Daily Elvis: June 13

Give us this day,  June 13, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

June 13, 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 13, 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.

Mulbery Alley
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

Memphis, Tennessee


Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

June 13, 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.”


At the Castle Studio in Nashville’s Tulane Hotel, Hank Williams recorded his compositions “Jambalaya (On the Bayou),” “Settin’ The Woods On Fire” and “I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive.”

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


The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 13, 1956

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Elvis and June Juanico in Houston: When Elvis and June were having breakfast at a restaurant on South Main Street, Elvis got himself surrounded by a lot of girls. He told a reporter he was engaged to only one- his career.

Romance: June Juanico

June 13, 1957

Jailhouse Rock

The Military Service Disruption

June 13, 1958

High School Confidential,” starring Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, John Drew Barrymore, Diane Jergens, Mamie Van Doren, Ray Anthony, Michael Landon, and featuring Jerry Lee Lewis performing the title song, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

Ed Sullivan phones Colonel Tom Parker and says he wants Elvis to make a fourth appearance on his show as soon as he is discharged from the Army. Unfortunately for Sullivan, Elvis would never return to his program as The Colonel chose to book his client on Frank Sinatra’s variety show on May 12th, 1960 for a then unheard of fee of $125,000.

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.  On Leave @ Graceland May 31 to June 13


June 13, 1959

Military Service in Germany /  At the beginning of a 15 day furlough Elvis traveled to Munich and later Paris with Lamar, Rex and Charlie Hodge.

In Munich Elvis visited old friends at the Moulin Rouge.

Elvis in Munich in june 13 1959 .Elvis at the Moulin Rouge in Munich in march 4 1959.

Elvis Presley’s 1959 Two-week Army Furlough in Munich and Paris

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 13, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 13, 1961

June 13, 1962

Girls! Girls! Girls!

June 13, 1963

DOLORES HART, the 24-year-old film actress and co- star of Elvis Presley, is becoming a nun a Hollywood spokesman said

June 13, 1964

Elvis Presley’s cover of Ray Charles 1959 hit “What’d I Say” hit #21 in the U.S.

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The b-side “Viva Las Vegas” hit #29 in the U.S.  reached #12 on the UK Singles Chart, improving to #15 after a reissue in 2007. and it was certified Gold Award issued on March 27, 1992.

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June 13, 1965

Frankie and Johnny

June 13, 1966

June 13, 1967

Priscilla’s pregnancy is announced.

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The group stayed over two nights in Flagstaff, Arizona, while visiting the Grand Canyon.

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Elvis and Priscilla Presley, Visiting The Grand Canyon, June 1967


June 13, 1968

Elvis continued with the rehearsals at Binder-Howe Productions office throughout the week and the weekend.

June 13, 1969

Trumpeted as the biggest-ever soul music festival to date, Sam & Dave, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Percy Sledge, the Staple Singers, Reverend James Cleveland, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Sister Clara Ward, and more performed at Soul Bowl ’69 at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.

Elvis flew down to Palm Springs for the weekend.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 13, 1970

The Beatles had their last original single, “The Long and Winding Road” hit number 1 in the US.

June 13, 1971

Frank Sinatra performed his “retirement” concert at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, a benefit performance marking the 50th anniversary of the Motion Picture And Television Relief Fund. His 11-song set ended with the song “Angel Eyes” and its last line, “‘S’cuse me … while I … disappear,” after which the spotlight that had been reduced to illuminate only his face was extinguished. Sinatra returned a year and a half later with the legendary comeback album “Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back.”

June 13, 1972

The Drifters’ original lead singer, Clyde McPhatter died. He was considered by many as one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest voices and  Elvis Presley was one of his biggest fans. Joined Billy Ward & the Dominoes in 1950, formed The Drifters in 1953, had several solo hits including 1962 ‘Lover Please,’ was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Elvis performed at the Roberts Municipal Coliseum, Evansville, Indiana.


