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306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Vernon Presley awaiting prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra recorded their theme song, “Moonlight Serenade.”
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.
1948-1953 – Humes High School
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
At CBS 30th Street Studio in New York City, Tony Bennett recorded “Because Of You.”
The Stargazers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Broken Wings.’ The first record by any British group to reach No.1. Stargazers’ member Fred Dachtler is the father of Clark Datchler of 80’s group Johnny Hates Jazz.
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955
Elvis performed at the Nettleron A, High School
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The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
Elvis backstage at the San Diego Arena – Apr. 4, 1956
Photo courtesy Glen Glenn and ETMM/TrevorCajiao
WEAR IT ALWAYS – Elvis Presley autographs the arm of Barbara Shepherd, 12, 2335 Seabreeze Dr. last night at the Arena as another admirer, Kathy Rawlings, 13, 5530 Bolivar St., watches.
(cropped) Evening Tribune Staff Photo courtesy Cristi Dragomir
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The Presleys lived at at 1414 Getwell Street until May 11 1956 – Audobon Drive March 1957
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.
The Military Service Disruption
The Platters released the single “Twilight Time.”
Military service at Fort Hood, TX, for basic training as part of the Second Armored Division. He was stationed there for six months.
The Elvis Presley compilation album “For LP Fans Only” hit #19 in the U.S.
Military Service – Elvis on a publicity date with Vera Tschechowa
Elvis arm wrestles Irene Mann, German Film Director
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
The Everly Brothers released their first Warner Bros. single, “Cathy’s Clown.”
RCA Victor Records announces that it will release all Pop singles in mono and stereo simultaneously, the first record company to do so. Elvis Presley’s single, “Stuck on You” is RCA’s first mono / stereo release.
Elvis is Back recording session: At RCA Studio B in Nashville, Elvis Presley recorded nine songs, including “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” and “Such A Night,” which were later released as singles.
The Beatles make music history with the top 5 songs on Billboard Hot 100, and another nine singles on the chart, bringing their total to fourteen singles on the USA Hot 100:
No. 1, “Can’t Buy Me Love”
No. 2, “Twist and Shout”
No. 3, “She Loves You”
No. 4, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
No. 5, “Please Please Me”
In Canada, they had nine of the Top 10 singles, while the Australian charts saw them occupying the first six places.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No.1 on the US album chart with Deja Vu. The first album which saw Neil Young joining Crosby, Stills and Nash featured three US Top 40 singles: ‘Teach Your Children’, ‘Our House’ and ‘Woodstock’.
Elvis Presley released the single “An American Trilogy,” recorded during one of his concerts at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas in February 1972. Despite the advertisement, the Elvis Standing Room Only LP was not released.
Elvis on Tour – April
The Sex Pistols played the first night of a residency at the El Paradiso club in Soho, London, England.
Elvis learned that Red West and cousin Sonny West along with Dave Hebler signed a book deal for “Elvis What Happened” Elvis is admitted to a Memphis hospital for a six day stay (April 1-6), suffering from fatigue and intestinal flu.
The Wake and Aftermath
The documentary film “This is Elvis” premiered at the USA Film Festival in Dallas, TX. The film was premiered for the press the previous day.
“This is Elvis,” based on the life of Elvis Presley, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters. It combined archival footage with reenactments, and narration by Elvis soundalike, singer Ral Donner.
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
Danny Rapp of Danny And The Juniors, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His band achieved two classic 1950’s hits, “At the Hop” (#1) and “Rock and Roll is Here to Stay” (#19). He was 41 years old.
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Pepsi-Cola announces that it will no longer run the commercial that features Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” after religious groups in the US protest. They would continue to broadcast the ad in Canada.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
50 Cent became the best selling artist in the US so far this year when his latest album ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ sold more than four million copies in two months.
Performing at Bangalore Palace in the middle of a monsoon, the Rolling Stones made their concert debut in India.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
The surviving members of The Jacksons, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito, announced that they were reforming for the first time since 1984. A six week series of concert dates during June and July, called The Unity Tour, would see them perform their classic hits once again.
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