Daily Elvis: August 22

Give us this day, August 22,  our daily Elvis

1906

The Victor Talking Machine Company of Camden, New Jersey began to manufacture a record player they called the Victrola. The hand-cranked unit, with horn cabinet, retailed for $200. Records were purchased separately, usually in the appliance stores that sold the machines, at a cost of between $1 and $7. Famed conductor John Philip Sousa predicted “a marked deterioration in American music” and said that generations of amateur musicians would give way to “canned music.”

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

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

August 22, 1938

Count Basie recorded “Jumpin’ at the Woodside.”

Vernon Presley in prison  ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)

,1939

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 20 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 22, 1954

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955

August 22, 1955

Elvis performed at Spudder Park, Wichita Falls, Texas, which was the beginning of a weeklong tour with some Hayride artists: Bill Mack & Band, Johnny Horton, Betty Amos, David Houston, Sonny Crammer, Ray Gallman, Tillman Franks, Willie Birdbrain

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Show type: Pics: Ads:
Info August 22 1955 Spudder Park Wichita Falls TX (8:15 PM) Louisiana Hayride Tour Yes

The Presleys  lived at  1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 22, 1956

The Five Satins make their debut on the Billboard R&B chart with a song they recorded in a New Haven, Connecticut church basement, “In The Still of the Night”. Originally issued as a “B” side on the tiny Standard label, the song was re-released by Ember Records after some strong local sales. The 45 would rise to #3 on the R&B chart and #24 on the Pop chart, selling over a million copies.

Love Me Tender 1st day of filming, production begins with Elvis in a supporting role. The Reno Brothers would be renamed for the Elvis song added to the drama, and it would be the only movie Elvis was not the lead actor. Elvis Presley wanted to make movies, and became his own sub-genre: The Presley Picture.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 22, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

August 22, 1958

Military Leave in Memphis

August 22, 1959

The Elvis Presley song “My Wish Came True” hit #12 in the U.S.

Military Service in Germany

Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 22, 1960

“The Chain Gang” was one of the fastest-moving songs (79 to 54) for Sam Cooke.

Elvis Presley‘s “It’s Now Or Never” is released in the UK following a wait to obtain a copyright clearance. The song is really just a re-worded version of Enrico Caruso’s 1916 hit, “O Sole Mio”.

Flaming Star 

August 22, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 22, 1962

An early form of karaoke is introduced at the Radio Show at Earl’s Court in London, England. A new machine allows the integration of voice to guitars, tapes and even radio, making it possible to sing and play along with records.

The Beatles filmed a lunchtime performance for Granada Television at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England for their first TV appearance. However, the film was judged too grainy to be shown, so Granada shelved it until the group became famous.  It was shown for the first time on Granada’s Scene At 6:30 on November 6, 1963.

August 22, 1963

Billy J Kramer And The Dakotas were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Bad To Me.’ A song John Lennon wrote for them while on holiday in Spain with Brian Epstein. The track later became the first Lennon–McCartney composition to reach the US Top 40 for an artist other than The Beatles.

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 22, 1964

Martha & The Vandellas’ “Dancing In The Streets” was released.

The Beatles were in concert at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, playing to 20,261 fans.  The Bill Black Combo, the Exciters, the Righteous Brothers, and Jackie DeShannon opened for the group.  The show was broadcast locally by CKNW.

Liberty Records reports that the album “The Chipmunks Sing The Beatles” is selling 25,000 copies a day.

After releasing a half dozen singles that either stalled in the upper reaches of Billboard’s Hot 100 or failed to make the list at all, The Supremes scored the first of their twelve number one hits when “Where Did Our Love Go” topped the chart for the first of two weeks. The record made it to #3 in the UK. The song was first offered to The Marvelettes, who disliked the tune and refused to record it.

Elvis Presley’s single “Such A Night” hit #16 in the U.S.

The Supremes’ “Where Did Our Love Go” hit number-one  on the R&B chart and crossed over to the Billboard the #1 spot, taking over from Dean Martin’s “Everybody Loves Somebody”.  The Beatles remained at #3 with “A Hard Day’s Night” while the Drifters were up to 4 with “Under The Boardwalk” and the Animals were already up to #5 since the release of “The House Of The Rising Sun” three weeks previous.  The rest of the Top 10:  “C’mon And Swim” from Bobby Freeman, the Dave Clark Five moved from 14 to 7 with “Because”, the Ventures” were at position number eight–“Walk-Don’t Run ’64”, Dusty Springfield with “Wishin’ And Hopin'” and Gerry & the Pacemakers scored a Top 10 hit with “How Do You Do It?”

