Give us this day, March 13, our daily Elvis
March 13, 1901
Andrew Carnegie announced that he was retiring from business and that he would spend the rest of his days giving away his $300 million fortune.
March 13, 1902
Andrew Carnegie approved 40 applications from libraries seeking donations.
Song writer Mike Stoller was born in Long Island, NY.
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 13, 1954
Muddy Waters charted with “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man,” reaching #3 R&B.
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
March 13, 1955
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
March 13, 1957
The live cross-country concert tour “Biggest Show of Stars for ’57” made a stop at the Sports Arena in San Diego for a show featuring Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, LaVern Baker, Bill Doggett, Clyde McPhatter, the Five Keys, Ann Cole, the Moonglows, the Five Satins, and Charlie Brown.
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive until March 1957, moving into Graceland
March 13, 1958
King Creole Production
The Presleys lived at Graceland
The Military Service Disruption
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.
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
March 13, 1962
Cliff Richard is named Show Business Personality of 1961 at the Variety Club of Great Britain Awards.
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
At EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in London, six members of the band Sounds, Inc. (three saxophonists, two trombonists, one French horn player) recorded the horn parts for the Beatles song “Good Morning Good Morning,” which was soon to be a track on the “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club” album.
At United Recording Studios in Hollywood, Dean Martin recorded “Lay Some Happiness On Me.”
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
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The Wake and Aftermath
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
In Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966), Butterworth, then just 10, performed three songs: “Datin’,” “Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home” and “Queen Wahine’s Papaya.” The last is a lovely duet with a ukulele-strumming Elvis that gets faster and faster and ends with a huge embrace from The King.
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