Give us this day, June 11, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
June 11, 1938
Vernon in prison
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.
May 15 – June 20, 1942
Mississippi Gulf Coast and then they all returned to Tupelo, homesick for family and friends.
June 11, 1945
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.
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)
June 3, 1951 to July 1, 1951
Elvis was employed as a machinist by “Precision Tool Co.”
April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954
Elvis delivered supplies to job sites for Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour.
end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented
mid-1955 to May, 11 1956
1414 Getwell Street
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
June 11, 1955
Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That A Shame” reached #1 R&B for eleven weeks and was his first single to cross to pop at #10.
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Shreveport.
|Info||June 11 1955||Municipal Auditorium||Shreveport LA||(8:00 PM)||Louisiana Hayride|
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
June 11, 1956
Time magazine of June 11, 1956, mockingly referred to the singer as “dreamboat Groaner Elvis (‘Hi luh-huh-huh-huv-huv yew-hew’) Presley.”
Elvis flew home to Memphis for the funeral of his cousin Lee Edward Smith, who was drowned.
Outside his Audubon Drive house was June Juanico, the girl Elvis met a year ago. Elvis would spend much time with June the rest of the week.
June 11, 1957
RCA releases “Teddy Bear”- The song was a U.S. No. 1 for seven weeks on the Pop Chart; while also hitting No. 1 on the R&B Best Sellers List, and No. 1 on the country charts.
RCA releases Elvis’ 5th LP: Elvis’ Golden Records – his first compilation of hits singles, and is widely believed to be the first greatest hits album in rock and roll history; it is the first of five Elvis’ Golden/Gold Records compilations, four of which would be released during Presley’s lifetime. The first disc was certified Gold on October 17, 1961, Platinum on May 20, 1988, 5x Platinum on March 27, 1992 and 6x Platinum on August 17, 1999
The Military Service Disruption
Military service Fort Hood in Texas. On Leave May 31 to June 13 at Graceland.
Elvis in Nashville at Studio B:
June 11, 1959
The U.S. Postmaster General banned D.H. Lawrence’s book, “Lady Chatterley’s Lover.” The ban was overruled by the U.S. Court of Appeals the following March.
Military Service in Germany / Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
June 11, 1960
June 11, 1961
June 11, 1962
Elvis finished post production looping for the film Girls! Girls! Girls!
June 11, 1963
U.S. President John F. Kennedy proposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which included equal access to public facilities, an end to segregation in education, and guaranteed federal protection of voting rights.
In an attempt to halt desegregation by the enrollment of black students Vivian Malone and James Hood, Alabama Governor George Wallace stood defiantly in front of the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama. He eventually stepped aside after being confronted by Deputy U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, federal marshals, and the Alabama Army National Guard.
June 11, 1964
Girl Happy Pre-production: Soundtrack recording for Girl Happy continued from 7.00 p.m. to 5.00 a.m. Elvis was unhappy with the material and with his own performance and left the sessions after 34 exhausting takes of Do Not Disturb.
June 11, 1965
June 11, 1966
Elvis remained at the hotel, still refusing to go to the studio. Instead he listened to the recordings of Red West, which were very good.
June 11, 1967
June 11, 1968
Elvis in rehearsals at Binder-Howe Productions office throughout the week and the weekend. Today, Elvis met with costume designer Bill Belew to discuss his ideas for the show, readily accepting Belew’s suggestions of high ‘Napoleonic’ collars and a black leather suit.
June 11, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
June 11, 1970
June 11, 1971
June 11, 1972
Elvis performed at Madison Square Garden, New York at 2.30 p.m.
This fourth show was added after the original three show series sold out.
|Date:||11 Jun 1972|
|Venue:||New York City, NY.
Madison Square Garden
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
That’s All Right
Never Been To Spain
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Polk Salad Annie
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Love Me Tender
The Impossible Dream
For The Good Times
An American Trilogy
Funny How Time Slips Away Away
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Info||June 11 1972||Madison Square Garden||New York NY||(2:30 pm)||20000||Eyelet||Lion Head belt||Yes||Yes||Yes|
June 11, 1973
Elvis attended screenings at either the Memphian or the Crosstown almost every night of the month until he had to go on tour again on the twentieth.
June 11, 1974
Vernon leaves Dee Stanley and purchases a nearby home.
June 11, 1975
June 11, 1976
June 11, 1977
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
Olivia Newton-John became a United Nations environmental ambassador.
ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Anderson were invited by U2 to join them onstage at their concert in Stockholm to perform “Dancing Queen.”
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that people convicted of “hate crimes” could be sentenced to additional punishment.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
The U.S. Congress heard singer Nancy Sinatra’s plea for legislation requiring that all performers – not just songwriters – be compensated when their songs are played on commercial radio.
The American Federation of Musicians filed a federal lawsuit against the producers of American Idol, claiming musicians were underpaid because the show’s ‘live’ music was re-recorded for reruns. The union filed the suit seeking unspecified damages in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, alleging that American Idol Productions Inc. and its subsidiary Tick Tock Productions Inc. violated a collective bargaining agreement.
Cher’s lesbian daughter, Chastity Bono, announced that she would undergo gender reassignment surgery to become a man. Bono underwent female-to-male gender transition and, in May 2010, he legally changed his gender to male and name to Chaz.
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Lisa Marie Presley, who owns Graceland and a minority stake in Elvis Presley Enterprises, gave her approval for her father’s image to be turned into a hologram, with possible uses that range from a duets album and a TV drama series to appearances at the Graceland mansion in Memphis and perhaps on the road.
A week after getting a Lifetime Country Music Achievement Award, Jim Ed Brown of The Browns died after a lengthy battle with cancer at the age of 81. The trio, that also included Jim’s sisters Maxine and Bonnie, reached the Billboard Hot 100 with the chart topping “The Three Bells” in 1959 and again in 1960 with “Scarlet Ribbons” and “The Old Lamplighter”. After the group broke up, Jim went on to a career in Country music which landed him in the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2015.
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