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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Sept. 12, 1948

Elvis Presley, at the age of 13, moved with his parents from Tupelo, Mississippi to Memphis, Tennessee.

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 12, 1954

The first ‘teen idol’, Frank Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Three Coins In The Fountain,’ the singer’s first UK No.1. The song was The Academy Award winning Best Original Song of 1954.

Elvis worked at Crown Electric,  until mid-October 1954

September 12, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Norfolk, Virginia.

The bill was: Hank Snow and His Rainbow Ranch Boys, Elvis and opening: The Louvin Brothers and Cowboy Copas

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 12, 1956

There was an announcement by the police chief of San Diego; if Elvis ever returned to his city and performed in the way he did in the spring, Elvis will be jailed for disorderly conduct.

Love Me Tender  

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

September 12, 1957

Guest performers on ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand” were Nick Noble and the Tune Weavers promoting, respectively, their new releases “Moonlight Swim” and “Happy Happy Birthday Baby.”

Elvis Presley : September 12, 1957 : Little Shamrock Cafe, Cleveland.


Elvis Presley : September 12, 1957 : Little Shamrock Cafe, Cleveland.

The Day Elvis Presley came to Cleveland : September 12, 1957

Elvis called Scotty to talk about his resignation and Bill’s. Elvis asked what he had to do to get them both back. Since Scotty had a lot of debts, he asked for a $50 per week raise and an amount of $10,000 at once.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland.

The Military Service Disruption


September 12, 1958
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.
September 12, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 12, 1960

Elvis and Juliet Prowse, costar in G.I. Blues, attended a special screening of the movie. Hal Wallis’ assistant called it “a howling success”.

Elvis Presley and Juliet Prowse : September 12, 1960

September 12, 1961

Wild in the Country

September 12, 1962

It Happened at the World’s Fair  Production: September 4-13 in Seattle

September 12, 1963

The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘She Loves You’, the group’s second No.1. It became the biggest seller of the year and the biggest selling Beatles single in the UK.

September 12, 1964

The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Shangri-La’s, Dusty Springfield, the Ronettes, Millie Small, the Temptations, the Miracles, and Little Anthony and the Imperials shared the stage at the Fox Theatre in Brooklyn, New York.

September 12, 1965

In segments taped August 14, 1965, The Beatles performed “I Feel Fine,” “I’m Down,” “Help!,” “Yesterday,” “Act Naturally,” and “Ticket To Ride” on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 12, 1966

The Monkees television show premieres on NBC. Producers Bert Schneider and Bob Rafelson decided to emulate the zany, madcap humor of the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night for the small screen. When they placed an ad in Variety for four Folk and Rock musicians to appear in a TV series, over 400 applied for the job, including Stephen Stills, John Sebastian, Harry Nilsson and Danny Hutton (later of Three Dog Night), but as it turned out, only one of the four winners, guitarist and songwriter Michael Nesmith, actually saw the ad. Micky Dolenz (who would play drums), Davy Jones (who would sing), and Peter Tork (bass) found out about the opportunity from other sources. Nesmith and Tork had experience in the Folk scene; Dolenz and Jones were primarily actors, although Nesmith and Jones had already made some obscure solo recordings. Some have claimed that Charles Manson also applied, but he was in prison at the time and would not be paroled until March 21, 1967.  The series ran for a total of 58 episodes.

“The Roger Miller Show” debuted on ABC-TV. The series lasted for 16 episodes.

September 12, 1967

Filming continued for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour. The bus headed for Widecombe on the Moor, where a local fair was being held but the bus driver (Alf Manders) took a shortcut to bypass heavy traffic and ended up stuck on a bridge, the coach ended up having to drive in reverse for a half-mile before it could turn around. They then head for Plymouth, followed by a 20-car convoy of journalists and photographers.

In Memphis on September 12, 1967 roughly four weeks before heading out to Hollywood, to film Stay, Away Joe!

September 12, 1968

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 12, 1969

Elvis returned from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, before he went to Palm Springs for a week.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 12, 1970

Bob Dylan joined Joan Baez, Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie at the Woody Guthrie Memorial Concert held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California.

Elvis performed at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, at 3.00 and 8.30 p.m.

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September 12, 1974
Elvis and Sheila Ryan spent 5 days (Sept 9 – 13) in Palm Springs together before Elvis had to leave for Memphis.

The Wake and Aftermath

September 12, 1974

1977

The Elvis Presley single “Way Down” was certified gold by the RIAA.

1980

In Kansas City, Queen performed at Kemper Arena.

An in-depth report on the death of Elvis Presley aired on ABC-TV’s “20/20”. It raised so many unanswered questions that the official case concerning Elvis’ death was reopened.