The Four Tops moved from 90 to 54 with “Baby I Need Your Loving”.

August 22, 1965

Security guards at Granada Television’s studio in Manchester turn fire hoses on about 200 screaming teenagers after they broke through security barriers in anticipation of the arrival of The Rolling Stones.

The Beatles performed two shows at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon.  Mike Love and Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys stopped by between shows to meet the group.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 22, 1966

New York City teenagers Carol Hopkins and Susan Richmond climbed out onto the ledge on the second floor of a city hotel and threatened to jump unless they could get to meet The Beatles. Police talked then down.

Jerry Lee Lewis was signed to play Iago in “Catch My Soul,” a rock version of Shakespeare’s “Othello.”

Cynthia Powell Lennon sued John Lennon for divorce on the grounds of adultery.

Double Trouble

August 22, 1967

Elvis was released from Speedway and scheduled to begin two nights of recording at RCA’s Studio A on Sunset Boulevard, but due to an accident near Elvis Bel Air home, the Colonel sent Elvis and Priscilla off to Las Vegas, in fear of bad publicity.

August 22, 1968

Ringo Starr quit The Beatles during The White Album sessions when the constant bickering and tension became too much for him. The news of Ringo’s departure was kept secret, and he rejoined the sessions on September 3rd. After Ringo walked out, the remaining Beatles recorded ‘Back In the USSR’, with Paul on drums and John playing bass.

Charro!

August 22, 1969

The Beatles met at John Lennon’s Tittenhurst Park home in England for their final ever photo session. Three shots from this session (by Ethan Russell) formed the front and back covers of the Capitol compilation album Hey Jude. Yoko Ono and a pregnant Linda McCartney (she was to give birth to daughter Mary six days later) appeared in some photographs with The Beatles.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1969
Time: 8.15pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Elvis Introduces Mr & Mrs Tipler
Monologue (Life Story)

Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
Suspicious Minds
What I’d Say
[Tracklist is incomplete]
Recordings:  

Elvis’ performance was taped by RCA both this and the following nights and by now Elvis appeared wholly at ease on stage.

Date: 22 August 1969
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Funny How Times Slip Away
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Elvis Introduces Diana Ross Pat Wayne and Michael Anzarra
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band Introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What’d I Say
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:  

Elvis Presley : August 22, 1969 : Live In Las Vegas

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 1 – Las Vegas July 31st – August 28th 1969
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Black Herringbone suit with Red pleats Red/black Macrame belt Yes
Info August 22 1969 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Herringbone White Macrame belt

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 22, 1970

Anne Murray‘s “Snowbird” enters Billboard’s Hot 100 on its way to a million seller, marking the first time in history that an American Gold record was awarded to a solo Canadian female.

Elton John signed with UNI, a division of MCA Records.

B.J. Thomas was on top of the Easy Listening chart with “I Just Can’t Help Believing”.

Bread reached #1 with their first hit–“Make It With You”.  That ended a five-week reign for the Carpenters’ classic “(They Long To Be) Close To You”.  Eric Burdon & War were up to #3 with “Spill The Wine” while the song “War” was at #4 for Edwin Starr.  The rest of the Top 10:  Mungo Jerry with “In The Summertime”, Stevie Wonder had #6–“Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)”, Clarence Carter moved from 16 to 7 with “Patches”, Freda Payne’s “Band Of Gold”, B.J. Thomas moved into the list with “I Just Can’t Help Believing” and one of the great One-Hit Wonders of the Rock Era*, “Tighter, Tighter” by Alive & Kicking was still alive at #10.

It was announced that Elvis Presley would be going on his first U.S. tour since the mid-1950’s.

That’s the Way It Is Production/ Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1970
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown

Runway (recorded and released on “Elvis on Stage”

Recordings:  
Date: 22 August 1970
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Int. Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0

With fans in Las Vegas on August 22, 1970

Elvis Presley with fan Yanick Gomez – August 22, 1970

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 3 – Las Vegas August 10th – September 8th 1970
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 22 1970 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200

August 22, 1971

Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul & Mary and Joan Baez were at the Odeon Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Already a little better, Elvis was still worried about his throat problems and a specialist was called.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1971
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Unknown
Recordings: 0
Date: 22 August 1971
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
Thatâs All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
It’s Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin’ On
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Suspicious Minds
I’m Leavin’
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: The Cisco Kid Strikes Again
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 5 – Las Vegas August 9th – September 6th 1971
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200
Info August 22 1971 International Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Cisco Kid Two-Piece with Black Shoulders Gold Attendance belt

August 22, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1972
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Porthole Suit
Track list: Unknown

