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.
The musical “On the Town” opened in New York City and ran for 462 performances. It featured the song, “New York, New York.
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.
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
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
Elvis and Tommy Sands (said to be) at Cook’s Hoedown – Photo 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 RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
The Military Service Disruption
December 28, 1958
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
December 28, 1959
Frankie Avalon‘s second chart topper, “Why” becomes Billboard’s last number one song of the fifties.
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
December 28, 1960
“Where the Boys Are,” starring Dolores Hart, George Hamilton, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Hutton, Barbara Nichols, Paula Prentiss, Chill Wills, Frank Gorshin, and Connie Francis, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.
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 and her three children 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. “Dominique” was #1 for a fourth week overall. Bobby Vinton provided the closest competition with “There! I’ve Said It Again”.
The Soundtrack to “West Side Story” re-entered the Top 10 in its 114th week of release.
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
At the third of Paul McCartney’s concerts in London to benefit the country of Kampuchea, the Who and the Pretenders joined him.
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.
Lionel Richie remained at the top of the Adult Contemporary chart for a fourth week with “Say You, Say Me”. Incredibly, Richie had hit #1 with four straight songs and nine out of 10 since he left the Commodores. More impressively, Lionel had accumulated 20 weeks at #1 on the Adult chart in his last four releases and 41 weeks in a five-year period.
The “Miami Vice” Soundtrack moved back up to #1 on the Album chart, taking over from the self-titled Heart. John Cougar Mellencamp remained in the #3 spot with his great album Scarecrow while Barbra Streisand was up to #4 with The Broadway Album. Knee Deep in the Hoopla from Starship and Songs from the Big Chair by newcomers Tears for Fears each entered the Top 10.
Nirvana performed at the Hollywood Underground in Seattle, Washington.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam and Nirvana combined for a show at Pat O’Brien Pavilion in Del Mar, California.
Shania Twain married her producer, Robert “Mutt” Lange
The Spice Girls achieved their third #1 song in the U.K. with “2 Become 1”.
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.
Toni Braxton dominated the competition with a fourth week at #1 with “Un-Break My Heart”. R. Kelly was second with “I Believe I Can Fly” while En Vogue closed to #3 with “Don’t Let Go (Love)”.
Usher sued the Tommy Hilfigger company for alleged infringement of publicity rights and false endorsement.
Singer Ronnie Hammond of The Atlanta Rhythm Section is shot in the chest by a Macon police after allegedly lunging at an officer with a broken guitar handle and a hammer. Police were responding to reports that the singer was trying to commit suicide. This was the second suicide attempt within a month for Hammond, following the first on December 9th. He would later make a full recovery, but died of heart failure on March 14th, 2011.
A district court judge reduced a charge against Marilyn Manson. The original charge, fourth-degree criminal sexual misconduct, was reduced to disorderly conduct. A second charge, a misdemeanor count of assault and battery, remained unchanged. The incident stemmed from a concert on July 30, 2001 in Clarkston, MI, in which Manson allegedly assaulted a security guard.
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.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
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.
Michael Jackson gave an emotional interview to CBS-TV’s “60 Minutes,” his first since being arrested on child molestation charges, saying, “Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.” Ed Bradley had taped the interview with Jackson three days earlier on Christmas night.
Bono of U2 was the guest editor on BBC Radio 4’s news program Today
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.
Mary J. Blige debuted at #1 on the Album chart with The Breakthrough.
Pink Floyd were voted the greatest rock stars ever in a survey of 58,000 listeners from UK radio station Planet Rock. Led Zeppelin were voted into second place, 3rd was The Rolling Stones, 4th The Who, 5th, AC/DC, 6th, U2, 7th, Guns N’ Roses, 8th, Nirvana, 9th, Bon Jovi and in 10th place Jimi Hendrix. Listeners also named the 1970s as the golden age of rock, followed by the 1960’s.
The body of Barry Cowsill, bass guitarist for The Cowsills, was recovered from the Chartres Street Wharf in New Orleans. He was killed on or about September 1st from injuries believed to be caused by Hurricane Katrina. He was 51.
Elvis 75: Good Rockin’ Tonight; reaching #43 in the USA and #8 in the UK charts. It certified Gold.
2010 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.
Heavy metal icon and Motorhead frontman Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister died from cancer at the age of 70.
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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