1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2000

The Elvis Presley boxed set “Peace in the Valley – The Complete Gospel Recordings” was released on LP as a limited release and then generally as CD set. It was all the gospel, but not Christmas recordings, which would be the actually complete set. Elvis’ christmas catalog is re-issued annually with track lists blurring his original 1950s with the later 1970s seasonal recordings of the gospel genre of music.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Johnny Cash, “The Man in Black” who became a towering figure in American music with such hits as “Folsom Prison Blues”, “I Walk the Line”, and “A Boy Named Sue”, died at the age of 71. During his career, Cash won 11 Grammys, most recently in 2003, when “Give My Love To Rose” earned him honors as Best Male Country Vocal Performance. He also notched fourteen number 1 Country music hits. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980 and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. Two of his most popular albums were recorded live at Folsom Prison in 1968 and at San Quentin in 1969. Many people wrongly thought he had served prison time himself. He never did, although he did spend the odd night in jail during his youth and battled addictions to pills on and off throughout his life.

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Lisa Marie Presley performed on “The Ellen Degeneres Show.”

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

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Our Daily Elvis for September 8 ,2018

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Daily Elvis: September 8

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

September 1952

After Atlantic Records bought Ray Charles’ contract from Swingtime, Charles recorded his first session for Atlantic, cutting four songs. Over the next seven years, he would record such classics as ‘Mess Around,’ ‘I Got a Woman,’ ‘Hallelujah, I Love Her So’ and ‘What’d I Say.’

Elvis worked for MARL Metal Products, a furniture manufacturer – He worked the 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM shift as an assembler.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

September 8, 1954

Radio personality Alan Freed begins broadcasting on New York’s WINS. Although the phrase “rock and roll” had been around since the 1940s, Freed is generally given credit for making it popular.

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There was a opening of a new shopping center in Memphis. In the advertisement of the opening was the announcement: “by the newest Memphis hit in the recording business Elvis Presley”. This took place in front of Katz Drug Store the following night between 9.00 and 10.00 a.m.

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

September 8, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Clarksdale, Mississippi; with Johnny Cash
Bud Dickerman, Eddie Bond, Floyd Cramer, Jimmy Day

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

September 8, 1956

Eddie Cochran signs with Liberty Records where he will have three US Top 40 hits, “Sittin’ In The Balcony” (#18), “Summertime Blues” (#8) and “C’mon Everybody” (#35).

Elvis Presley’s ” I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” hit #14 in the U.K.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

Love Me Tender  

September 8, 1957

Reet Petite’ by Jackie Wilson was released for the first time, it became a UK No. 1, 29 years later. During a 1975 benefit concert, Wilson collapsed on-stage from a heart attack and subsequently fell into a coma that persisted for nearly nine years until his death in 1984.

Elvis and Anita Wood had breakfast at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and after that they visited Radio Recorders to listen to the songs Elvis had been recording over the last few days. Later they watched 4 movies at the theaters around town, while talking about screening Jailhouse Rock the next day.

Romance: Anita Wood

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

September 8, 1958

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.

September 8, 1959

Military Service in Germany, Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

September 8, 1960

Flaming Star 

September 8, 1961

September 8, 1962

Dickey Lee cracks the Billboard Top 40 for the first time with a song called “Patches”. Despite being banned by some U.S. radio stations for its teen suicide theme, the record would climb to #6 on the Hot 100 and enjoy an eleven week stay.

Elvis Presley’s single “She’s Not You” hit #5 in the U.S.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  Production: September 4-13 in Seattle

September 8, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

September 8, 1964

September 8, 1965

An ad in the show business trade paper Variety announced open tryouts for anyone wishing to be a member of the new group being formed for a TV series called “The Monkees.”

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

September 8, 1966

September 8, 1967

September 8, 1968

The Beatles performed ‘Hey Jude’ on the UK television show ‘Frost On Sunday’ in front of an invited audience. The song was the first single from The Beatles’ record label Apple Records and at over seven minutes in length, ‘Hey Jude’ was, at the time, the longest single ever to top the British charts. It also spent nine weeks as No.1 in the United States—the longest run at the top of the American charts for a Beatles’ single.

Led Zeppelin appeared at Raventlow Parken, Nykobing, Falster, Denmark supported by The Beatnicks and The Ladybirds, (who were a all girl topless go-go dancing outfit). This was the group’s third ever live gig

Elvis spent most of September in Palm Springs.

September 8, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

September 8, 1970

Elvis did a 3 am extra show at the end of his Vegas Engagement of Dinner and Midnight Shows.

September 8, 1971

Elvis bought a custom-made Stutz Blackhawk. His first was badly damaged in an accident earlier that year and would not be repaired for almost 3 years.

