the concert in Amory would be the last time the three acts would appear together – Carl Perkins was days away from audition the “Blue Suede Shoes” for Sam Phillips and cut it at Sun.
 Sometime in the fall of 1955, Carl and Johnny shared a bill at the Armory in Amory.  It was reputedly on this show that Johnny suggested that Carl write a song based on a phrase he had heard. Cash told Perkins of a black airman whom he had met when serving in the military in Germany. He had referred to his military regulation air shoes as “blue suede shoes.” Cash suggested that Carl write a song about the shoes. Carl replied, “I don’t know anything about shoes. How can I write a song about shoes?
While playing in Jackson, Tennessee several nights later, he saw a dancer in the crowd trying to keep his girlfriend away from his new blue suede shoes, which connected with the idea that Cash had given him and leads his writing lyrics and subsequently he and his brothers worked up an arrangement.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
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The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
A busy day: Elvis donated some toys to a Marine drive for underprivileged children.
RCA decided to have Elvis in advertising for RCA equipment and the Hungerford Furniture photo shoot was done.  RCA realized teenagers don’t buy family furniture and the photos were unused.

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Hal Kanter, screenwriter and director of “Loving You”, flew to Memphis to meet Elvis Presley.
Elvis stopped by the police station for a visit then he went downtown to the Malco Theater to see Storm Of The Nile.
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The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

December 12, 1957

Ignoring that he was still married to Jane Mitchum, 22-year-old Jerry Lee Lewis marries his third cousin, 13-year-old Myra Gayle Brown, in a brief civil ceremony in Hernando, Mississippi. The union was performed by the Reverend M.C. Whitten with no family or friends in attendance. It would eventually ruin Jerry Lee’s Rock ‘n’ Roll career.

Disc Jockey Al Priddy of KEX, Portland, Oregon is fired for violating the radio station’s ban against playing Elvis Presley’s rendition of “White Christmas”. He was told by the management “It is not in the spirit we associate with Christmas.”

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

December 12, 1958

Military Service in Germany

October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

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December 12, 1959

After being pushed out of the number one spot on the Cashbox Best Sellers chart for the last four weeks, Bobby Darin‘s “Mack The Knife” returned to the head of the list. It is a feat that is seldom duplicated.

The four male members of The Platters were acquitted of charges of aiding and abetting prostitution, lewdness and assignation after an incident on August 10th in Cincinnati. Despite the outcome of the trial, the scandal would severely damage the group’s career.

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

December 12, 1960

The Miracles charted R&B for the first time with “Shop Around,” reaching #1 for eight weeks while hitting #2 pop. The R&B classic, the first million-seller for the group and for their label, Motown, would become a symbol of the Motown machine’s power to manufacture hits.

Elvis Presley’s soundtrack album “G.I. Blues” hit #1 in the U.S.  Elvis did not want this LP released and it outsold his preferred “Elvis is Back”

Wild in the Country Production

December 12, 1961

James Brown, The Famous Flames, Sugar Pie DeSanto and The Brownies all appeared at The Evergreen Ballroom, Lacey, Washington.

The Beatles appeared at Hambleton Hall, Huyton in Liverpool after returning to Liverpool from their first live performances in south England and London. The Beatles arrived so late for their appearance in Huyton that they only had time to play for 15 minutes. The promoters, having to pay The Beatles their full £15 were very unhappy.

Kid Galahad  Production

December 12, 1962

Romances: Ann-Margaret

December 12, 1963

December 12, 1964

After being pushed out of the number one spot on the Cashbox Best Sellers chart for the last four weeks, Bobby Darin‘s “Mack The Knife” returned to the head of the list. It is a feat that is seldom duplicated.

The Zombies reached their highest point on the Billboard Pop chart when “She’s Not There” topped out at #2. Although they recorded the track in just one take, it would stay on the Hot 100 for 3 months and climbed to #12 in the UK.

December 12, 1965

18-year-old David Bowie recorded ‘Can’t Help Thinking About Me’ at Pye Studios, London, England, which was later released as a single under the name David Bowie with The Lower Third. It became the first David Bowie record to be released in the US as well as the first time the name “Bowie” appeared under the songwriters credit.

