Give us this day, March 13, our daily Elvis
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
March 13, 1954
Muddy Waters charted with “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man,” reaching #3 R&B.
March 13, 1955
Elvis went to the Traffic Violations Bureau in Memphis to pay his March 8 speeding ticket.
March 13, 1957
March 13, 1958
March 13, 1959
Friday the 13th proved unlucky for The Kingston Trio when they were involved in an emergency airplane landing in Indiana and nearly killed. Their song, “The Tijuana Jail” was rising up the charts, stopping at number 12 a couple weeks later.
There was an Ice show at Ellis again, a performance for Negroes, where Elvis shortly conducted the orchestra with a lighted baton.
March 13, 1961
James Brown’s magic number this day was eight as he charted with one of his earliest hits, “Bewildered,” reaching #8 R&B. It spent eight weeks on the charts and was his eighth chart hit.
March 13, 1962
Cliff Richard is named Show Business Personality of 1961 at the Variety Club of Great Britain Awards.
Principal photography on Fun In Acapulco was completed. The Colonel threw a party for cast and crew.
Elvis‘ employee Richard Davis was involved in a motor car accident that killed a gardener on this day.
March 13, 1964
Billboard reported that sales of Beatles singles currently accounted for 60 percent of the US singles market and The Beatles album Meet the Beatles had reached a record 3.5 million copies sold.
March 13, 1965
The Beatles topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the seventh time with “Eight Days A Week”.
March 13, 1966
March 13, 1967
Principal photography for Live A Little, Love A Little, began.
March 13, 1969
Change of Habit Production
The Elvis Presley movie “Charro” opened in the U.S.
March 13, 1970
March 13, 1971
March 13, 1972
March 13, 1973
David Cassidy appeared at Bell Vue Kings Hall in Manchester, the first of 10 sold out UK shows. The saucer-like arena was capable of seating 7,000 people. Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Rolling Stones,
10cc, Supertramp, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton and Led Zeppelin
all appeared here during the 60’s and 70’s.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina.
|Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 11 – March 1st – March 20th 1974
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Elvis returned to the RCA studio for rehearsals for the Las Vegas show and he worked from 9.00 p.m. to 3.00 a.m
March 13, 1976
March 13, 1974
‘s “The Wall” goes Platinum a few weeks into its fifteen week stay at number one on the Billboard chart.
‘ “Heat of the Night” became the first commercially released cassette single in the U.S.
15 years since her last hit, Cher started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Believe’, making Cher the oldest woman to top the Hot 100 at the age of 53.
The Sex Pistols
refused to attend their own induction into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Blondie,
Herb Alpert and Black Sabbath
were all inducted but the Pistols posted a handwritten note on their website, calling the institution “urine in wine”, adding “We’re not your monkeys, we’re not coming. You’re not paying attention”.
Coffee house Starbucks announced the launch of its own music label, saying it would sign both established and new artists. The chain, which had 13,000 stores worldwide, had already released albums under its Hear Music brand, licensing songs from other companies. Starbucks bosses said the label would now become more independent and that music fitted with the firm’s identity.
March 13, 2015
March 13, 2016
March 13, 2017
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