September 8, 1972

September 8, 1973

Marvin Gaye Gaye started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Get It On’, his second US No.1, only reached No.31 in the UK.

Elvis and Linda attended a Tom Jones performance and Elvis even appeared on stage at Caesar’s Place.

Romances: Linda Thompson

September 8, 1976

Elvis performed at the Convention Center, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1994

Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley opened the 11th annual MTV Video Music Awards.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

In a show beamed live to 21 movie theaters across Europe, David Bowie performed the first interactive concert that allowed audience members at the various locations to talk to him and make song requests.

RCA/BMG announced the finalized track listing for “Elvis 2nd To None.” The compilation disc was scheduled for release on October 7, 2003.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Jury selection began for the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray. Prospective jurors were asked to fill out a 30-page questionnaire to determine their level of knowledge of the case and any strong views about Jackson or Murray.

2012

In a private ceremony at the Élysée Palace in Paris, French president Francois Hollande presented Paul McCartney with France’s highest public decoration, the Legion of Honour, in appreciation for the former Beatle’s contribution to music.

At an auction in England, a winning bidder who did not wish to be identified purchased a bible that once belonged to Elvis Presley for £59,000 (approximately $94,000 US), more than double the sale price that was expected. The bible was given to Elvis in 1957 by an aunt and uncle on his first Christmas at Graceland. He used it throughout the rest of his life, and wrote down his thoughts and annotations on its pages.

2014

Cher was forced to postpone the second leg of her Dressed to Kill tour due to an acute viral infection.

2018

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Our Daily Elvis fro August 26, 2018

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Daily Elvis: August 26

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 26, 1955

Elvis performed at the Baseball Park, Gonzales, Texas.

The other acts were: Johnny Horton, Betty Amos, David Houston, Sonny Crammer, Ray Gallman, Tillman Franks and Willie Birdbrain

Print Ad for Elvis Presley’s Louisiana Hayride Performance August 26

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 26, 1956

Love Me Tender 

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 26, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 26, 1958

Military service  Fort Hood in Texas.

August 26, 1959

Military Service in Germany, Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 26, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 26, 1961

Elvis Presley’s album “Something For Everybody” hit #1 in the U.S.

Follow That Dream 

August 26,1962

August 26, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 26, 1964

August 26, 1965

Sonny & Cher were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Got You Babe’, the duo’s only UK No.1. Sonny Bono was inspired to write the song to capitalize on the popularity of the term “babe,” as heard in Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 26, 1966

Double Trouble

August 26, 1967

The Beatles held a press conference at University College in Bangor, North Wales with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The Beatles announced that they had become disciples of the guru and that they renounced the use of drugs. The four had become members of the Maharishi’s ‘Spiritual Regeneration Movement’, which obligated them to donate one week’s earnings each month to the organization.

Elvis and Priscilla arrived home from Vegas to Memphis at 8.20 a.m.

August 26, 1968

Apple Corps releases five single records, including The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” backed by “Revolution”. It will become the band’s biggest hit.

Jeannie C. Riley’s “Harper Valley P.T.A.” was certified Gold. The single eventually sold more than six million copies and Riley became the first woman ever to top the U.S. Pop and Country singles charts with the same song.

Charro!

August 26, 1969

Elvis Presley released “Suspicious Minds,” his 18th and last lifetime #1 single in the U.S.

August 26, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 26, 1961

Elvis Presley’s album “Something For Everybody” hit #1 in the U.S.

Follow That Dream 

August 26,1962

August 26, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 26, 1964

August 26, 1965

Sonny & Cher were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Got You Babe’, the duo’s only UK No.1. Sonny Bono was inspired to write the song to capitalize on the popularity of the term “babe,” as heard in Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 26, 1966

Double Trouble

August 26, 1967

The Beatles held a press conference at University College in Bangor, North Wales with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The Beatles announced that they had become disciples of the guru and that they renounced the use of drugs. The four had become members of the Maharishi’s ‘Spiritual Regeneration Movement’, which obligated them to donate one week’s earnings each month to the organization.

Elvis and Priscilla arrived home from Vegas to Memphis at 8.20 a.m.

August 26, 1968

Apple Corps releases five single records, including The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” backed by “Revolution”. It will become the band’s biggest hit.

Jeannie C. Riley’s “Harper Valley P.T.A.” was certified Gold. The single eventually sold more than six million copies and Riley became the first woman ever to top the U.S. Pop and Country singles charts with the same song.

Charro!

August 26, 1969

Elvis Presley released “Suspicious Minds,” his 18th and last lifetime #1 single in the U.S.

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Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows. While the show was still being taped by RCA, Elvis couldn’t stop laughing during Are You Lonesome Tonight.

