Daily Elvis: January 24

Give us this day, January 24, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi



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

, 1938

Vernon Presley  spent six months in custody awaiting trial Jan 4 – (minus 6 months until)

.in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)


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

Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.



August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
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.


Mulbery Alley


Memphis, Tennessee


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




Eddie Fisher was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Outside Is Heaven’. The American singer and entertainer divorced his first wife, Debbie Reynolds to marry his best friend’s widow, Elizabeth Taylor, which gave him too much unwelcome publicity at the time. Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds were the parents of actress Carrie Fisher.

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Carl Perkins married Valda Crider. They had four children and remained together until his death in 1998, five days before what would have been their 45th wedding anniversary.

Elvis got the attention of Dixie Locke. She made plans with a girlfriend to go roller-skating on Saturday night, making sure that Elvis overheard this conversation.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

January 24, 1954

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

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

Elvis performed at Humble Oil Company Camp, Hawkins, Texas.
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 24 1955 Humble Oil Company Camp Hawkins TX (8:00 PM) approx 200 Tom Perrymans East Texas Tour

The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

January 24, 1956

The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.

January 24, 1957

Loving You  Production

The Presleys lived at Graceland

January 24, 1958

Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’. It became the first ever single to enter the chart at No.1 and was Presley’s second UK No.1. It went on to sell over 4 million copies in the US. Oddly, even in 2017 the gay lyrics are rarely commented upon – Number 47 said to Number 3 – there are no co-ed prisons.

The Quarry Men performed at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, (this was the bands only performance at the club). It was three years later when they appeared again at the Cavern but under their new name as The Beatles.

King Creole Production

The Military Service Disruption

January 24, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

Military Service: Elvis left for “Operation Winter Shield” maneuvers in Grafenwohr.

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Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

January 24, 1961

January 24, 1962

Acting like Col Tom Parker, Brian Epstein signed a management deal with The Beatles. Epstein was to receive 25 per cent of the bands gross earnings, the normal management deal was 10 per cent. Epstein directs their image away from Teddy Boys in leather jackets to a smarter stage presentation, with matching suits and bows to the audience.

At the height of the twist craze, four of Billboard‘s Top Ten albums featured Chubby Checker: “For Twisters Only,” “Let’s Twist Again,” “Your Twist Party,” and “Bobby Rydell/Chubby Checker.”

January 24, 1963

Fun in Acapulco Pre-production,

January 24, 1964

January 24, 1965

Gerry and the Pacemakers’ first film, “Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey,” with the hit title track written specifically for the movie, premiered in Liverpool. It was the first rock musical to be shot in that city and the era’s only film document of the Merseybeat scene.

January 24, 1966

January 24, 1967

January 24, 1968

New Jersey state prosecutors issue a warning to US record dealers that they would be charged with distributing pornography if they were caught selling the John Lennon / Yoko Ono LP ‘Two Virgins’. The front cover of the album showed the pair frontally nude, while the back cover showed them from behind. The album still managed to reach No.124 on the US, but failed to chart at all in the UK, where only 5,000 copies were ever pressed.
The Doors appeared at Madison Square Garden, New York City, They were paid over $50,000 for the gig making them one of the highest paid acts this year.
Elvis Presley, Aspen Colorado
Elvis, Priscilla and Lisa-Marie flew to Aspen, Colorado, with several of the entourage for a ski and snow vacation.
Meanwhile, RCA:

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

The rehearsals for the Las Vegas engagement were now replaced to the showroom, commencing at 1.00 p.m. each day. Last August Elvis was dissatisfied with the sound of the showroom, so now engineer Bill Porter was hired to help Felton run the sound board during the show.
Elvis arrived in Las Vegas.
January 24, 1972
Elvis began with the rehearsals at the Hilton Showroom with the whole group at noon, continuing for the next 2 days.
Rehearsals were held in the Las Vegas Hilton showroom for 3 days, beginning at noon each day.

January 24, 1975

January 24, 1976

Bob Dylan started a five week run at No.1 on the US chart with his 17th studio album Desire. The album features ‘Hurricane’, which protests the conviction of former middleweight boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter for triple murder in 1966, arguing his innocence.

January 24, 1977

The Wake and Aftermath


Adam And The Ants started a 10-week run at No.1 on the UK chart with their debut album ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley


Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard died following a stroke at 74.


Choral director/movie vocal supervisor/ arranger/composer Ken Darby died of heart failure at 82. (South Pacific, An Affair to Remember, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Bernardine, The Girl Can’t Help It, Love Me Tender, Bus Stop) He was the principal composer of Elvis Presley’s “Love Me Tender” but signed the rights over to his wife Vera Matson, whose name appears as co-lyricist and co-composer with Presley. The song was adapted from the Civil War era song “Aura Lee.” His choral group, the Ken Darby Singers, sang behind Bing Crosby on the original 1942 recording of “White Christmas,” and provided the music for two 1950s TV western series, “The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp” and “The Adventures of Jim Bowie.”


Chaka Khan sang “Ain’t That Peculiar” and “How Sweet It Is” at a tribute to Marvin Gaye in France during the twenty-seventh annual MIDEM music convention. Also performing were the Pointer Sisters.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake performed at the halftime ceremonies for Superbowl XXXVIII in Jacksonville, FL. Te event would become more known for her “wardrobe malfunction” , when Timberlake ripped off the front of her costume, exposing her nipple on worldwide TV.


Country singer Lynn Anderson was arrested for shoplifting after being caught stealing a Harry Potter DVD from a New Mexico supermarket and punching a police officer during her arrest. The 57 year-old had the 1970 Top 5 hit ‘Rose Garden’.

The iTunes Music Store reached 250 million songs sold.


The Elvis Presley box set “Elvis #1 Singles” was released in the U.S. The set included all of Elvis’ 21 #1 U.S. hits on 20 singles with original B sides. Each single included the original 45 rpm single artwork.


Amy Winehouse was admitted into rehab in a battle to kick her addiction to drugs. A statement from her record company, Universal said she entered the facility “after talks with her record label, management, family and doctors to continue her ongoing recovery against drug addiction.”

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


David Bowie was at No.1 on both the UK & US album charts with his twenty-fifth and final studio album Blackstar, Bowie’s only album to top the Billboard 200 in the US. Bowie was the biggest-selling vinyl artist of 2016 in the UK, with five albums in the vinyl Top 30, including Blackstar as the No.1 selling vinyl album of the year.


30 years have passed since the death of Elvis Presley, one of the greatest musicians of all time.

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