Give us this day, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
|Info||December 18 1954||Municipal Auditorium||Shreveport LA||(8:00 PM)||Louisiana Hayride||Yes|
December 18, 1955
December 18, 1956
December 18, 1957
December 18, 1957
December 18, 1959
December 18, 1960
Wild in the Country Production
December 18, 1961
Kid Galahad Production
On their fifth visit to West Germany The Beatles played the first night of a two-week engagement at the Star-Club, Hamburg. A 13 night run, playing 3 hours each night. The final night’s performance was recorded and became known as ‘The Star-Club Tapes’, released in 1977 against the wishes of the ex-Beatles themselves.
Funeral services are held in Chicago for Sam Cooke. A crowd of fans break the glass doors and cause other damage to the A.R. Leak Funeral Home and so many of them surround the limo of James Brown, he is forced to leave.
for illegally parked car
The album “Elvis – A Legendary Performer, Vol. 3” was certified gold by the RIAA.
The single “It Won’t Seem Like Christmas Without You” hit #80 in the U.K.
The Spice Girls unveiled their waxwork look-alikes at Madame Tussaud’s, London. Each model had cost £35,000 to make.
*NSYNC fan Danielle McGuire filed suit against group member Justin Timberlake, alleging that he harassed and verbally assaulted her. McGuire, 15, filed suit in St. Louis, Missouri, charging Timberlake with false imprisonment of a minor.
“Elvis Presley 55” was released. The vinyl release was a collection of Elvis radio shows recorded during 1955.
Out on bail, Michael Jackson was formally charged with seven counts of child molestation and two counts of administering intoxicating liquor to a minor with the intent of committing a crime. The abuse was claimed to have taken place between 7 February and 10 March 2003 and the alleged victim was identified only as ‘John Doe’. Jackson’s lawyer said the entertainer was ‘unequivocally and absolutely innocent’ and would fight the charges ‘with every fibre of his soul.’
James Brown and country music star Loretta Lynn were honoured for their contributions to US culture. The pair were invited to a gala attended by President George Bush at the Kennedy Arts Centre in Washington.
Mick Jagger appears on The Late Show With David Letterman where he read The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned After 50 Years In Rock And Roll. One of the things on the list was “Nobody wants to hear anything from your new album.”
http://www.elvisrecordings.com/ Master and Sessions