Daily Elvis: June 28

Give us this day, June 28, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

June 28, 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.

June 28, 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

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 28, 1955

Elvis performed at the Airmen’s Club, Keesler Air Force Base.


Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 28 1955 Airmans Club Biloxi MS (6:00 PM) Marty Robbins Tour

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

June 28, 1956

Elvis performed at the College Park, Charleston, South Carolina.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1956
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info June 28 1956 College Park Charleston SC (8:30 PM) 4000 Yes


June 28, 1957

Jerry Lee Lewis makes his first appearance on The Steve Allen Show, performing “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”. After the program airs, sales of the record soar, pushing it to #3 on the Billboard pop chart and #1 on the Billboard R&B chart.

Elvis appeared briefly on stage with Danny Thomas at Thomas’ Shower of Stars to benefit St. Jude’s Hospital at Russwood Park in Memphis.

The show included movie stars Jane Russell and Susan Hayward, country singer Ferlin Huskey, pop singer Roberta Sherwood and comedian Lou Costello.

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With Lou Costello, Jane Russell, Susan Hayward and Ferlin Husky at Russwood Park in Memphis on June 28, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

June 28, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

June 28, 1959

Bobby Darin was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Dream Lover’. The American singers first UK No.1 which featured Neil Sedaka on piano also reached No.2 on the US chart.

on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Tina Robin, Jean Carroll, and Rickie Layne & Velvel also performed on the program with Lloyd Price sang “Personality” and Frankie Avalon sang “A Boy Without A Girl”

Media reports: Elvis Is Richest Corporal in Army PARIS, June 27. SPECIALIST Fourth Class (Corporal) Elvis Presley is on leave in Paris this week for seven days. Cpl. Presley, who received his promotion four weeks ago after being in the United States Army 17 months, was previously the richest Pfc. iti the Armv.

Military Service in Germany /  Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

June 28, 1960

G.I. Blues

June 28, 1961

June 28, 1962

Priscilla  visit  (June 17 – 28 )  from Germany for 2 weeks ends

June 28, 1963

June 28, 1964

In Troy, New York, the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars made a stop at the R.P.I. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Field House. On stage performers included Gene Pitney, the Supremes, the Shirelles, Major Lance, the Crystals, Brian Hyland, the Dixie Cups, the Coasters, Brenda Holloway, the Reflections, the Rip Chords, Mike Clifford and Dean & Jean. Reserved seats sold for $2.00, $2.50 and $3.00.

on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Connie Francis, Bobby Vinton, Ferrante & Teicher, Jerry Shane, and Allan Drake also performed on the program while Frank Sinatra sang “My Kind Of Town”

Girl Happy

June 28, 1965

Dick Clark’s Rock and Roll TV show, Where The Action Is premieres on ABC-TV. Guests include Jan And Dean, Dee Dee Sharp and newcomers Paul Revere And The Raiders, who steal the show with their stage antics and Revolutionary War costumes.

On CBS, New York disc jockey Murray The K’s TV special “It’s What’s Happening, Baby!” featured performances by the Supremes, Righteous Brothers, Miracles, Dave Clark Five, Drifters, Temptations, Ronettes, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Tom Jones, Martha and the Vandellas, and Patti Labelle and the Bluebelles.

Early Bird (Intelsat II), the first commercial communications satellite, began service.

Frankie and Johnny

June 28, 1966

Elvis, disheartened showed up late for work on the Double Trouble soundtrack from 7.00 p.m. to 2.45 a.m. at Radio Recorders with a complete contingent of musicians from Nashville.

Radio Recorders Studio B – Hollywood, California
City By Night (track) ////////-03
Could I Fall In Love ////////-06
There Is So Much World To See (record version) HRA1 8688-10
There Is So Much World To See (movie version) ////////-01
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (alternate master) HRA1 8673-06

June 28, 1967


June 28, 1968

At the NBC Studios in Burbank, California, Elvis Presley taped the “gospel medley” portion of his upcoming TV special, as well as a controversial “bordello” scene that was not broadcast because the sponsor, Singer Sewing Machines, worried that it might upset viewers.

June 28, 1969

Elvis Presley had the best selling single in America with the Mac Davis written “In The Ghetto”.

The song was Presley’s first Top 10 hit in the US in four years, peaking at number 3, and his first UK Top 10 hit in three years, peaking at No. 2. It hit No. 1 on Cashbox. It was a number-one hit in West Germany, Ireland, Norway, Australia and New Zealand.

