Daily Elvis: March 13

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.


Tupelo, Mississippi



306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.

, 1938

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.


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

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

Elvis went to the Traffic Violations Bureau in Memphis to pay his March 8 speeding ticket.

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.

Loving You  

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

There was an Ice show at Ellis again, a performance for Negroes.  Elvis 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.
At United Recording in Hollywood, Ricky Nelson recorded “Travelin’ Man,” a song originally written for Sam Cooke. The Jordanaires overdubbed the track’s background vocals on March 22.
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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.
Ocala Star-Banner newspaper on May 12, 1963
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”. 

Harum Scarum 

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.”

Elvis Presley began filming his 28th movie, “Live A Little, Love A Little,” co-starring Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee, Dick Sargent and Sterling Holloway. It was originally to be called “Kiss My Firm But Pliant Lips,” the title of the book on which the film was based.
March 13, 1969
 The Elvis Presley movie “Charro” opened in the U.S.
Change of Habit Production

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

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.
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Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 11 – March 1st – March 20th 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info March 13 1974 Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro NC (8:30 pm) 16400 Blue Starburst Original belt Black Suit Yes
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
The Jackson 5 moved from the Motown label to Epic Records and changed their name to the Jacksons.
March 13, 1977
With Blondie as their opening act, David Bowie and Iggy Pop started a North American tour at the Jean-Deslauriers Theatre in Montréal.

The Wake and Aftermath

Pink Floyd‘s “The Wall” goes Platinum a few weeks into its fifteen week stay at number one on the Billboard chart.
Sheena Easton and the Blasters guested on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand.”

1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

Bryan Adams‘ “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.

2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

Luciano Pavarotti gave his final opera performance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He died of pancreatic cancer in September 2007 at the age of 71.
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.
Michael Jackson refinanced his Neverland ranch in California after being told that if he failed to pay the $25 million he owed on the property, it would be auctioned within a week.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

March 13, 2015
March 13, 2016
March 13, 2017

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.

Interview with Donna Butterworth (Elvis’ co-star ‘Paradise Hawaiian

‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Connects Elvis Presley To John Constantine

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Reference Sites:






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Elvis Presley | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company



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