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August 26, 1970

The new feminist movement in America, led by Betty Friedan, staged a nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality.

There was a warning that Elvis would be kidnapped somewhere during the night and extra security was added at the hotel.

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

With fans in Las Vegas on August 26, 1970

August 26, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 26, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 26, 1973

The date was declared Women’s Equality Day by U.S. Presidential Proclamation, to commemorate the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, which gave the vote to American women on a basis equal to men.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 26, 1974

Tonight’s shows were canceled due to exhaustion of Elvis.

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

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2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2004

US Cinematographer David Myers died after suffering a stroke. He worked of various music films including Woodstock, Elvis On Tour, The Last Waltz, The Grateful Dead Movie, Mad Dogs & Englishmen and Cracked Actor: A Film About David Bowie.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2013

After accusing the Estate of Michael Jackson of undervaluing a number of Jackson’s assets by hundreds of millions of dollars, the Internal Revenue Service issued the estate a $702 million bill for federal taxes and penalties. The estate followed by filing a court challenge to the bill.

2017

August 26: Elvis Presley Released “Suspicious Minds” in 1969

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2018

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Our Daily Elvis for August 21, 2018

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Daily Elvis: August 21

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 21, 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 21, 1955

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 21, 1956

Comics Bill Buchanan and Dickie Goodman have the number three song in America with a novelty tune called “Flying Saucer”. The premise of the record was two radio news reporters who ask questions which are then humorously answered with snippets from mid-’50s hits. Buchanan and Goodman were sued by 17 different record companies for copyright infringement, but all were dismissed by a ruling that said the parodies did not infringe on the sales of the original records.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 21, 1957

Elvis bought two stone lions and had them installed on either side of the steps leading up to Graceland.

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 21, 1958

Military Leave in Memphis

August 21, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 21, 1960

Flaming Star 

August 21, 1961

Tamla Records released the Marvelettes first single, ‘Please Mr. Postman’. The song went on to sell over a million copies and become the group’s biggest hit, reaching the top of both the Billboard Pop and R&B charts. The song is notable as the first Motown song to reach the No.1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.

Patsy Cline recorded the classic Willie Nelson song, ‘Crazy’. Cline was still on crutches after going through a car windshield in a head-on collision two months earlier and had difficulty reaching the high notes of the song at first due to her broken ribs. ‘Crazy’ spent 21 weeks on the chart and eventually became one of her signature tunes.

Elvis Presley started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Something For Everybody’ his sixth US No.1 album.

 

Follow That Dream 

August 21, 1962

Gary Pepper and Elvis | August 21st 1962, taken after private movie evening,screened by Mr Paul Shafer, Malco theatre, Memphis.

August 21, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 21, 1964

August 21, 1965

The Rolling Stones started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Out Of Our Heads’ the group’s first US No.1 album.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 21, 1966

On their last ever US tour The Beatles performed in two cities due to a cancellation due to rain the previous day. First they performed at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio. Then they flew to St. Louis, Missouri, for a concert at Busch Stadium, where they performed under a tarpaulin due to heavy rain. It was this gig that convinced Paul McCartney that The Beatles should stop performing live.

Double Trouble

1967

The Doors started recording their second album at Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, California.

In the morning Elvis completed looping on Speedway and after lunch he had makeup tests for his next picture, Stay Away, Joe.

Speedway

Stay Away Joe

August 21, 1968

Tommy James and The Shondells returned to the UK No.1 position for the second time with the single ‘Mony Mony’. In a peculiar twist, in 1987 Billy Idol’s version of the song replaced another Tommy James hit at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 — ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’, covered by Tiffany.

Charro!

August 21, 1969

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Roaming the halls in Las Vegas on August 21, 1969

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 21, 1970

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

The Dinner Las Vegas show as attended by Elvis’ Grandma Minnie Mae Presley and Aunt Delta Biggs.

August 21, 1971

Arthur Brown’s Kingdom Come, Hawkwind, Duster Bennett, Brewers Droop, Indian Summer, Graphite, (and second from the bottom on the bill) Queen all appeared at the Tregye Festival Truro, Cornwall, England.

Elvis Presley’s reissued single of “Heartbreak Hotel” hit #10 in the U.K.

Elvis Presley’s single “I’m Leavin’” hit #36 in the U.S.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 21, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 21, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

August 21, 1974

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows

Follow That Dream release: Nevada Nights

‘Nevada Nights’ FTD CD review – Elvis Information Network

August 21, 1975

Elvis cancelled the remainder of the 36 Vegas shows, and left the Hilton at 6.00 a.m. accompanied by Dr. Nick. They flew to Memphis, where Elvis was admitted to the Baptist Memorial Hospital, from exhaustion.

