Give us this day, January 24, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
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.
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January 24, 1956
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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
January 24, 1959
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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.
January 24, 1963
Fun in Acapulco Pre-production,
January 24, 1964
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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
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.
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.
Elvis Presley #1 Singles Box Set released.
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.”
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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