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March 8, 1907
A women’s suffrage bill was rejected by the British House of Commons.
March 8, 1910
The King of Spain gave authorization for women to attend universities.
march 8, 1917
Rioting and strikes during International Women’s Day protests in St. Petersburg signaled the beginning of Russia’s “February Revolution,” so named because of Russia’s use of the Julian calendar.
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon Presley awaiting prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
Vernon Presley 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
march 8, 1954
Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour from September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955
|Info||March 8 1955||Catholic Club||Helena AR||(8:00 PM)|
The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
The Presleys lived at at 1414 Getwell Street until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive March 1957
Loving You completes filming.
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive until March 1957, moving into Graceland
The Presleys lived at Graceland
The Military Service Disruption
The Marx Brothers – Groucho, Chico and Harpo – made their final TV appearance together in “The Incredible Jewel Robbery” on CBS-TV’s “General Electric Theater.” It also marked the first appearance of all three brothers together in the same scene since “A Night in Casablanca” in 1946, although they had appeared in individual scenes in “The Story of Mankind” in 1957, and in pairs in “Love Happy” in 1949.
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
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.
march 8, 1962
On CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show”: The Dave Clark Five performed “Glad All Over” on the first of 18 appearances (actually 13 live appearances and five videotape repeats), also on the program: Florence Henderson, Steve Lawrence,Phil Silvers, Jerry Vale, Juliette Prowse, and Blossom Seeley.
march 8, 1965
David Bowie made his TV debut with The Manish Boys on a UK program called ‘Gadzooks! It’s All Happening’ when they performed their current single ‘I Pity The Fool.’
Bob Dylan’s single Subterranean Homesick Blues was released in the US. The lead track from his Bringing It All Back Home album, gave Dylan his first top 40 hit. Subterranean Homesick Blues is also noted for its innovative film clip, in what became one of the first ‘modern’ promotional film clips. The clip was shot in an alley behind the Savoy Hotel in London, the cue cards which Dylan holds were written by Donovan, Allen Ginsberg, and Dylan himself.
Lulu became the first British female singer to appear behind the Iron Curtain when she began a concert tour of Poland with the Hollies.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
March 8, 1970
|Date:||08 Mar 1974|
Monroe Civic Center
|Costume:||Brown Flowers suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
Johnny B. Goode
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
I Can’t Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Long Tall Sally/Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On/
Mama Don’t Dancece/Flip, Flop And Fly/
Jailhouse Rock/Hound Dog
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Info||March 8 1974||Monroe Civic Center||Monroe LA||(8:30 pm)||8177||Blue Starburst||Original belt||White Suit||Yes|
March 8, 1975
Elvis Presley’s “My Boy” hit #20 in the U.S.
March 8, 1976
March 8, 1977
Elvis’s Hawaii vacation with Ginger Alden, her family and his troops continued.
The Wake and Aftermath
Rolling Stone magazine reported that inflation had dramatically increased the cost of making and promoting a major label album to a new total somewhere between $350,000 and $500,000.
The Oak Ridge Boys’ single “Elvira” was certified Platinum.
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Diana Ross was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the ‘Chain Reaction.’ Written and produced by The Bee Gees (who also provided the backing vocals for the single). The single became her first No.1 single in the UK since ‘I’m Still Waiting’ in 1971.
Cher won the worst dressed female, and worst video for ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’, in The Rolling Stone Magazine’s awards, Donny Osmond won the most unwelcome comeback award.
Annette Funicello revealed that she had multiple sclerosis. She died of the disease in 2013.
2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
China was set to impose stricter rules on foreign pop stars after Bjork caused controversy by shouting “Tibet, Tibet” at a Shanghai concert after a powerful performance of her song Declare Independence. Talk of Tibetan independence was considered taboo in China, which had ruled the territory since 1951. A spokesperson from the culture ministry said Bjork would be banned from performing in China if there was a repeat performance.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer and musician, Sir George Martin died aged 90. He worked as EMI records in-house record producer and became known as the so-called fifth Beatle. Martin produced all but one of The Beatles albums giving him 30 No.1 hit singles in the UK and 23 No.1 hits in the US. He also produced many other acts including: Matt Monro, Cilla Black, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, The Fourmost, Jeff Beck, Ultravox, Kenny Rogers, UFO, Cheap Trick, Elton John and Celine Dion. Martin received a Knighthood in 1996.
Ed Asner Performing in Woodstock on March 8 to perform his acclaimed one-man show, “A Man and His Prostate,” at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre on Thursday, March 8, … He first worked with Mary Tyler Moore in 1969 in one of two Elvis Presley films in which he had roles.
Warren Civic Music presents “One Night in Memphis,” a tribute to Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash, Diversions from March 8, 2018
“BLUE SUEDE SHOES”: Four talented singers and musicians look back at the roots of rock ‘n’ roll in this lively, driving revue that features songs from Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Ray Charles and more.
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