August 21, 1976

The Rolling Stones, 10CC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren’s Utopia and Hot Tuna all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, Hertfordshire, England, tickets £4.50.

It was announced by RCA Victor records that the sales of Elvis Presley records passed the 400 million mark.

The Wake and Aftermath

1978

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2012

Lisa Marie Presley made her Grand Ole Opry debut where she wowed the sold-out audience by performing three songs from her current album, “Storm & Grace”.

 

2018

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Our Daily Elvis for August 16, 2018

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

August 16, 1937

The American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) was organized as a part of the American Federation of Labor. On September 17, 1952, the Television Authority and AFRA merged to create a new union, the present-day American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 16, 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 16, 1955

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

 

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 16, 1956

Actor Bela Lugosi died after a heart attack at 73. (Dracula, White Zombie, Bride of the Monster, The Wolf Man, Son of Frankenstein, Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein, The Body Snatcher, The Ape Man, The Invisible Ray, The Black Cat, Ghosts on the Loose, Island of Lost Souls, Glen or Glenda, Spooks Run Wild, Ninotchka, International House, Bowery at Midnight, Voodoo Man, Plan 9 from Outer Space)

Elvis left Memphis on an American Airlines flight for Los Angeles where he reported to 20th Century Fox for pre-production meetings for his first movie: The Reno Brothers, based on a true story and would be renamed “Love Me Tender” and the second movie version in the same time period.

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

August 16, 1957

Buddy Holly And The Crickets played the Apollo Theatre in Harlem and were booed by the mostly Black crowd who were expecting to see an R&B group that also used the name ‘The Crickets’. By the end of the night however, the audience was cheering for the Lubbock, Texas band. Also on the bill that night were Roy Hamilton, Shep And The Limelites and Clarence “Frogman” Henry.

For his first effort at Imperial Records, Ricky Nelson records “Be Bop Baby”, which already has 750,000 advance orders. The song will go on to sell over a million copies and reach #3 on the Billboard chart.

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 16, 1958

Military Leave in Memphis: Elvis attended the funeral of Red West’s father. He was overcome with emotions and later in the afternoon he visited his mother’s grave.

August 16,1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 16, 1960

Flaming Star : Principal photography began at Conejo Movie Ranch in Thousand Oaks, California.

August 16, 1961

Follow That Dream 

August 16, 1962

Peter, Paul And Mary released their first US Top 10 hit, “If I Had a Hammer”, a standard Folk song that had been around since 1949.

Little Stevie Wonder (aged 12), released his first single, ‘I Call It Pretty Music, (But The Old People Call It The Blues)’, the single featured Marvin Gaye on drums.

Brian Epstein told Pete Best that the other Beatles wanted him out of the group, and that he was being replaced. Epstein then asked Best to perform with The Beatles that night at the Riverpark Ballroom in Chester, Cheshire. Pete Best does not show up, drummer Johnny Hutchinson of The Big Three filled in the temporary vacancy.

August 16, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 16,1964

August 16, 1965

Elvis received a telegram from the president of Capitol Records inviting him to a cocktail party in Los Angeles on the 24th, to meet the Beatles.

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 16, 1966

Double Trouble

August 16, 1967

Speedway

August 16, 1968

Working at Abbey Road studios on The White Album, The Beatles recorded 14 takes of the new George Harrison song ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’, taking the song from its early acoustic version into an electric version.

The Jackson Five made their formal debut with Diana Ross and The Supremes at the Great Western Forum, California.

Bruce Springsteen’s new band Earth made their live debut at the Off Broad Street Coffee House in Red Bank, New Jersey, admission was 75c. The lineup of the group consisted of Springsteen (guitars & vocals), John Graham (bass), Michael Burke (drums) and ‘Flash Craig’ (organ). The group only had a 6-month existence.

Charro!

August 16, 1969

During a North American tour Led Zeppelin appeared at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park with Joe Cocker as support. Zeppelin had been asked to perform at Woodstock but due to this gig commitment were unable to attend. And down the road Bruce Springsteen’s band Child played the first of two shows over two days at the Student Prince, Ashbury Park. Springsteen was also unable to attend Woodstock due to these gigs.

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 16, 1970

This week’s UK Top 5 singles: No.5, Free, ‘All Right Now’, No.4, Shirley Bassey, ‘Something’, No.3, Hotlegs, ‘Neanderthal Man’, No.2, The Kinks, ‘Lola’ and No.1, Elvis Presley, ‘The Wonder Of You’, (his 16th UK No.1).

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

August 16, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 16, 1972

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 16, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 16, 1974

August 16, 1975

Peter Gabriel announced that he was leaving Genesis. The group auditioned more than 400 singers during the next 18 months before deciding that Phil Collins, who had been the drummer for Genesis since 1970, could front the band.

