Give us this day, October 19, our daily Elvis
306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.
October 19, 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.
October 19, 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.
The Presley family was in need for money and Vernon got himself a loan for $200 (in 2017 dollars: $2,048.29). He had to pay it back within 20 weeks by installments of $10 each.
Sept. 12, 1948 – Sept. 20, 1949
Humes High School, Memphis, Tennessee
Elvis worked for MARL Metal Products, a furniture manufacturer – He worked the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM shift as an assembler.
572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)
September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954
Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.
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
October 19, 1954
October 19, 1955
Returning to Cleveland; Elvis appeared at the Circle Theatre Cleveland at 7.30 and 10.00 p.m. with Roy Acuff and Kitty Wells, local stars at the Grand Ole Opry.
Before Elvis was dying his hair black:
The other acts on the bill: Roy Acuff, Kitty Wells, Johnnie & Jack, Benny Martin, Shot Jackson and Lester Wilburn
|Info||October 19 1955||Circle Theater||Cleveland OH||(7:30 PM)||Yes|
|Info||October 19 1955||Circle Theater||Cleveland OH||(10:00 PM)||Yes|
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
October 19, 1956
Elvis Presley released his second album, “Elvis.”
The day before Elvis was booked for assault and battery at a gas station, but all charges were dropped against Elvis, while the other two men were fined for their involvement in the fight the other day.
Vernon with Elvis in court, Elvis at the Bench and then, leaving the courtroom:
June Juanico arrived from Biloxi for a visit.
From my Other Blog:
Rock n Roll vs The Courtroom (Oct 18/19)
October 19, 1957
Alan Freed’s “The Biggest Show of Stars for 1957” concert tour played Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. Performers included Fats Domino, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Chuck Berry, Paul Anka, Frankie Lymon, Clyde McPhatter, the Everly Brothers, LaVern Baker, the Drifters, Eddie Cochran, the Bobettes, Buddy Knox, Johnnie & Joe, the Spaniels, and Jimmy Bowen.
Scotty Moore and Bill Black played Texas State Fair, Dallas, TX (4 shows daily from October 5 to 20)
The Military Service Disruption
October 19, 1958
Brenda Lee records “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”. The song will be released as a single but will fail to chart in either 1958 or 1959. When it was re-released in 1960 it rose to #14 and has since become a Christmas standard, being ranked at #4 in the Top 10 All Time Christmas Songs.
Military Service in Germany
October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany
October 19, 1959
Elvis’ unit went on manoeuvres called Big Lift at the military training area in Wildflecken near the Swiss border.
Feb 3 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
October 19, 1960
October 19, 1961
October 19, 1962
October 19, 1963
October 19, 1964
October 19, 1965
October 19, 1966
October 19, 1967
Elvis in Arizona for Stay Away, Joe
October 19, 1968
Elvis Presley’s single “A Little Less Conversation” hit #69 in the U.S.
Elvis spent the weekend in Palm Springs.
October 19, 1969
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
October 19, 1970
The Australian outlaw film “Ned Kelly,” featuring Mick Jagger in his first starring role, was released to unflattering reviews. One movie critic wrote, “He looks about as lethal as last week’s lettuce.”
Elvis picked up 12 TCB-pendants in Beverly Hills from Schwartz and Ableser, Fine diamonds and Jewelry.
These pendants were made from a design sketched by Elvis and Priscilla. The 14 karat gold charm consisted of the letters TCB over a zigzag lightning bolt. Over the years many explanations were given but its meaning is:
Taking Care of Business- in a flash.
October 19, 1971
October 19, 1972
From October 8 to the end of the month, Elvis watched almost every night movies at the Memphian or the Crosstown.
October 19, 1973
Elvis in Memphis Baptist Memorial Hospital. Linda Thompson stayed in the room with him.
October 19, 1974
October 19, 1975
October 19, 1976
The Mayor of Wisconsin proclaimed it to be ‘Elvis day’ in Madison.
Elvis performed at the Dane County Coliseum, Madison, Wisconsin.
photo by Sean Shaver
|Date:||19 Oct 1976|
Dade County Coliseum
|Costume:||Rainbow (blue) suit|
|Track list:||Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
If You Love Me
Hawaian Wedding Song
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
And I Love You So
Early Morning Rain ( featuring John Wilkinson )
Whatd I Say ( featuring James Burton )
Johnny B Goode ( featuring James Burton )
Drum Solo ( featuring Ronnie Tutt )
Bass Solo ( featuring Jerry Scheff )
Piano Solo ( featuring Tony Brown )
Electric Piano Solo ( featuring David Briggs )
Love Me Tender
Blue Suede Shoes
Funny How Time Slips Away
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can’t Help Falling In Love
|Info||October 19 1976||Dade County Coliseum||Madison WI||(8:30 pm)||10221||Blue Swirl||White Two-Piece suit belt|
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2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
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