Give us this day, March 8, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Elvis performed at the Catholic Club
, Helena, Arkansas.
|Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
||March 8 1955
Elvis received another speeding ticket in Memphis.
Loving You completes filming.
Elvis went to Forrest Hill Cemetery to see for the first time the marker and stone angels that had been placed at his mother’s grave. From the time of her burial until her body was moved to Graceland after Elvis’ death, there was a standing order at Burke’s Florist to deliver fresh flowers once a week to her grave.
Elvis drove his Rolls to Nashville to be honored by the Tennessee legislature with ‘Honorary Colonel.’
Governor Buford Ellington addressing the Tennessee State Legislature with Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley addressing the Tennessee State Legislature
Elvis and Ann Ellington (Buford’s daughter) who gave Elvis
a private tour of the mansion.
On his way back to Memphis Elvis stopped at the Tennessee State Prison to visit Johnny Bragg, lead singer for the Prisonaires.
Fun in Acapulco
Script rehearsals continued at MGM for Live a Little, Love A Little
Stay Away, Joe opens in theatres, and once again critics hate it, fans love it.
Stay Away, Joe was Elvis’ worst movie.
Elvis relaxed in Palm Springs.
Elvis and Priscilla attended the broadcast of the first Ali-Frazier fight at Ellis Auditorium. Elvis wore his gold “championship” belt from the International.
He was joined by a large group of guys and former sheriff Bill Morris. Later in the evening Elvis went to the Memphian for the first time since his return home and would attend the movies for the next 4 nights.
Elvis left Las Vegas and flew to Los Angeles where, except for occasional weekends in Palm Springs, he remained until the beginning of his April tour.
Elvis is wearing the Ram’s Head necklace that he received at the end of his Jan/Feb 1973 Las Vegas engagement and the photo was taken by a TATLER Magazine photographer at the Las vegas Airport – Elvis flew from Las Vegas to Los Angeles on March 8, 1973
Elvis performed at the Civic Center, Monroe, Louisiana.
|Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 11 – March 1st – March 20th 1974
||March 8 1974
||Monroe Civic Center
March 8, 1977
Elvis’s Hawaii vacation with Ginger Alden, her family and his troops continued.
Guns.com–2 hours ago
A .357 Magnum purchased by Elvis Presley in 1970 from a sporting goods store in Beverly Hills recently sold at an auction for $175,000.