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- Added the Elvis Era Headers to the original post,
- Our Daily Elvis, along with:
- the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:
Vernon Presley in prison ( May 25 1938 to February 6 1939)
1949 – 1977
Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
August 14, 1954
Elvis performed at the Goodwyn Institute in Memphis
The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented til the end of 1954 to mid-1955
August 14, 1955
Elvis attended Jim Ed and Maxine Brown’s parents 25th wedding anniversary party in Gladewater, Texas.
The Presleys lived at 1414 Getwell Street rented from mid-1955 to May, 11 1956.
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
August 14, 1956
A Washington D.C. DJ, Bob Rickman, creates the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Elvis Presley. Much of the national coverage of the singer has been critical, as evidenced by the many headlines which refer to him as a hillbilly as well as being a threat to society.
Back in Memphis Elvis was spotted at a service station in his new Lincoln.
The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive
August 14, 1957
Elvis received a phone call from James Savery about plans for the Elvis Presley Youth Center in Tupelo. Elvis did a concert and raised $10,000 in funds and it was never built.
The Presleys lived at Graceland,
The Military Service Disruption
August 14, 1958
Military Leave in Memphis: Gladys Presley died at 46, although her age was reported as 42 for many years. Elvis and Vernon at the hospital
While resting at his Graceland home after visiting his mother at a Memphis hospital, Elvis Presley receives a call from his father, telling him that his mother has passed away.
Military service at Fort Hood in Texas., for Advanced Tank Training as part of the Second Armored Division. He was stationed there for six months.
The Presleys live in a rented house off base
August 14, 1959
At Owen Bradley’s Quonset Hut studio in Nashville, Johnny Cash, backed by the Anita Kerr Singers, recorded “The Rebel-Johnny Yuma,” “The Little Drummer Boy,” “I’ll Remember You,” “Lorena,” “The Ballad Of Boot Hill,” and “Remember The Alamo.” Elvis Pal Nick Adams was tv’s Johnny Yuma on The Rebel.
Military Service in Germany, Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
August 14, 1960
August 14, 1961
Wanda Jackson‘s “Right Or Wrong” enters the Billboard Pop chart on its way to #29. She would follow it with the #27 hit, “In The Middle Of A Heartache” next November.
Follow That Dream Filming resumed in Hollywood.
August 14, 1962
Unhappy with drummer Pete Best’s role in The Beatles Brian Epstein and the other three members decided to sack him. Best played his last gig the following night at The Cavern, Liverpool. Ringo Starrwho was nearing the end of a three-month engagement with Rory Storm & the Hurricanes at a Butlin’s holiday camp received a telephone call from John Lennon, asking him to join The Beatles. Ringo gave Rory Storm three days notice and on August 18, appeared as a member of The Beatles for the first time. John Lennon later admitted to the group’s “cowardly” handling of the event.
August 14, 1963
August 14, 1964
US singer Johnny Burnette was killed in a boating accident on Clear Lake California, aged 30. His unlit boat was struck by an unaware cabin cruiser, the impact threw him off the boat and he drowned. Burnette scored the 1961 US No.8 & UK No.3 single ‘Your Sixteen’.
August 14, 1965
At Studio 50 in New York City, the Beatles taped performances for CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” They did six songs: “I Feel Fine,” “I’m Down,” “Act Naturally,” “Ticket to Ride,” “Yesterday,” and “Help!” The tape aired on September 12, 1965 and marked their fourth appearance on the program.
Sonny & Cher started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I Got You Babe’. Sonny Bono is said to have been inspired to write the song to capitalize on the popularity of the term “babe,” as heard in Bob Dylan’ss ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’.
25 year old Charles Fizer of the R&B vocal group The Olympics was killed during the Watts Riots. The group reached the US Top 10 in 1958 with “Western Movies”.
The Elvis Presley EP “Tickle Me” hit #70 in the U.S. Tickle Me used existing Elvis songs rather than new songs and RCA released 2 Extend Play singles, with the format falling out of favor. There were 2 EPs from for Tickle Me and in 2005, the movie got a full CD soundtrack with bonus tracks.
August 14, 1966
London’s The Catholic Herald newspaper ran an editorial describing John Lennon’s recent “bigger than Jesus” remark as generally accurate but “arrogant.” Meanwhile, L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper of record, accepted the public apology Lennon made a few days earlier.
Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Shadows and The Castiles (with Bruce Springsteen on vocals) all appeared at the Surf ‘n See Club in Seabright New Jersey.
August 14, 1967
All UK offshore pirate radio stations were closed down when the marine broadcasting act came into force. Radio Caroline continued to broadcast until March 68.
August 14, 1968
August 14, 1969
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
August 14, 1970
The first day of the three day UK Yorkshire Folk, Blues & Jazz Festival at Krumlin, Yorkshire took place featuring Atomic Rooster, Pink Floyd, (who didn’t appear after being fog bound at Paris Airport), The Kinks, Elton John, Mungo Jerry, Yes, Alan Price, Georgie Fame, Juicy Lucy, Pretty Things and The Groundhogs. Weekend tickets, £3.
Elvis Presley’s single “The Wonder Of You” was certified gold by the RIAA.
That’s the Way It Is Production: Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
August 14, 1971
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows; Elvis complained he was coming down with the flu.
August 14, 1972
The date for the Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii concert is pushed back to January 1973, due to the upcoming release of Elvis: On Tour.
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
August 14, 1973
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows
August 14, 1974
Paul Anka‘s duet with Odia Coates, “You’re Having My Baby”, is awarded a Gold record despite its denouncement by feminists who object to the use of the word “my” as in “my baby”, not “our baby.” The record buying public feels differently as the song climbed to #1 in the US and #6 in the UK.
Elvis held three days of rehearsals at RCA’s Sunset Boulevard studio, running tonight from 7.00 [p.m. until 1.20 a.m. and continued on the next tow night from 9.00 p.m. till midnight.
August 14, 1975
August 14, 1976
Cliff Richard‘s biggest US hit, “Devil Woman” entered the Billboard Top 40 where it would reach #6. A huge star in his native UK, Richard achieved nine US Top 40 entries, including “We Don’t Talk Anymore” (#7 in 1979} and “Dreaming” (#10 in 1980).
August 14, 1977
Elvis and Ginger went motorcycling with cousin Billy and Jo Smith.
The Wake and Aftermath
The Statue of Presley was unveiled in Elvis Presley Plaza in Memphis, TN. this statue was eventually moved inside the Memphis Welcome Centre
The BBC recording of the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana reached #1 on the UK album chart.
Judge Joseph Evans orders that Elvis’ estate does not have to make any more payments to Col. Tom Parker, ending his 36 year hold on much of the King’s finances.
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
The DVD “Elvis Thru the Years” was released. The DVD presented the life of Elvis Presley through rare film footage, press conferences, behind-the-scenes feature, movie trailers, news clips, and comedy sketches to commemorate the 30-year anniversary of the Elvis’ death.
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Michael Jackson’s former wife, 54-year-old Debbie Rowe testified in Los Angeles Superior Court that “Michael had a very low pain tolerance.” Giving evidence in a civil action filed by Katherine Jackson over her son’s death in 2009, Ms Rowe went on to say “Unfortunately, some of the doctors decided that when Michael was in pain, they would try to see who could give him the best pain killer.”
Paul McCartney led the final event held at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park before it was to be torn down to make way for a housing, retail and entertainment development.
Ringo Starr became the first Beatle to become a great grandfather when his granddaughter, Tatia Starkey, gave birth to Stone Zakamo Low. Tatia is the daughter of Ringo’s son Zak Starkey.
Just days after Ted Nugent claimed that his involvement with National Rifle Association has played a part in keeping him out of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, double inductee David Crosby wrote on his Twitter account that Ted “just isn’t good enough.”
Collectors from around the world gathered at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee to bid on pieces of Elvis Presley for the 40th Anniversary Elvis Week commemoration, with 315 items sold in the August 12 auction selling for over $1.6 million. All of the 315 items offered came from third-party collectors and not from the treasured Graceland Archives owned by Lisa Marie Presley.
Featured Elvis Reference Site: Elvis Information NetworkELVIS WEEK 2017 – DAY 3– EIN exclusive report: ‘C’mon Everybody’ and watch out Memphis because Sanja Meegin, EIN’s roving reporter, is back in the Promised Land once again to give us all the inside scoops on Elvis Week 2017.
This is Sanja’s 18th visit to Memphis and Elvis Week, and today she checked out the alternate ELVIS Collectors’ Fairs getting time to meet up with Jimmy Velvet, Nancy Rook and Elvis photographer Keith Alverson along the way..
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