Noon rehearsals were held each day for three days in preparation for the Vegas opening.

August 16, 1976

August 16, 1977

12:00 midnight: After his 10:30 pm dentist’s appointment is completed, Elvis and girlfriend Ginger Alden return to Graceland.

Elvis as he enters Graceland in his Stutz Blackhawk around 12:30 a.m. on August 16, 1977

2:15 am: Elvis calls his doctor to request more painkillers, ostensibly because of pain engendered by the dentist trip. Elvis’ stepbrother Ricky Stanley drives to the all-night pharmacy at Baptist Memorial Hospital and returns with six Dilaudid pills.

4:00 am: Elvis wakes up first cousin Billy Smith and his wife, Jo, to request they play a game of racquetball with him. Presley, as usual, plays the game while barely moving, and playfully attempts to hit Billy with the ball. In doing so, Elvis manages to hit himself with his racquet, bruising his leg. The game is called off.

4:30 am: Elvis moves to a nearby piano and performs two unidentified gospel numbers and “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain.”

5:00 am: Elvis decides to turn in early (for him), going up to his bedroom with Ginger. He takes one of the pre-packaged packets of pills created by his doctor for twice-daily use.

7:00 am: Elvis takes a second pack of pills.

8:00 am: Still unable to sleep, Elvis asks for a third packet, which is brought to him by his aunt, Delta Mae Biggs.

9:30 am: Elvis takes the book he’s been reading, Frank Adams’ The Scientific Search For The Face Of Jesus, and goes into his bathroom, “Don’t fall asleep in there,” she says, knowing his propensity to nod off.

“Okay, I won’t,” he says.

Ginger, who Elvis gave a Tylenol 3 tablet, drops back to sleep.

-at some point, Elvis had ice cream and cookies and more Pills, with his Aunt Delta likely being the last person to see him alive.

1:30 pm: Ginger awakens and sees Elvis is still gone. When knocking on the bathroom door produces no reply, she enters and finds his lifeless body on the floor in front of the toilet.

She calls downstairs for help and Nancy Rook, Graceland Maid answers and dispatches Elvis associates Al Strada and Joe Esposito, who arrive in the bathroom and they call the fire department. An ambulance is dispatched. Daughter Lisa Marie and father Vernon arrive in the bathroom, but Lisa Marie is quickly removed from the scene.

 

2:56 pm: Elvis Presley arrives at the Baptist Medical Center in Memphis.

3:00 pm: Elvis is pronounced dead.

4:00 pm: On the steps of Graceland, heartbroken father Vernon Presley tells the assembled reporters: “My son is dead.”

Vernon Presley Talks to the Media – August 16, 1977

His autopsy was performed at 7:00 p.m.  The death was announced as the autopsy was being carried out: The official coroner’s report listed “cardiac arrhythmia” as the cause of Presley’s death, (which only means the heart stopped and not why) but the real cause of death: a cocktail of ten prescribed drugs, taken together in doses no doctor should ever prescribe to a person with terminal illness, which Elvis did not have. The pills he took were for symptom management: pain and sleep mostly, nothing for an actual medical condition.

Romances: Ginger Alden

Also on Memphis Mafia duty during the final hours were Stepbrothers David E. Stanley and Rick Stanley. One delivered pill packs and the other was smoking pot with a pal in the pool table room, off the TV room.

 

The staff of television newsrooms considered Elvis’ death a late-breaking story. There was not enough time for TV reporters who had been sent to Memphis to file stories for the evening news. Executives had to decide quickly what film footage they could use from their files and where to place the story in relation to the other news of the day. NBC-TV not only rewrote their news lineup to lead off with the story of Elvis’ death, but the network also made immediate plans to delay The Tonight Show and put together a late-night news documentary. David Brinkley, a national news anchor for NBC at the time, opened his broadcast with three minutes devoted to Elvis’ sudden death. ABC-TV also decided to lead with the Presley story.

When they learned that NBC would be doing a late-night news special about the significance of Elvis Presley to American music, ABC announced that they would also air a half-hour documentary.

CBS did not follow suit, however. The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, featuring the most respected man in broadcasting at that time, had led the news program ratings for more than a decade. CBS executives chose not to open the evening broadcast with the Presley story. Arbitron’s records indicate that when millions of viewers realized this they immediately switched the channel to another network.

The CBS decision not to lead with Elvis’ death gave the CBS Evening News its lowest ratings in years. (For the record, Roger Mudd was substituting for Walter Cronkite that evening.) CBS devoted only 70 seconds to its story on Elvis, placing it after a lengthy segment on the Panama Canal. The producer for that evening’s news was vehemently opposed to leading off with Elvis’ death, in spite of other members of the CBS programming staff suggesting it repeatedly. Interviewed later, the producer agreed that he was out of sync with the national consciousness. Two days later, CBS tried to save face by putting together a documentary on Elvis.

