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306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
April 17, 1952 to May 28, 1952
Elvis was an usher at Loew’s State Theatre
January 7 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street, rented
April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954
Elvis delivered supplies to job sites for Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour.
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
May 22, 1955
Police in Bridgeport, Connecticut cancel a dance at the Ritz ballroom featuring Fats Domino. Authorities say the cancellation is because they discovered that “Rock and Roll dances might be featured” and justify their action by citing “a recent near riot at the New Haven Arena” where Rock ‘n’ Roll dances were held.
|Info||May 22 1955||Magnolia Gardens||Houston TX||Afternoon|
The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
May 22, 1956
After sitting patiently through opening performances by Rick Flaim and his six-piece orchestra, singer Jackie Little, Irish tenor Frankie Connors, comedian-dancer Phil Maraquin and the Jordanaires, fans left their metal folding chairs behind to dance to Presley’s headlining set.
“He was wearing black loafers, lavender socks, a white shirt with a thin tie and a lavender sport coat. At that point in time we had never seen a lavender sport coat. He was about 20 feet away from us,” recalled Wanda Goeppinger, 70.
Elvis performed at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa.
Long Tall Sally
Blue Suede Shoes
I Was The One
I Got A Woman
The Des Moines Register (May 20, 1956) (Newspaper Ad)
|Info||May 22 1956||Veterans Memorial Auditorium||Des Moines IA||(8:00 PM)||4000||Yes|
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive
May 22, 1957
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive, Graceland purchased on March 19.
The Military Service Disruption
Jerry Lee Lewis arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport to begin his first British tour, along with his new bride, 14 year old third cousin, Myra. Although advised not to mention it, Lewis answered all questions about his private life. The public’s shock over Lewis’ marriage marks the start of a controversy leading to his British tour being cancelled after just 3 of the scheduled 37 performances.
Military service at Fort Hood in Texas., for basic training as part of the Second Armored Division. He was stationed there for six months.
The Presleys lived at Graceland
Military service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
May 22, 1960
The Brothers Four sang “Greenfields” on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Nelson Eddy, Anna Moffo, Sam Levenson, and Wayne & Shuster also performed on the program.
Elvis Presley Returns To Movie Maneuvers (May 22, 1960)
In this interview during the filming of his first movie since serving in the Army, Elvis acknowledged that he found acting more difficult than singing.
May 22, 1961
In Seattle, the first revolving restaurant, Top of the Needle, opened atop the Space Needle, the landmark tower built for the 1962 World’s Fair.
May 22, 1962
May 22, 1963
May 22, 1964
May 22, 1965
Jack Benny’s broadcast run of live network radio programs ended after 23 years. His TV show aired from 1952-1965.
Barbra Streisand released the album “My Name Is Barbra,” a few weeks after her Emmy Award-winning television special of the same title aired on CBS.
The Beatles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Ticket To Ride’, the group’s eighth US No.1. The American single’s label declared that the song was from the United Artists release Eight Arms to Hold You. This was the original title of the Beatles’ second movie; the title changed to Help! after the single was initially released.
Tony Clarke, Eddie Hodges and Paul Revere and the Raiders were guest performers on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand.”
May 22, 1966
In Hollywood, shooting began on the last original episode of the TV series “Perry Mason,” starring Raymond Burr. Erle Stanley Gardner, creator of the fictional lawyer, appeared in it as the judge. It was also the only episode in the series that was filmed and televised in color.
Elvis played touch football at Whitehaven High School, near Graceland.
May 22, 1967
The Monkees released their third album, “Headquarters,” the one album on which they played their own instruments, mostly on songs they had written.
On NBC-TV’s “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Florence Ballard appeared with the Supremes for the last time.
May 22, 1968
Frank Sinatra performed with a full orchestra at a Democratic Party fundraiser for presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey at the Oakland Coliseum in California.
May 22, 1969
A lunar module of Apollo 10 flew within nine miles of the Moon’s surface, a rehearsal for the first lunar landing.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
May 22, 1970
The Guess Who’s “American Woman” album and single were certified Gold.
Elvis Presley signed a three-picture deal with MGM.
Elvis and the group went to the Memphian to attend the movies, just like every night that Elvis was at home.
May 22, 1971
Richie Havens’ “Here Comes the Sun” reached #16 on the pop Top 100, earning the folk artist his only chart appearance. The song was originally recorded by the Beatles.
The Rolling Stones achieve the rare feat of having both the Number One LP (“Sticky Fingers”) and Number One single (“Brown Sugar”) in the US. The artwork for Sticky Fingers which, on the original vinyl release, featured a working zipper that opened to reveal cotton briefs, was conceived by American pop artist Andy Warhol.
Elvis and Joyce Bova left Nashville to return to Memphis, where Elvis went to Dr. Nick’s house from the airport.
May 22, 1972
Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to visit Moscow and met with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
In Seattle, the Guess Who recorded their “Live at the Paramount” album.
May 22, 1973
May 22, 1974
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Tahoe Shows
|Date:||22 May 1974|
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
|Date:||22 May 1974|
Sahara Tahoe Hotel
|Track list:||2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman
– segued medley with –
Tryin To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
You Dont Have To Say You Love Me
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord ?