“In the Ghetto” | Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Elvis Presley Songs


The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

June 28, 1970

June 28, 1971

Elvis went to the Memphian Movie Theatre.

June 28, 1972

June 28, 1973

One of the first British Invasion revival concerts was held at Madison Square Garden in New York. The show featured Gerry And The Pacemakers, Wayne Fontana, The Searchers and Herman’s Hermits. The last time any of them were on the US record charts was in early 1968 when “I Can Take or Leave Your Loving” was a #22 hit for Herman’s Hermits.

The album “Elvis – That’s The Way It Is” was certified gold by the RIAA, it would peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100.

On June 11, 2000, a three-disc Special Edition was released by BMG.

The collectors’ label Follow That Dream released special editions of the album in 2008, 2009 in 2012.

While Sony released an 8 CD with 2 DVD set in 2014.

Elvis performed at the Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 28 Jun 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: St. Louis, MO.
Kiel Auditorium
Tickets: 12,000
Costume: White Studded Nail Circle suit
Track list : 2001 Theme
C C Rider
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Blue Suede Shoes
Shake Ratlle And Roll
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On
How Great Thou Art
Hound Dog
Im Leavin
What Now My Love
An American Trilogy
Taken From Review. Is Incomplete
Recordings: 0

June 28 1973 – Elvis Presley In Concert Review

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 10 – June 20th – July 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 28 1973 Kiel Auditorium St Louis MO (8:30 pm) 12000 Nail Studded Original belt Purple Suit Yes

June 28, 1974

Elvis performed at the Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Photo by George Hill – see more:

June 28, 1974. Milwaukee, WI. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 28 Jun 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Milwaukee, Wis.
Milwaukee Arena
Tickets: 11,800
Costume: Blue Phoenix suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Turn Around Look At Me
Love Me
Tryin’ To Get To You
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can’t Stop Loving You
Help Me
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
Steamroller Blues
Can’t Help Falling In Love

June 28, 1974 – Elvis Presley In Concert Review.


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 13 – June 15th – July 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 28 1974 Milwaukee Arena Milwaukee WI (8:30 pm) 11800 Turquoise Phoenix Original belt Purple Suit Yes Yes Yes

June 28, 1975

June 28, 1976

Elvis performed at the Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Elvis read from the Bible during this show, much to the annoyance of the audience.

Elvis Presley : Philadelphia : June 28, 1976

June 28, 1976 (8:30 pm) Philadephia, PA. – Elvis Presley In Concert

Date: 28 Jun 1976
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Philadephia, PA.
Tickets: 20,000
Costume: Bicentennial (blue) Suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Jailhouse Rock
American Trilogy
[band introductions]
Early Morning Rain
What’d I Say
Johnny B. Goode
Love Letters
Hound Dog
Funny How Times Slip Away
Can’t Help Falling In Love



Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 22 – June 25th – July 5th 1976
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info June 28 1976 The Spectrum Philadelphia PA (8:30 pm) 19000 White Egyptian Bird Egyptian suit belt Light Blue Suit Yes Yes

June 28, 1977

Elvis at Graceland

The Wake and Aftermath


1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


Appearing an anti-apartheid concert at Clapham Common in London: were Sting, Boy George, Elvis Costello, Sade,  Hugh Masekela and Peter Gabriel, among others. Nearly a quarter of a million people attended.


Tina Turner became the first woman and only the second rock ‘n’ roll act (Pink Floyd being the other) to perform at the Palace of Versailles in France.


The Elvis Presley five-CD boxed set “The King Of Rock’n’Roll – The Complete 60’s Masters” hit #159 in the U.S.

It was certified Gold by the RIAA on November 30, 1993, and Platinum on January 6, 2004.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


SIRIUS, a satellite radio provider, announced the launch of Elvis Radio. The radio channel debuted on July 2.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Three days after his death Michael Jackson was at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Number Ones’. The Essential Michael Jackson went to No.1 the following week for seven weeks.


Julien’s Auctions, which ran an auction at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, where a Los Angeles woman paid $190,000 for the Swarovski-crystal-studded glove that Michael Jackson wore on his 1984 Victory Tour,  a Jimi Hendrix Fender guitar for $180,000, Prince’s “Purple Rain” handwritten lyrics, which sold for $66,000, and an Elvis Presley shirt worn in 1956 on The Milton Berle Show, which fetched $61,200.


Scotty Moore, the guitarist who backed Elvis Presley both live and on his earliest recordings, passed away at the age of 84. It was Moore, along with bassist Bill Black, who recorded Presley’s Sun Records catalog and first RCA hit records.

reference sites:





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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog


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