Date: 13 Jun 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Evansville, IN.
Robert’s Memorial Stadium
Tickets: 11,550
Costume: Lightblue Swirls suit
Track list: 2001 Theme
Thats All Right
Proud Mary
Never Been To Spain
You Dont Have To Say You Love Me
Until Its Time For You To Go
Polk Salad Annie
Love Me
All Shook Up
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear
– segued medley with –
Dont Be Cruel
Ill Remember You
Hound Dog
How Great Thou Art
Suspicious Minds
Band Introductions
For The Good Times
Funny How Time Slips Away
I Cant Stop Loving You
Cant Help Falling In Love
Closing Vamp


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 6 – June 9th – June 20th 1972
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June 13, 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 13, 1974

Elvis flew into Memphis before taking off on his third tour of 1974.

June 13, 1975

June 13, 1976

June 13, 1977

Elvis called President Jimmy Carter to try to help out his friend George Klein in a federal court case.

President Carter returned the phone call, but could not understand anything Elvis said.

The Wake and Aftermath


The movie version of “Grease,” starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, and Jeff Conaway, had its world premiere in New York City.


Roadie,” starring Meat Loaf, Art Carney and Kaki Hunter, with Roy Orbison, Hank Williams, Jr., Alice Cooper, Merle Kilgore, Blondie, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Frampton, and Don Cornelius, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


Whitney Houston started a six-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her second LP Whitney. With this album, Houston set various records on the US charts. Houston became female artist, to debut at No.1 with an album and its first four singles, ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)’, ‘Didn’t We Almost Have It All’, ‘So Emotional’ and ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go’, all peaked at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the first female artist to achieve that feat.


The biggest charity Rock concert since Live Aid three years earlier took place at London’s Wembley Stadium to denounce South African apartheid. Among the performers were Sting, Stevie Wonder, Bryan Adams, George Michael, Whitney Houston and Dire Straits. Half of the more than $3 million US in proceeds from the event went towards anti-apartheid activities in Britain. The rest was donated to children’s charities in southern Africa.


Alanis Morissette released her studio album, Jagged Little Pill. The album went on to sell over 30 million copies world-wide, and made Morissette the first female Canadian to score a US No.1 album. ‘Jagged Little Pill’ featured the massive hits, ‘You Oughta Know’, ‘Hand in My Pocket’, ‘Ironic’, and ‘You Learn’.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Widely hailed by critics as one of the best albums in Paul McCartney’s solo career, “Memory Almost Full” sold 160,541 copies across all retail outlets in the US in its debut week, landing the record at #3 on Billboard Hot 200 chart.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Businessman (Jimmy Dean Sausage)/singer (P.T. 109, Big Bad John)/actor (J.J. Starbuck, Daniel Boone, Diamonds Are Forever)/television host (The Jimmy Dean Show)/radio host (Town and Country Time)/Country Music Hall of Famer Jimmy Dean died at age 81. His remains are entombed in a 9-foot-tall piano-shaped mausoleum overlooking the James River on the grounds of his Virginia estate. Borrowing from the lyrics of his biggest hit single, “Big Bad John,” Dean’s epitaph reads “Here Lies One Hell of a Man.”


The Beach Boys‘ first album of all-new material since 1992, “That’s Why God Made the Radio”, raced up the Billboard 200 chart to number 3. Their span of Billboard Top Ten LPs stretched to 49 years and one week since they first graced the chart with “Surfin’ U.S.A.” the week of June 15, 1963.


Songwriter  Lincoln Wayne “Chips” Moman, who produced hits for Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Merrilee Rush, the Box Tops, the Gentrys and Carla Thomas died of complications from emphysema at age 79. (Hey Won’t You Play-Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song, Luckenbach Texas-Back To The Basics Of Love)/ record producer (Suspicious Minds, In The Ghetto, Kentucky Rain, Don’t Cry Daddy, Sweet Caroline, Always On My Mind, Angel Of The Morning, Cry Like A Baby, Keep On Dancing, Gee Whiz)

reference sites:





http://www.elvisrecordings.com/  Master and Sessions

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog


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