I Cant Stop Loving You
( followed by a reprise of above song )
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
The Wonder Of You
Big Boss Man
( followed by a reprise of above song )
Cant Help Falling In Love
|Info||May 22 1974||Sahara Hotel||Lake Tahoe NV||Dinner (10.00pm)|
|Info||May 22 1974||Sahara Hotel||Lake Tahoe NV||Midnight (12.00am)||Yes|
May 22, 1975
May 22, 1976
Donna Summer reached #52 pop with “Could It Be Magic,” originally recorded by Barry Manilow and given to Donna by Manilow’s publisher Jay Warner.
Wings started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Silly Love Songs’, McCartney’s fifth US No.1 since leaving The Beatles. Paul McCartney had often been teased by music critics as well as former Beatle and friend, John Lennon, for writing lightweight songs and he wrote this number in response.
May 22, 1977
Elvis performed at the Capital Center Arena. Landover, Maryland.
Elvis leaves the stage during tonight’s show in Landover, MD, claiming he has to attend to “nature’s call.”
|Date:||22 May 1977|
|Costume:||Mexican Sundial Suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
You Gave Me A Mountain
Funny How Time Slips Away
O Sole Mio/It’s Now Or Never
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Blueberry Hill [excerpt]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Battle of New Orleans
Hail Hail Rock’n’Roll
Danny Boy [S.Nielsen]
Walk With Me [S.Nielsen]
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Info||May 22 1977||Capital Center||Largo MD||(8:30 pm)||19000||Mexican Sundial||Original belt||Red Suit||Yes||Yes|
The Wake and Aftermath
U2 kicked off their 23 date ’11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ tour at The Hope & Anchor in London.
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Cher called David Letterman an asshole on his NBC-TV “Late Night” show.
Sylvester Stallone agreed to a 10-picture, $15 million per film, six-year deal with United Artists.
Roy Orbison was the musical guest on NBC-TV’s “Saturday Night Live.”
Independent record promoter Ralph Tashjian became the first person ever convicted under the 29-year-old US payola law. He pleaded guilty in Los Angeles to distributing cash and cocaine to a radio station in order to get airplay for records by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello and Laura Branigan.
Ringo Starr released “Time Takes Time”, his first studio album in nine years. To promote it, Starr toured with an all-star band that included his son Zak on drums, along with Burton Cummings, Dave Edmunds and Todd Rundgren.
Salt-n-Pepa performed at a benefit to raise money for AIDS patients called LIFEbeat’s Counteraid. They had intended to become nurses but wound up as telephone sales operators before striking gold as a rap act.
Swedish group Ace Of Base started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘All That She Wants’, a No.2 hit in the US.
The Temptations charted with “How Could He Hurt You,” their eighty-seventh and last R&B charter of the century, reaching #57. The group had its first R&B hit thirty-seven years earlier and by this time, only Otis Williams remained from the original group.
Robbie Williams set up a children’s charity with the cash he earned from a deal with Pepsi. The trust, ‘Give It Sum’, boasted £2m seed money. Beneficiaries would include UNICEF and Jeans For Genes.
At Christie’s Auction House in New York City, James Irsay, owner of the NFL Indianapolis Colts, purchased the original manuscript of Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road,” for $2.4 million, a world record price for a literary manuscript. Irsay exhibited the scroll across the United States from 2004 to 2009.
The 1966 Elvis Presley movie “Frankie and Johnny” was released on DVD
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
The final manuscript of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, which was annotated by the composer, sold at an auction for $3.47 million.
Morrissey appeared at the M.E.N. arena Manchester, England on his 45th birthday. It was Morrissey’s return to his home city Manchester after an absence of 12 years and the 18000 tickets sold out in only 90 minutes. During the set Morrissey performed five Smiths songs
A remastered 3rd version of “Elvis’ Gold Records, Vol. 4” was a compilation of hit singles released between 1961 and 1967, the original release peaking at number 33 on the Billboard 200 and later certified Gold on March 27, 1992.
The Gold LP Series has 5 Volumes – 2 from the 1950s, 2 from the 1960s and 1 released in the 1980s.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Madonna‘s documentary, “I Am Because We Are,” was shown at the Cannes Film Festival.
British newspaper The Sun, reported that Mick Jagger’s lavish Caribbean holiday home on Mustique was available for hire, at £9,500 a week, but added that Mick, demanded full details of applicants’ backgrounds, including professions, before they were even considered. Bandmate Keith Richards’ beach-front Caribbean holiday home at Parrot Cay Resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands was also available for rent, at £35,000 a week.
A guitar that Elvis Presley was given by his father sold for $334,000 (£230,000) at an auction in New York. It was thought that Vernon Presley changed the finish on the Gibson Dove to black after his son earned a black belt in karate. Presley later gave the guitar to a fan during a concert in North Carolina in 1975. Auctioneers Julien’s also sold John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics for The Beatles’ ‘Being For The Benefit of Mr Kite!’ for $354,400 (£244,000) and a red neoprene vinyl jacket which Michael Jackson wore for his 1996-97 HIStory world tour which sold for $256,000.
Drake broke Adele’s record for the most wins at the Billboard Music Awards after the Canadian rapper picked up 13 prizes, beating Adele by one. The event which was held in Las Vegas also saw Twenty One Pilots pick up top duo/group and top rock artist with Metallica winning in the rock album category.
In Manchester, England, 22 people were killed and at least 50 were injured in an explosion by a suicide bomber as fans exited an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Grande suspended the remainder of her world tour. ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attack although no evidence of their involvement was immediately discovered.
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