Daily Elvis: January 25

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.

A Chick named Nellie Bly

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.

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

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

Elvis performed at the Mayfair Building , Tyler, Texas.

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
Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info January 25 1955 Mayfair Building Tyler TX (8:00 PM) Tom Perrymans East Texas Tour Yes

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

Elvis Presley | Backstage | Tyler | January 25, 1955 – Elvis Presley Music

Lot Detail – Historic January 25, 1956, Elvis Presley First Signed 

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

At the end of the morning Elvis and the Colonel flew first-class from Nashville to New York City. They stayed at the Warwick Hotel and had dinner at the Hickory House Restaurant. As always, Elvis made several telephone calls from his hotel room.
The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.

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.”

Elvis reported at the Paramount makeup department, at their request at 1.30 p.m. He brought his own favorite hair dye: Fun in Acapulco  Movie Production
January 25, 1964
The Beatles scored their first number one best seller in the US when “I Want To Hold Your Hand” reached the top of the Cash Box Magazine music chart. The Fab Four would eventually rack up 25 number ones in America.
January 25, 1965
Principal photography began for the Elvis Presely film “Fun in Acupulco.”
January 25, 1966
Elvis Tankers Fan Club president, Gary Pepper, collects several thousand names on a petition calling for the Memphis Coliseum to be renamed the Elvis Presley Coliseum.
Elvis bought a horse for Red West named Keno.
January 25, 1968
January 25, 1969
At Apple Studios in London, The Beatles recorded “For You Blue,” which at the time had the working title of “George’s Blues (Because You’re Sweet and Lovely).” Producer Phil Spector completed the track in January 1970 at Olympic Studios.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

January 25, 1970
 CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show”: B.J. Thomas sang “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head,” and Little Anthony and the Imperials performed “Goin’ Out Of My Head,” “Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop,” “Tears On My Pillow,” and “Hurt So Bad” Patti Page, Robert Klein and Norm Crosby also appeared on the program.
January 25, 1971
Charles Manson and three female members of his “family” were found guilty of seven counts of murder in the first degree and one count of conspiracy to commit murder. They were all sentenced to death for the 1969 killings. The sentences were later commuted to life in prison.
January 25, 1972
Tour Rehearsals @ Showroom, Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
The Last Time I Saw Her Face
Delta Lady
The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Any More
Sunday Morning Coming Down
Steamroller Blues
Brown Eyes
Summer Days
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
January 25, 1973
Stage Rehearsals 01/25/1973 in Las Vegas At The Hilton Showroom


Something / You Gave Me A Mountain / Steamroller Blues / My Way / Love Me / It’s Over / Blue Suede Shoes / I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry / Welcome To My World / I’ll Remember You / Long Tall Sally – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On / An American Trilogy / A Big Hunk O’ Love / I’m Leavin’ – It All Up To You / Faded Love / I Can’t Stop Loving You / Separate Ways (with Band) / Separate Ways (with Band & Orchester) / Bridge Over Troubled Water / Can’t Help Falling In Love
An estimated 17,000 fans saw Led Zeppelin perform at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis.
While Elvis was in Las Vegas he received emergency dental treatment.
 January 25, 1975
The last Sunbury Rock Festival in Victoria Australia was held – the promoters lack of funds, caused AC/DC and Deep Purple to have a stage fight.
January 25, 1976
January 25, 1977

Romances: Ginger Alden

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.

Norwegian group A-Ha were at No.1 in the UK with ‘The Sun Always Shines On TV.’ Becoming the first ever-Norwegian act to score a UK No.1.
George Harrison released the second single from his “Cloud Nine” album, “When We Was Fab,” written by Harrison and Jeff Lynne about the days of Beatlemania.
Bobby Brown was arrested for an overtly sexually suggestive performance after a show in Columbus; he was fined $652 under the anti-lewdness ordinance law.
Paul McCartney was profiled on CBS-TV’s newsmagazine “48 Hours.”
Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers appeared on NBC-TV’s “Cheers.”
Paul McCartney performed on MTV’s “Unplugged.” One of the show’s many memorable moments was his singing of “And I Love Her,” which marked the first time he had performed the song anywhere outside of the Beatles.
Michael Jackson reached a multi-million dollar settlement with a boy who had accused him of sexual molestation.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


The Marketing of Rock ‘N Roll – Part One – Home | Under The Influence …

 Seeing that national success, Colonel Tom Parker started to plan an extensive marketing campaign to make his boy the number …

25 January 2005
 “Love, Elvis” was released. It contained remastered versions of 24 of Elvis’ greatest love songs. An unreleased alternate take of “For The Good Times” was included.
Image result for Love, Elvis

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

KISS rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
A former Miss Canada finalist became the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in The Beatles. Canadian singer Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy, 53, was one of the first students to sign up for the course on the Fab Four when it launched at Liverpool Hope University in March 2009. The ground-breaking course looked at the studio sound and composition of The Beatles and how Liverpool helped to shape their music as well as examining the significance of the music of The Beatles and their impact on Western culture.
At a pre-trial hearing in Los Angeles, Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson’s physician and charged with involuntary manslaughter in the singer’s death, told Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor, “I am an innocent man.” In November 2011, the jury found Murray guilty and he was sentenced to four years in prison but was expected to serve a little less than two years. Murray was released on October 28, 2013.

The 10 Best Forgotten Elvis Presley Songs

Osawatomie celebrates Elvis Presley’s life at library event

South Dakota museum awarded ownership of Elvis Presley guitar: China Post

Actress Mary Tyler Moore died of cardiopulmonary arrest after contracting pneumonia at 80.

(Mary Tyler Moore, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Hour, Mary, New York News, Annie McGuire, Ordinary People, Flirting with Disaster, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Change of Habit, Labor Pains, Just Between Friends)/TV Hall of Famer

Presley Pictures: The Anti-Establishment and Gubbermint Movies

EPE loses at Court: the Beer won’t make people think of Elvis, it makes them think they are Elvis.

BrewDog can call beer Elvis Juice after winning fight with The King’s …

The Sun2 hours ago
… Property Office to hear the appeal. Elvis Presley Enterprises claimed drinkers would think the estate of the late singer — known as the King — endorsed the Aberdeenshire firm’s ale. But Mr Johnson said: “Even with imperfect recollection, average consumers won’t mistake this beer for Elvis Presley.” …

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