Give us this day, January 25, our daily Elvis
January 25, 1890
New York World reporter Nellie Bly completed an around-the-world journey in 72 days, six hours and 11 minutes, beating the fictional trip of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg which took 80 days.
January 25. 1947
Seven years after his release from prison, Chicago gangster and prohibition era crime leader Al Capone died of cardiac arrest following a stroke at age 48. He had been incarcerated for 7½ years – first in federal prison in Atlanta, then at Alcatraz – for income tax evasion.
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
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.
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
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
January 25, 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
Tom Perryman, Scotty, Elvis and Bill at the Mayfair Bldg. in Tyler, TX – Jan. 25, 1955
Photo courtesy Tom Perryman’s “Keeping it Country“
Jimmy Day, Scotty, and Elvis at the Mayfair Bldg. in Tyler, TX – Jan. 25, 1955
Photo courtesy Steve Bonner
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The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
January 25, 1957
At the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City, Marty Robbins recorded his breakthrough hit, “A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation),” backed by the Ray Conniff orchestra and produced by Mitch Miller.
Loving You Movie Production
The Presleys lived at Graceland
January 25, 1958
King Creole Movie Production
The single “Jailhouse Rock” became the first single ever to enter the UK pop chart at number one lasting three weeks, and as a US #1 hit for seven weeks in the fall of 1957 on the pop charts and spent one week at the top of the US country charts, while also reaching No. 2 on the R&B chart.
The Military Service Disruption
January 25, 1959
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
January 25, 1960
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) threatened to fine any disc jockey who accepted payola – money, goods or services for playing particular records on the radio.
At RCA Victor’s Music Center of the World studios in New York City, Sam Cooke recorded “Chain Gang.” The track was completed with vocal overdubs on April 13, 1960.
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
January 25, 1961
January 25, 1962
Sam Cooke released the single “Twistin’ the Night Away.”
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
|The Last Time I Saw Her Face|
|The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Any More|
|Sunday Morning Coming Down|
|Never Been To Spain|
|You Gave Me A Mountain|
|Until It’s Time For You To Go|
|A Big Hunk O’ Love|
|An American Trilogy|
|Help Me Make It Through The Night|
|Ain’t No Sunshine|
The Wake and Aftermath
In Tokyo, Paul McCartney was released from jail after serving nine days for marijuana possession.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Yoko Ono donated $375,000 to Liverpool’s Strawberry Field, the Salvation Army Children’s Home around the corner from John Lennon’s boyhood home. The fields behind the home where he used to play served as the inspiration for the Beatles song “Strawberry Fields Forever.” The home was closed in 2005 and the site is now a church and prayer center called the Boiler Room, also operated by the Salvation Army.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
Seeing that national success, Colonel Tom Parker started to plan an extensive marketing campaign to make his boy the number …
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Actress Mary Tyler Moore died of cardiopulmonary arrest after contracting pneumonia at 80.
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