The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Good Vibrations’, the group’s third US No.1. As a child, his mother told him that dogs could pick up “vibrations” from people, so that the dog would bark at “bad vibrations” Wilson turned this into the general idea for the song.
Elvis Presley’s album “California Holiday” hit #17 in the U.K. (Called Speedway in North America)
Elvis donated all kind of checks with a total amount of $105,000 for charities.
December 12, 1967
Ray Charles performed as the headline act at New York’s first Jazz Festival, held at Downing Stadium.
American soul singer, songwriter Otis Redding was killed in a plane crash, aged 26. Redding and his band had made an appearance in Cleveland, Ohio on the local ‘Upbeat’ television show the previous day. The plane carrying Otis Redding and his band crashed at 3.28.pm into icy waters of Lake Monoma near Madison. Redding was killed in the crash along with members from the The Bar-Kays, Jimmy King, Ron Caldwell, Phalin Jones and Carl Cunningham. Trumpet player Ben Cauley was the only person to survive the crash.
December 12, 1968
with fans in Beverly Hills – at home from Trouble with Girls Production
Elvis Presley : Beverly Hills, California : December 12, 1968.
December 12, 1969
The album “From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas To Memphis” was confirmed gold by the RIAA.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

December 12, 1970
 The Doors played their last concert with Jim Morrison as lead singer, at the Warehouse in New Orleans. Band members Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore would later recall watching Jim Morrison lose “all his energy” as the show came to a close.
Although they had enjoyed 26 previous Top 40 Hits, Smokey Robinson And The Miracles reached number one on the Billboard Pop chart for the first time with “The Tears Of A Clown”. It was also a #1 in the UK.
Charges of larceny by trick are filed against Little Richard in Miami Beach, Florida by Blacks, Inc., a black advocacy group which says the veteran Rocker pocketed $250 he had solicited for the organization. Little Richard claims that all he wants is a receipt and then he’ll give them their money. A week later, the charges were dropped.
The Magic Christian, a movie featuring Ringo Starr and Peter Sellers, premieres to negative reviews in London. The film also featured appearances by John Cleese, Raquel Welch, Christopher Lee, Richard Attenborough and Roman Polanski.
The Elvis compilation album “Almost In Love” hit #65 in the U.S.
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Playing the first of two nights at London’s Rainbow Theatre, in England, Frank Zappa was pushed off stage by Trevor Howell, the jealous boyfriend of an audience member. Zappa fell onto the concrete-floored orchestra pit – the band thought Zappa had been killed. He suffered serious fractures, head trauma and injuries to his back, leg, and neck, as well as a crushed larynx, which ultimately caused his voice to drop a third after healing. This accident resulted in him using a wheelchair for an extended period, forcing him off the road for over half a year.
Elvis and Joyce Bova flew to Washington staying at the Washington Hilton.
December 12, 1972
The CBGB Club (Country, BlueGrass, and Blues), opened in the lower eastside of New York City. Founded by Hilly Kristal, it was originally intended to feature its namesake musical styles, but became a forum for American punk and New Wave bands such as Blondie, Television, Patti Smith and the Ramones.
Elvis worked hard in the Stax Studios until 5.00 a.m. Elvis was focused on 4 songs written or brought to him by Voice.
December 12, 1974
Saying that he felt that now was the time to move on and do something new, Mick Taylor quit The Rolling Stones 5 1/2 years after replacing Brian Jones as lead guitarist. Former Faces member Ron Wood would be named to take his place.
December 12, 1975
Elvis did a Midnight Vegas Show in The Rainfall Jumpsuit.
Date: 12 Dec 1975
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Fairytale
And I Love You So
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
One Night
You Gave A Mountain
Guadalajara
[band introductions]
Just Pretend
How Great Thou Art
Softly, As I Leave You
Little Darlin’
America The Beautiful
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Little Sister
O Sole Mio – It’s Now Or Never
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 14 – Las Vegas December 2nd – December 15th 1975
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Info December 12 1975 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (10.00pm) 2200 Rainfall Original belt Dark Blue Suit Yes Yes
Elvis Presley performed his last Las Vegas Concert.
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Scarf Sideman Charlie Hodge’s birthday.
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Date: 12 Dec 1976
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: King of Spades suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
My Way
Fairytale
You Gave Me A Mountain
Jailhouse Rock
Little Sister
It’s Now Or Never
Tryin’ To Get To You
Happy Birthday
Blue Suede Shoes
Blue Christmas
Softly, As I Leave You
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
That’s All Right
Bridge Over Troubled Water
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
School Days
Hurt
Such A Night
Sweet Caroline
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: Black Diamond
 