Elvis introduces Tom Jones

Recordings: 0
Date: 22 August 1972
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: White pants with blue shirt
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Proud Mary
Until It’s Time For You To Go
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
You’ve Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Little Sister/Get Back
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
I’ll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Elvis introduces Tom Jones
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 7 – Las Vegas August 4th – September 4th 1972
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 Red Pinwheel Gold Attendance belt
Info August 22 1972 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Yes Yes

August 22, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1973
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
You Gave Me A Mountain
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
Release Me
An American Trilogy
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 22 August 1973
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don’t Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
Release Me
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O’ Love
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
ngagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 9 – Las Vegas August 6th – September 3rd 1973
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 White Jumpsuit with red inserts Yes
Info August 22 1973 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 White Jumpsuit with blue inserts Yes

August 22, 1974

Carole King released her single “Jazzman”.

The Eagles played the Music Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Date: 22 August 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:
Date: 22 August 1974
Time: Midnight
Venue: Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 2,200
Costume: Unknown
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man (with reprise)
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I’m Leavin’
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Poll Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Help Me
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Let Me Be There
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

Elvis Presley FTD 84

Engagement – Tour Ref: Las Vegas Season 11 – Las Vegas August 19th – September 2nd 1974
Info: Date: Venue: Location: Showtime: Crowd: Suit: Belt: Musicians: Pics: CD: CDR:
Info August 22 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Dinner (8.15pm) 2200 1974 American Eagle Original belt Yes
Info August 22 1974 Hilton Hotel Las Vegas NV Midnight (12.00am) 2200 Plain Beige Leather Two-piece Yes Yes Yes

August 22, 1975

August 22, 1976

The Wake and Aftermath

1977

Peter Frampton played the first of three sold-out nights at Madison Square Garden.

Last Will And Testament Of Elvis A. Presley – August 22, 1977 |

1978

Sex Pistol Sid Vicious made his last live stage appearance when he appeared with Rat Scabies from The Damned, former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock and Nancy Spungen at London’s Electric Ballroom. In the audience: Elvis Costello, Blondie, Joan Jett, The Slits and Captain Sensible.

In Through the Out Door was released in the US, Led Zeppelin’s last album while all four members were alive. ‘Fool in the Rain’ was released as a single in the US. In Through The Out Door has now been certified 6 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 6 million copies.

1979

Led Zeppelin released their final studio album In through the Out Door.

1980

Queen performed at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1981

The Carpenters collected their 15th #1 song on the Adult Contemporary chart with “Touch Me When We’re Dancing”.

“Endless Love”, the duet by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie, was #1 on the R&B chart.

4 moved up to #1 on the Album chart for Foreigner after just five weeks.  That meant a short stay for Pat Benatar with Precious Time.  Stevie Nicks was up big with Bella Donna (12-3), Journey were at #4 with Escape and the Moody Blues had #5–Long Distance Voyager.  The rest of the Top 10:  Kenny Rogers owned #6 with Share Your Love, Billy Squier slid up to #7 with Don’t Say No, Rick James had the #8 album with Street Songs, Rick Springfield entered the Top 10 with Working Class Dog and Air Supply maintained at 10 with The One That You Love.

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton released the single “Islands In The Stream”.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1987

“Who’s That Girl” by Madonna became her sixth number one and 13th consecutive Top 10 song.  “La Bamba” by Los Lobos moved up to challenge, Suzanne Vega was at 3 with “Luka” and Richard Marx was up to #4 with “Don’t Mean Nothing”.  The rest of the Top 10:  “I Want Your Sex” by George Michael, U2 fell from #1 with “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, Debbie Gibson edged up with “Only In My Dreams”, the Whispers found the Top 10 with “Rock Steady”, T’Pau slipped with “Heart And Soul” and the first single from Bad by Michael Jackson (with Siedah Garrett on this one)–“I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” moved from 16 to 10.

Madonna went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Who’s That Girl’, her sixth US No.1 and also a No.1 in the UK. The track was from the soundtrack album of the motion picture of same name.This was Madonna’s Presley Picture and even features her in a jail cell with an Elvis from Jailhouse Rock Poster.

Bon Jovi was the main attraction at the Monsters of Rock Festival at Donington  Park in Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England.

1988

PBS-TV broadcast the documentary Aretha Franklin – Queen of Soul.

1992

“End Of The Road” by Boyz II Men was the new #1 song on the R&B chart.

1997

The Elvis Presley movie “Jailhouse Rock” was released on DVD.

U2 played the first of two sold-out concerts at Wembley Stadium in London.  The superstars performed a medley of material and six full-length songs during their encore.

1998

Elton John, playing the second of two shows at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, is joined on stage by comedian Jim Carrey. They perform “Rocket Man” as a duet.

