Daily Elvis: July 15

Give us this day,  July 15, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi


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

July 15, 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 15, 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


Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949

Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee

July 15, 1951…In Montgomery, Alabama, an estimated 9,000 people showed up for Hank Williams Homecoming Day in the country music legend’s hometown.

July 15, 1952…Eight-year-old Gladys Knight appeared on “Ted Mack’s Original Amateur Hour” TV show and won the $2000 first prize for singing her version of Nat “King” Cole’s “Too Young.”

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 15, 1954

July 15, 1955


The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

July 15, 1956

The Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Why Do Fools Fall In Love’. A No.6 hit in the US. At 13, Lymon was the youngest performer to make No.1.

Elvis remained in Biloxi for most of July.

Romance: June Juanico

July 15, 1957

Elvis Presley’s single “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” hit #1 in the U.S.

Elvis Presley’s single “All Shook Up” hit #1 in the U.K.

The Military Service Disruption

July 15, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

July 15, 1959

It was announced that Elvis Presley, upon his release from the U.S. Army, would make his first television appearance on Frank Sinatra’s fourth and final Timex-sponsored variety show.

Military Service in Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

July 15, 1960

Johnny Horton performed on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand.”

July 15, 1961

Follow That Dream 

July 15, 1962

Elvis rented the Fairgrounds for family and friends.

July 15, 1963

Viva Las Vegas: Principal photography for Viva Las Vegas began, with shooting continuing six days a week while on location.

July 15, 1964

Girl Happy 

July 15, 1965

July 15, 1966

Double Trouble

July 15, 1967


July 15, 1968

July 15, 1969


The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

July 15, 1970

Rehearing and filming for “That’s the Way It Is” continued at MGM.

July 15, 1971

Elvis rehearsed in the showroom of the Sahara Tahoe.

July 15, 1972

Elvis was back in Los Angeles where he remained until the 20th.

July 15, 1973

July 15, 1974

Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,

July 15, 1975

Elvis performed at the Civic Center, Springfield.


Date: 15 Jul 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Springfield, MA.
Springfield C. Center
Tickets: 9,000
Costume: Dark Blue suit
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0


Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 17 – July 8th – July 24th 1975
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info July 15 1975 Springfield Civic Center Springfield MA (8:30 pm) 9000 Chicken Bone Light Blue Armadillo belt Light Blue Suit Yes

July 15, 1976

Elvis in Vegas, under Dr. Ghanem’s “care” – 14 to 21st an induced coma at the doctor’s house for weight loss.

July 15, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath


1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism


The white suit and cape that Elvis Presley wore during the “Aloha From Hawaii” TV concert was stolen from the home of Presley impersonator Charlie Stickerod.


The Elvis Presley album “Platinum – A Life in Music” was released.

Elvis Presley Platinum: A Life in Music

Platinum: A Life In Music – Rolling Stone

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley


Lisa Marie Presley performed an acoustic version of her new single “Sinking In” on “Live with Regis and Kelly.”

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough


Reference Sites:






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

The Elvis Presley Record Research Database



Elvis History Blog



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