Give us this day, December 28, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
December 28, 1937
Vernon in prison
December 28, 1938
Vernon in prison
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
December 28, 1945
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.
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
Elvis and Tommy Sands (said to be) at Cook’s Hoedown – Photo courtesy Rockin’ Across Texas/The Magic Collection
|Info||December 28 1954||Cooks Hoedown Club||Houston TX||(8:00 PM)||approx 150||The Yule-Tide Jamboree||Yes|
The Military Service Disruption
December 28, 1958
military service in Germany
December 28, 1959
Frankie Avalon‘s second chart topper, “Why” becomes Billboard’s last number one song of the fifties.
Elvis in Military Service in Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
December 28, 1960
Wild in the Country christmas break from production
December 28, 1961
Danny Williams was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Moon River’, the Oscar-winning song was from the film Breakfast At Tiffany’s. The Tokens were at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight.’
Vernon and Dee Presley move into their new home at 3650 Hermitage Drive.
December 28, 1962
December 28, 1963
The single “Dominique” and its companion LP “The Singing Nun” top the Billboard singles chart and album chart respectively.
A quartet from Minneapolis, Minnesota who called themselves The Trashmen saw their first release, “Surfin’ Bird”, enter the Billboard Hot 100 where it would reach #4 during the first week of February, next year. The song is a combination of two R&B hits by The Rivingtons: “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” and “The Bird’s the Word”.
December 28, 1964
December 28, 1965
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
Elvis was best man at Sonny West’ s wedding.
|Date:||28 Dec 1976|
|Costume:||Indian feather (white) suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
You Gave Me A Mountain
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Trying To Get To You
Blue Suede Shoes
Polk Salad Annie
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Recordings:||A Hot Winter Night In Dallas
|Info||December 28 1976||Memorial Auditorium||Dallas TX||(8:30 pm)||9800||Chief||Second belt||Dark Blue Suit||Yes||Yes|
The Wake and Aftermath
Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
Warner Brothers Records, which includes Elektra and Asylum, follows the lead of RCA and raises its price for 45 rpm singles to $1.99.
Depressed over mounting debts and personal problems, 38 year old Beach Boys‘ drummer, Dennis Wilson drowned after jumping over board from his yacht at Marina Del Ray Harbor in Los Angeles. He was the first of the group to release a solo album, “Pacific Ocean Blue”, writing and singing every track. Special permission was granted by President Reagan to have a burial at sea, which is usually only allowed for deceased Navy personnel. His brother Brian, who was still unable to cope with day to day life, did not attend the funeral.
The Spice Girls become the first female act to ever have their first three singles top the UK chart when “2 Become 1” debuts at #1.
British Glam Rock star Gary Glitter (real name: Paul Gadd), who was convicted of child pornography offences in 1999 in England, was deported from Cambodia. The 58 year old Glitter had set up a home last year in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
50 Cent’s debut album, ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ was named the biggest selling album in the US in 2003 with the album going platinum six times over. Outkast came second with ‘Speakerboxxx’ / ‘The Love Below’ and Linkin Park’s ‘Meteora’ was the third biggest seller. The Top 10 albums of 2003 in the USA accounted for around 30 million sales.
Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
A North Carolina man named Wade Jones sold three tablespoons of water taken from a cup used by Elvis Presley during a 1977 concert for $455.
UK radio station Planet Rock asked 58,000 listeners to name the greatest Rock stars ever. First place went to Pink Floyd, followed by Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, AC/DC, U2, Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana, Bon Jovi and Jimi Hendrix.
Elvis 75: Good Rockin’ Tonight; reaching #43 in the USA and #8 in the UK charts. It certified Gold.
Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Peter Frampton filed a lawsuit against A&M Records over the way that his digital royalties are calculated. The suit alleged breach of contract and unfair competition and seeks compensatory damages.
Neil Diamond achieved his 38th Top 10 hit on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart with “The Christmas Medley (Acoustic Christmas)” It was his first AC Top 10 since “Cherry Cherry Christmas” hit #4 on January 2, 2010.
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