Farewell From Vegas
After the show of December 12, 1976 Elvis broke down in his dressing room and cried. He had talked with Rex Humbard, televangelist, about the lack of meaning of the life he lead.
Humbard (who died aged 88 in 2007) recollected: “I took both his hands in mine and said: “Elvis, right now I want to pray for you”, “Please do”, Elvis said, and cried.”
Humbard performed Elvis’ funeral service.
 Elvis Presley : Las Vegas : December 12, 1976.
It is hard to imagine that it wasn’t good to be the King, but Elvis Presley, although he dominated radio, had successful movies and smash tv specials, the amount of money that passed through his hands made him the biggest individual driver of the American economy – supporting the recording and movie industry as much as in his private life, he hired his extended family and lucky outsiders who made his inner circle.
Elvis Presley didn’t go to church because he didn’t want to disrupt the service.
Elvis Presley also didn’t care for how all the Preachers and Minsters had their hands out for money – and certainly, there was no comfort in their religion.
Elvis Presley publicly maintained that he was a Christian and that is really all that it takes for a person to be a member of a group – he did explore and study a range of religions = he had a lot of Jewish friends and he was deeply into eastern philosophies much to the disinterest of his inner circle who wanted to party and not have Elvis read -preach and try to spiritualize the group around him, probably as a means to reduce his guilt at the rather hedonistic life he did lead – offset by his extreme generosity to a wide range of charity groups.
Mostly. it’s getting away from that binary thinking and Elvis could have done better if he had stood up for his aspirations, and that was the biggest issue I think for him – everyone thought Elvis was an alpha male, but he really wasn’t – he was the guy in the corner with a guitar and he managed to be so good that the centre of attention shifted to him, rather than him stepping up into it.
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 15 – Las Vegas December 2nd – December 12th 1976
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The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Say Say Say’. It was Jackson’s 10th No.1 (solo & The Jackson’s) and McCartney’s 29th, (solo and The Beatles).

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1985
47-year-old Ian Stewart, the “Pete Best” of The Rolling Stones, died of a heart attack in his doctor’s waiting room. He left the band in May of 1963 when manager Andrew Loog Oldham felt that he didn’t fit the bad boy image of the group, but continued to work with them as a road manager and played keyboards on most of The Stones’ essential albums from the 1960s until the 1980s.
Dionne Warwick celebrates her 45th birthday by receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1991
Cynthia Lennon, as well as Sean and Yoko Ono, attended the funeral of John Lennon’s Aunt Mimi (Smith). Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all sent floral arrangements. During the service, the funeral home played “Imagine”.
1995
Hip hop artist Darren Robinson died age 28. He was also known as Buffy, The Human Beat Box, and DJ Doctor Nice and was a member of the 1980s hip hop group The Fat Boys. He, along with Doug E. Fresh and others, were pioneers of beatboxing, a form of vocal percussion used in many rap groups throughout the 1980s and 1990s.
1998
A seven inch single by The Quarry Men, featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, was named as the rarest record of all time. Only 50 copies were made with each one being valued at 10,000 Pounds ($20,500).
A recording of a 1963 Beatles concert was sold at auction at Christies in London for £25,300, ($41,500). The tape of The Beatles’ 10-song concert was recorded by the chief technician at the Gaumont Theatre in Bournemouth during one of six consecutive nights which The Beatles had played. Also sold for £5,195 ($8,500), was a set of autographs of five Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best, and Stuart Sutcliffe. The autographs had been obtained by a fan in Liverpool in 1961.
Bruce Springsteen won a £2 million court battle to ban an album of his early songs. The case revolved around a dispute over copyright ownership between Bruce and a former manager.
1999
Rick Danko died in his sleep at his home near Woodstock, New York. The Canadian guitarist and singer joined The Hawks in 1963 who went on to work as Bob Dylan’s backing band, (with Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson). Renamed The Band who released their 1968 debut Music from Big Pink (featuring the single ‘The Weight’). The Band released the 1978 concert film-documentary triple-LP soundtrack ‘The Last Waltz.’
A war of words broke out between Cliff Richard and George Michael after George branded Cliff Richards hit ‘Millennium Prayer’ as ‘vile’. Cliff hit back by saying that his single was a Christian celebration.
2000
Eminem went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Stan’ featuring British singer Dido. ‘Stan’ was No.1 in eleven countries. Dido’s lyrics are actually a sample of the opening lines from her song ‘Thank You’.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

