Give us this day, January 17, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
January 17, 1954
Scotty, Elvis and Bill onstage at the City Auditorium in Beaumont, TX – June, 1955
Photo courtesy Steve Bonner
January 17, 1958
King Creole Recording Sessions
January 17, 1959
January 17, 1960
Cliff Richard and The Shadows perform on Sunday Night At The London Palladium, where the singer is presented a Gold record for his hit, “Living Doll”.
Elvis’s last visit to Paris from January 5 to January 17.
January 17, 1961
Wild in the Country Production
January 17, 1962
January 17, 1963
January 17, 1964
January 17, 1965
January 17, 1966
NBC ordered 32 episodes of “The Monkees” for its upcoming fall schedule. The series centered on the adventures of The Monkees, a struggling rock band from Los Angeles, California and introduced a number of innovative new-wave film techniques to television. a group of actors who became a band. Michael Nesmith is the concept creator of MTV.
January 17, 1968
RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee
U.S. Male WPA4 1807-12
January 17, 1969
January 17, 1970
Elvis returned to Los Angeles for band rehearsals.
A section of Bellevue Boulevard in Memphis was renamed Elvis Presley Boulevard. The remaining length of road kept its original name after protests from the Bellevue Baptist Church. In 1976, Elvis released an album called “From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee”, which was recorded at his home studio at Graceland.
by 1987, The City of Memphis had raised the height of the signs to prevent people from stealing them.
January 17, 1973
January 17, 1974
January 17, 1975
January 17, 1976
Barry Manilow scored his second US No.1 single with ‘I Write The Songs’, which was written by The Beach Boys Bruce Johnson.
January 17, 1977
5th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Hank Ballard, The Platters, Louis Armstrong, Ma Rainey, and the Four Tops by presenter Stevie Wonder.
Michael Jackson’s TV show on CBS, Michael Jackson. . .The Legend Continues, aired with guests Smokey Robinson, Dick Clark, and Quincy Jones.
Donny Osmond fought the Partridge Family’s Danny Bonaduce in a charity boxing match in Chicago, IL. Bonaduce won a split decision.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Shirelles, David Bowie Tom Donahue, The Jefferson Airplane, Little Willie John, Pink Floyd, Pete Seeger, and The Velvet Underground
Uncle Vester Presley, Graceland Gate Guard, died.
Don Kirshner, the songwriter, manager, publisher and music executive who helped launch the careers of Neil Diamond, Bobby Darin, Carole King, Neil Sedaka, The Monkees, The Archies and Kansas, died of heart failure at the age of 76.
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