Give us this day, July 6, our daily Elvis
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.
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
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
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.
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
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
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
July 6, 1965
July 6, 1966
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.
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. Overseas, the song hit the UK Singles Chart a few weeks later
|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||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
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.
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