Give us this day, July 16, our daily Elvis
His Master’s Voice, the logo of the Victor Recording Company and later RCA Victor, was registered with the US Patent Office. The logo shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone.
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
July 16, 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 16, 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.
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Blues singer Memphis Slim entered the R&B charts with “Blue and Lonesome,” peaking at #2. It was the third of Slim’s seven hits, starting in 1948 with his biggest record, “Messin’ Around” (#1 R&B).
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 16, 1954
July 16, 1955
Elvis Presley’s “Baby Let’s Play House” entered the Cash Box Country and Western chart at #15. It was Presley’s debut on the national charts. The song had been written and recorded a year earlier by Arthur Gunter, but Presley’s version used some altered lyrics and a different arrangement.
|Info||July 16 1955||Municipal Auditorium||Shreveport LA||(8:00 PM)||Louisiana Hayride|
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
July 16, 1956
July 16, 1957
The Military Service Disruption
July 16, 1958
Military service Fort Hood in Texas.
July 16, 1959
The Coasters record “Poison Ivy” at the Atlantic studios in New York. The song would become their sixth consecutive Billboard Top Ten hit. A later biography of the song’s writers, Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, claims that the lyrics are actually referring to sexually-transmitted disease and not to the poisonous, itch-causing plant.
Military Service in Germany; Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
July 16, 1960
July 16, 1961
July 16, 1962
July 16, 1963
July 16, 1964
July 16, 1965
July 16, 1966
July 16, 1967
During the filming of Speedway he spent most weekends either in Las Vegas or Palm Springs; Elvis was in Las Vegas once again for the weekend.
July 16, 1968
July 16, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
July 16, 1970
Rehearing and filming for TTWII continued at MGM.
July 16, 1971
July 16, 1972
Elvis was back in Los Angeles where he remained until the 20th.
July 16, 1973
July 16, 1974
Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,
July 16, 1975
Elvis performed at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut.
|Date:||16 Jul 1975|
|Venue:||New Haven, CT.
Veterans Mem Coliseum
|Costume:||Dark Blue suit|
|Track list:||2001 Theme
C C Rider
I Got A Woman – segued medley with – Amen
If You Love Me
** Taken From Review. May Be Incomplete
|Info||July 16 1975||Veterans Memorial Coliseum||New Haven CT||(8:30 pm)||10800||Totem Pole||Red Armadillo belt||Red Suit||Yes|
July 16, 1976
Elvis in Vegas, under Dr. Ghanem’s “care” – 14 to 21st an induced coma at the doctor’s house for weight loss.
July 16, 1977
Shaun Cassidy’s remake of The Crystals’ 1963 hit “Da Doo Ron Ron” topped the Billboard Hot 100. Shaun would say that he first heard the song when he was in kindergarten and that it was the first record he ever owned.
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
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Queen’s 1975 classic Bohemian Rhapsody was voted as the UK.’s “Favorite No. 1 Single,” narrowly beating out Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ for the top spot. The poll conducted by the Official Charts Company had The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ at No.5, with Adele’s hit ‘Someone Like You’ at No.3.
American country music singer Kitty Wells died in Madison, Tennessee, from complications of a stroke. She was 92. Her 1952 hit ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’, made her the first female country singer to top the US country charts, and turned her into the first female country star. Her Top 10 hits continued until the mid-1960s, inspiring a long list of female country singers who came to prominence in the 1960s.
Bonnie Brown, of the Country / Folk trio The Browns, died of lung cancer at the age of 77. The trio, which included her brother Jim and sister Maxine, reached the Billboard Hot 100 with the chart topping “The Three Bells” in 1959 and again in 1960 with “Scarlet Ribbons” and “The Old Lamplighter”.
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