Daily Elvis: July 6

Give us this day, July 6, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

July 6, 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.

July 6, 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

July 1953,

Aat M. B. Parker Company, Elvis had a temporary job as an assembler. He worked there until the job ran out at the end of the month, making 90-cents an hour or $36.00 a week.

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

April 20, 1954 – mid October 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric for $1.00 an hour. He delivered supplies to the job sites and hoped to train to be an electrician. He stayed at Crown until mid-Oct

end of 1954 to mid-1955
2414 Lamar Avenue, rented

rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

1414 Getwell Street

Audobon Drive

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

July 6, 1954

Sam Phillips gave Memphis DJ Dewey Phillips an acetate of Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right (Mama)” to play on his radio show.

Elvis Presley : From the book, A Boy From Tupelo : July 6, 1954

July 6, 1955

“Baby Let’s Play House” became Elvis Presley’s first national hit song, when it made #5 on the Billboard Country Singles chart in July 1955

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 6, 1956

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July 6, 1957

The Military Service Disruption

July 6, 1958

Elvis received a speeding ticket in Forth Worth.

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

July 6, 1959

Milititary Service

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 6, 1960

During an interview with the Memphis Press-Scimitar, Elvis said about his new stepmother: ” She seems pretty nice. I only had one mother and that’s it. There’ll never be another. As long as she understands that, we wont’ have any trouble.”

July 6, 1961

Elvis arrived in a chartered bus in Crystal River, Florida for the start of the filming of Follow That Dream.

July 6, 1962

July 6, 1963

July 6, 1964

The Beatles film ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ premiered at The Pavilion in London. Filmed during the height of Beatlemania, and written by Alun Owen, the film was made in the style of a mockumentary, describing a couple of days in the lives of the group.

Girl Happy 

July 6, 1965

July 6, 1966

Double Trouble

July 6, 1967


July 6, 1968

July 6, 1969


The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 6, 1970

July 6, 1971

Elvis went to the RCA studio on Sunset to rehearse for his upcoming show.

July 6, 1972

Elvis was introduced to Linda Thompson.

Romances: Linda Thompson

July 6, 1973

July 6, 1974

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 6, 1975

July 6, 1976

Elvis presented J.D.Sumner with a check for $25,000 to purchase a new touring bus for the Stamps.

July 6, 1977

Elvis Presley’s single “Way Down” was released. It initially peaked at No. 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated August 6, 1977 and had fallen to No. 53 on the chart for the week ending August 27, 1977. Thereafter, it reversed direction and reached an even higher peak at No. 18 on 24 September – 1 October 1977. “Way Down” reached No. 1 on the American Country chart the week he died.[1] Overseas, the song hit the UK Singles Chart a few weeks later


Chart (1977) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 18
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 14
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Top Singles 15
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 23
Irish Singles Chart 1
UK Singles Chart[2] 1

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath


1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism



2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


On the 40th anniversary of the world premiere of The Beatles film ‘A Hard Day’s Night’, a private reunion of the cast and crew was hosted in London by DVD producer Martin Lewis. The screening was attended by Paul McCartney actors Victor Spinetti (the television director), John Junkin (the band’s road manager), David Janson (the small boy met by Ringo on his “walkabout”) and many of the crew members.

A specially designed Elvis 50th Anniversary NASCAR was unveiled at Sun Studio.

Pamela Clarke Keogh’s book “Elvis Presley: The Man. The Life. The Legend.” was released.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough



Television and film producer (The Brink, Frank Sinatra: The Main Event, Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, Ocean’s Thirteen, The Karate Kid, Diner, Nashville, Oh! God)/artist manager/concert promoter (Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, John Denver) Jerry Weintraub, former Chairman/CEO of United Artists, died after a bowel rupture triggered two heart attacks at age 77.


Reference Sites:






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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog



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