Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis
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The Updated for 2018 are:
- Added the Elvis Era Headers to the post
1949 – 1977
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
played the first of two nights in San Diego Arena in San Diego, California. The local Police chief issued a statement saying if Elvis ever returned to the city and performed like he did, he would be arrested for disorderly conduct.
The Military Service Disruption
The Elvis Presley compilation album “For LP Fans Only” hit #19 in the U.S.
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
Elvis is Back recording session: At RCA Studio B in Nashville, Elvis Presley recorded nine songs, including “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” and “Such A Night,” which were later released as singles.
The Beatles make music history with the top 5 songs on Billboard Hot 100, and another nine singles on the chart, bringing their total to fourteen singles on the USA Hot 100:
No. 1, “Can’t Buy Me Love”
No. 2, “Twist and Shout”
No. 3, “She Loves You”
No. 4, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
No. 5, “Please Please Me”
In Canada, they had nine of the Top 10 singles, while the Australian charts saw them occupying the first six places.
At 6:01 p.m., local time, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.was shot on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. After emergency chest surgery, King was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital at 7:05 p.m. He was 39 years old.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
Elvis Presley released the single “An American Trilogy,” recorded during one of his concerts at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas in February 1972. Despite the advertisement, the Elvis Standing Room Only LP was not released.
NBC aired the Elvis Presley tv special “Aloha From Hawaii.” It was the first American airing of the performance. Overnight Nielsen ratings indicated that 33.8 percent of all American televisions were tuned to Elvis’s concert – the rest watched Super Bowl VII, or not at all.
Elvis was at home in Los Angeles where he saw the Aloha From Hawaii broadcast on NBC at 8,30 p.m broadcast in the USA/Canada.
The Wake and Aftermath
1983 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
2004 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
It was reported that David Bowie
had dominated the UK album charts for the first quarter of 2016. Bowie had the most entries to the chart with six albums in the top 40, after fans sought out his music in the wake of his death in January with his final album Blackstar becoming the second best selling album of the year so far, (behind Adele’s
Daily Highlight for 2018
Elvis bought women’s clothing for more than $1,300 at Laclede’s on Union Avenue.
Bye Bye Birdie opens in theatres, Ann-Margaret plays The Fan Who Kisses the Elvis Character. her next movie would be Viva Las Vegas with Elvis.
http://www.elvisrecordings.com/ Master and Sessions
The Elvis Presley Record Research Database
Elvis History Blog