Elvis Presley dies – Aug 16, 1977 – HISTORY.com

The Death Of Elvis Presley : August 16, 1977 : Elvis Biography

Radio Luxembourg was the first radio station in Europe to announce Elvis’ death.At 11pm Mark Wesley reads the news and announces Elvis’ death, and then it’s the Tony Prince show. Prince, close to tears at times, devotes his entire show to Elvis, finishing at 3.45am.

elvis variety obit

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

RCA Victor Records released the Elvis Presley single “Baby, Let’s Play House.”

the Producer was Joan Deary, who started at RCA the same year as Elvis, but she was a secretary then. In 1973, she recorded the Aloha Concert for RCA and she was the last RCA producer known to Elvis Presley.

1987

Cinemax-TV premiered “Elvis ’56.”

1994

Light Year Entertainment released a three-video boxed set entitled “Elvis – The Concert Collection.”

1997

Will Smith started a four-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Men In Black’ taken from the film of the same name. The song won Smith a Grammy in 1997 for Best Rap Solo Performance.

Elvis Presley, via video, starred in “Elvis in Concert ’97.” Over thirty of his former TBC bandmates made appearances.

Elvis: The Concert – Wikipedia

On the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, over 30,000 fans descended on Memphis, Tennessee for a 10 minute mourning, circling his grave. A poll found that almost a third of the fans were keeping an eye out for him in the crowd.

2002

In Memphis, TN, Lisa Marie Presley introduced a recording of “Don’t Cry Daddy” The event was the last day of a 25th anniversary concert, the first of three Father/Daughter duets – following on the Hank Williams Sr/Jr and the Nat King and Nathalie Cole post-humus duets.

Elvis & June: A Love Story (2002) – IMDb

Released: The true story of Elvis’ first fiancee, June Juanico. This documentary featuries the oldest home movie of Elvis in a private setting…on vacation in Biloxi, Mississippi with June in the summer of 1956.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2011

Aug. 16, 1977 | Elvis Presley Dies – The New York Times

Thousands of silent mourners paid their respects to Elvis Presley at his gravesite at Graceland, on the 34th anniversary of his death. Flower arrangements and heart-shaped wreaths decorated the burial site as Presley’s music played softly in the background.

2012

Elvis Presley’s ex-wife and daughter address emotional vigil 

Elvis Presley Through the Years – Rolling Stone

2015

Ginger Alden’s husband passed away on August 16, 2015 | Elvis Articles

2016

August 16, 1977: Elvis Presley dies in Graceland bathroom

“My Brother Elvis” by David E. Stanley was published.

2017

THIS DATE IN HISTORY, Aug. 16: Marking deaths of Elvis, Babe Ruth

Elvis Presley left a lasting impact on Ann-Margret, says TCM host

Will we ever see hologram Elvis on stage? Never say never, Priscilla

15 of Elvis Presley’s great – and not so great – style moments

British GQ– Still stylish, however, and few men have worn sunglasses better than Presley. Getty Images. Leaving Philadelphia International Airport in 1974. The costumes are now a permanent fixture. Getty Images. Live onstage in 1975 in the Nassau Coliseum once again. The costumes are going full Liberace.

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This is Sanja’s 18th visit to Memphis and Elvis Week, and as we head to the Candlelight Vigil she spent the day looking around Memphis to check out all those more obscure ELVIS connections such as Anita Woods house, Sam Phillips recording studio, Khang Rhee’s karate studio just to name a few.. and then to the Strictly ELVIS dance party..

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2018

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Our Daily Elvis for August 14, 2018

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Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

, 1938

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

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

August 1952

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.

Elvis Presley | August, 1958 – Methodist Hospital – Elvis Presley Music

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, 1958 : The Death of Gladys Love Presley

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

Flaming Star 

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.

Rockabilly: Wanda Jackson

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

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

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’.

Johnny Burnette – Wikipedia

The Johnny Burnette Trio – Rockabilly Legends

Johnny Burnette Mirrored Elvis – Geezer Music Club

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.

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Paradise, Hawaiian Style

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.

Double Trouble

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.

Speedway

August 14, 1968

Charro!

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.

Romances: Ginger Alden

The Wake and Aftermath

1980

The Statue of Presley was unveiled in Elvis Presley Plaza in Memphis, TN. this statue was eventually moved inside the Memphis Welcome Centre

 

1981

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

2007

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

 

2013

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.”

2014

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.