December 12, 2003
Mick Jagger was knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Jagger’s 92 year-old father was in attendance to see his son receive the award.
The Presley Pictures  “Roustabout”, “King Creole”, “Blue Hawaii” and “Paradise, Hawaiian Style” were released on DVD.
2004
One of three RCA microphones used by radio station KWKH for the historic Elvis Presley appearance at the Louisiana Hayride was sold for $37,500. The microphone was one of three used during 50 performances by Elvis Presley when he performed for the radio show in Shreveport from 1954 to 1956.
2005
Queen overtook The Beatles to become the third most successful act of all time. Sales in 2005 showed that Queen had now overtaken The Beatles to make it into third place, spending 1,755 weeks on the British singles and album charts. The Beatles slipped to fourth place, with 1,749 weeks. Elvis had spent 2,574 weeks on the singles and album charts, making him number one in the Top 100 most successful acts of all time. Sir Cliff Richard remained in second place, clinching 1,982 weeks.
2007
Ike Turner, suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 76.  His “Rocket 88” is a contender for first rock n roll song, but his role as one of Rock and Roll’s most innovative architects was overshadowed by his image as the man who abused his former wife and singing partner Tina Turner.
A copy of John Lennon’s book, A Spaniard in the Works, which contained a lock of Lennon’s hair, sold at Gorringes Auction House for $48,000. Lennon gave the book and the hair to Betty Glasow, the Fab Four’s hairdresser during their heyday. He wrote in the book, “To Betty, Lots of Love and Hair, John Lennon xx.”
Led Zeppelin played their first concert in 19 years, at London’s 02 Arena as part of the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones were joined on stage by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham. More than one million people had taken part in a ballot for the 20,000 tickets available for the show with all proceeds going to Ahmet’s own charity. Zeppelin performed 16 songs including two encores. A number of celebrities attended the gig including Dave Grohl, Jeff Beck, Brian May, David Gilmour, The Edge, Peter Gabriel, Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Jerry Hall, Priscilla Presley and Paris Hilton.
2008
The Associated Press reported that the US military used loud music to “create fear, disorient and prolong capture shock” for prisoners at military detention centers at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Among the songs blasted 24 hours a day were ‘Born In The USA’ by Bruce Springsteen, ‘Hell’s Bells’ by AC/DC, ‘White America’ by Eminem, ‘The Theme From Sesame Street’ and ‘I Love You’ from the Barney and Friends children’s TV show.
2009
Paul Anka denied accusations by his estranged wife Anna Yeager that he threatened her with a gun during a domestic dispute. Police decided not to take any action after no evidence of wrongdoing was found. The pair had married just eighteen months earlier.

 2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

The original hand-written lyrics to Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ sold at a New York auction for $422,500 (£267,400). Adam Sender, a hedge fund manager and art collector, outbid five others, placing telephone bids. The song, one of Dylan’s most politically charged, was the title track of his 1964 album.

2011
Barry Manilow entered a Los Angeles hospital to have ripped abductor muscles repaired on both hips. He was quoted as saying, “That’s what you get when you jump around to ‘Copacabana’ for 30 years!”
A copy of The Beatles ‘Love Me Do’ 1962 Demonstration Record sold for $17,339.31 during a 10-day eBay auction. According to the seller, this original demo was the ‘Holy Grail’ of Beatles items.
2012
Google Inc. announced that “Whitney Houston” was the top search of the year following her untimely death on February 11th. Korean rapper PSY’s “Gangnam Style” music video was second, followed by “Superstorm Sandy”.
2013

A spokeswoman for Apple records confirmed the release of 59 rare and unheard Beatles recordings in a bid to stop their copyright protection expiring. EU law protects recordings for 70 years, but only if they get an official release. Otherwise, the copyright period lasts 50 years. In the case of The Beatles, that means the master tape for their 1963 debut album “Please Please Me” is protected until 2033, but the unreleased session tapes for that album are not.

Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow announced that The Beatles, Kris Kristofferson and The Isley Brothers were among the artists to be honored with the Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a special ceremony the night before the 56th Annual Grammys in January.

2014
 2015
Janis Joplin’s psychedelic 1965 Porsche sold for $1.76 million at RM Sotheby’s car auction in New York City. The car was originally expected to fetch between $400,000 and $600,000.

2016

Live like, The King, Elvis Presley in one of his former homes

2017

74-year-old Gayla Peevey was on hand to welcome another hippopotamus to the Oklahoma City Zoo, more than sixty years after her song about wanting one for Christmas helped raise $3,000 to purchase the facility’s first one. She was also was there in December 1953 when the Nile hippopotamus Mathilda arrived, and her recording of “I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas” has since gone on to become a Christmas favorite.

Suzanna Leigh, Elvis Presley’s Co-Star in ‘Paradise, Hawaiian Style dies

Elvis’ Women: Suzanna Leigh

Suzanna Leigh – IMDb

2018

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Elvis‘ Palm Springs honeymoon hideout listed at $2.695 million

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Some Elvis Presley fans are about to be All Shook Up learning that they … The Palm Springs pad, where Elvis and new bride Priscilla Presley …
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Elvis Presley traffic lights appear in town where he was stationed with …

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Presley was stationed in Friedberg while serving in the US Army, … The nearby town of Bad Nauheim has also held an annual Elvis Presley …

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