1999

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell scored her first UK No.1 solo single with ‘Mi Chico Latino’ the second single from her debut solo album Schizophonic.

2001

:  The album Junichiro Koizumi Presents:  My Favorite Elvis Songs was released exclusively in Japan.  The album is a collection of Elvis Presley songs chosen by the prime minister.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Kjell Henning Bjoernestad a Norwegian Elvis Presley impersonator set a world record by singing the rock ‘n’ roll legend’s hits non-stop for over 26 hours. The previous record was set by British Elvis fan Gary Jay who sang for 25 hours 33 minutes and 30 seconds.

2004

81 year old Al Dvorin, the announcer who became synonymous with the phrase “Elvis has left the building,” was killed in a car crash on the way home from an Elvis convention in California. He had been asked to announce his now famous words by Col. Tom Parker, who wanted to inform concert goers that Elvis would not return for an encore.  The phrase “Elvis has left the Building” was first used at the end of Elvis’ last Hayride concert, so the audience would leave. The 1970s use created the tradition.

2007

Queen‘s guitarist Brian May was awarded a doctorate in Astronomy, 36 years after starting his thesis. May, who abandoned his studies to pursue a career in music, was told of his success after taking a three-hour exam to discuss his work. The 60-year-old, who handed in his 48,000-word tome earlier in the month, said: “You can call me Dr. May!”

Judge Rodney Melville ruled that a lawsuit filed by the family of a woman who died at a hospital soon after she was moved to make room for Michael Jackson cannot continue as filed. The suit claimed that 73 year old Manuela Gomez Ruiz was kept from critical care after she had a heart attack on the same day Jackson was brought in with flu-like symptoms during his 2005 child-molestation trial.

2008

Disgraced pop star Gary Glitter (real name: Paul Francis Gadd) arrived back in Britain after being thrown out of Vietnam after serving two years and three months for abusing two girls aged 10 and 11. In an attempt to escape repatriation, Glitter flew 2,661 miles from Vietnam to Bangkok, then to Hong Kong, then back to Bangkok. Each country denied him entry. He spent three days in Asian airports desperately searching for another country willing to take him after at least 19 turned him down, but was left with no option but to return to Britain. Glitter had to sign the sex offenders register and his movements in Britain were restricted to keep him from approaching children.

2009

Soul singer Johnny Carter, who was a member of doo-wop groups The Dells and The Flamingos, died aged 75. Carter who was famed for his falsetto vocals, was one of the few artists to be inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with two acts.

Johnny Horton and guitarist James Burton were inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Songwriter and producer Jerry Leiber died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 78 from cardio-pulmonary failure. With Mike Stoller he wrote many hits including: ‘Hound Dog’, ‘Jailhouse Rock’, ‘King Creole’, ‘There Goes My Baby’, ‘Searchin’, ‘Yakety Yak’, ‘Stand By Me’, ‘Poison Ivy,’ and ‘Kansas City’.

Legendary songwriter Nickolas Ashford passed away at the age of 70. Along with his wife Valerie Simpson, Ashford wrote some of Motown’s most memorable hits, including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand” and “You’re All I Need To Get By”.

2014

John Lennon’s killer, 59-year-old Mark David Chapman, was denied parole by New York State officials for the eighth time. In handing down their decision, the parole board said, “Your release would be incompatible with the welfare of society and would so deprecate the serious nature of the crime as to undermine respect for the law.”

2016

It was reported that pills seized from the home of Prince contained the dangerously powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl but were mislabelled. Officials investigating the artist’s death said the pills were labelled as hydrocodone, a weaker type of opioid. Autopsy results released in June revealed Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.

2018

Malcolm Gladwell Is Worried About Elvis | Vanity Fair

Elvis Presley’s Former Gold-Finished Mobile Home Will Soon Be up …

Architectural DigestAn unexpected piece of rock ‘n’ roll history will be up for auction on August 25: Elvis Presley‘s former mobile home “getaway,” featuring some …

2019

Tim McGraw Remembers Exactly Where He Was When Elvis Presley Died
Tim McGraw was only a young boy when Elvis Presley passed away, but he still remembers the moment he found out Presley died. McGraw shared the memory on social media, in honor of the recent 42nd anniversary of The King’s passing.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Tim McGraw […]

popculture.com

Alabama woman says she helped Elvis Presley get his start in 1947 | WDHN – DothanFirst.com
MOODY, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s not often that someone can say they knew the King of Rock, nor can one say they knew him before he was the Elvis Presley. However, one Alabama woman said she helped him gain his confidence on the stage. In a small country church in 1947, Doris Willis Gracia said […]

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