2015

Sammy Davis Jr. pendant among Elvis artifacts auctioned | The Seattle

Sammy Davis Jr pendant among 160 auctioned Elvis Presley items …

Elvis Presley gift to Sammy Davis Jr. sold for $40,000 at Graceland 

2016

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.

2017

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.

What the Rise and Fall of Elvis Mean to America 40 Years After His Death

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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2018

Aug 09, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018 – Elvis Week 2018 – Events – Graceland

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Hundreds of items with ties to Elvis Presley sold at auction

wreg.com MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A gold record, photos and jewelry are among the more than 200 items sold at an auction of memorabilia related to late ..

What was Elvis Presley’s cause of death?

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Elvis Presley died at the age of 42 following drug abuse, with his … of Rock and Roll’s death, his daughter Lisa-Marie Presley confirmed her …

Elvis and Me: Todd Slaughter was the last man filmed with Presley

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Elvis Presley The Boy Who Would Be King

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Elvis Presley. Although the anniversary of his death is not as universally recognized as years past his impact on the world has not diminished.
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Lisa Marie Presley reveals she ‘still speaks to late father Elvis’

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Our Daily Elvis for August 12, 2018

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Daily Elvis August 12

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The Updated for 2018 are:

  1. Added the Elvis Era Headers to the original post,
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  3. the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:

 

August 12, 1877

Thomas Edison finished designing his phonograph and gave the plans to mechanic John Kreusi to build. A skeptical Kreusi bet Edison two dollars that the device would never work.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

Memphis, Tennessee

1949 – 1977

August 1952

Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.

August 12, 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

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

August 12, 1955

Elvis performed on tour with The Browns at the Driller Park, Kilgore, Texas.

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

August 12, 1956

As had often been the custom they traveled at night and slept by day.  Traveling with Red West and cousins Gene and Junior Smith, Elvis arrived in the new Lincoln Continental Mark II that he had purchased in Miami at the start of this tour.

Putting his shoes on after a long ride from Jacksonville, FL to New Orleans on August 12, 1956


Elvis arrives in New Orleans in his new Lincoln – Aug. 12, 1956
Photo © Jay B. Leviton courtesy Ger Rijff’s “Elvis Close Up”

With Opening Acts: Frank Connors, Phil Maraquin, Nancy Ford, The Jordanaires and The Headliners

Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium , New Orleans, Louisiana at 4.00 and 8.15 p.m.

Heartbreak Hotel
I Got A Woman
Blue Suede Shoes
I Want You I Need You I Love You
My Baby Left Me
Tutti Frutti
Hound Dog

The Jordanairse, Elvis and Bill Black at the Municipal Auditorium – Aug 12, 1956
Photo © Jay B. Leviton courtesy Ger Rijff’s “Elvis Close Up”

Elvis Presley’s 1956 Triumphant Tour of Florida

August 12, 1957

The Presleys lived at  Graceland

The Military Service Disruption

 

August 12, 1958

Elvis on emergency leave to Memphis

Elvis Presley | August, 1958 – Methodist Hospital – Elvis Presley Music

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.

August 12, 1959

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

August 12, 1960

Pete Best auditioned to become The Silver Beatles’ drummer and was asked to travel to Hamburg in Germany for the bands next set of dates. Before leaving for Hamburg, The Silver Beatles changed their name to simply, “The Beatles”.

Flaming Star 

August 12, 1961

Elvis flew from Tampa to Los Angeles.

Follow That Dream 

August 12, 1962

August 12, 1963

Viva Las Vegas

Romances: Ann-Margaret

August 12, 1964

The Beatles first film A Hard Day’s Night opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews. The film was a financial and critical success. Time magazine rated it as one of the all-time great 100 films.

Elvis Presley was released by the studio after concluding work on the film “Girl Happy.”

August 12, 1965

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

August 12, 1966

The Beatles performed two shows at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago, Illinois. This was the first stop on what would turn out to be The Beatles’ final US tour. Support acts were the Remains, Bobby Hebb, Cyrkle, and the Ronettes.

Double Trouble

August 12, 1967

The Beatles‘ “All You Need Is Love”, beginning with the now familiar opening to the French national anthem, “La Marseillaise”, was the best selling single in America. It would top the Billboard chart a week later and reach #1 in nine other countries, including France.

Speedway

August 12, 1968

Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played together for the first time when they rehearsed at a studio in Gerrard Street in London’s West End. The first song they played was a version of ‘The Train Kept A-Rollin.’ They also played ‘Smokestack Lightning’ and a version of ‘I’m Confused’ (soon to become ‘Dazed And Confused’). The first live dates they played were as The Yardbirds, and it was not until the following month when they started to use the name Led Zeppelin.

Charro!

August 12, 1969

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

August 12, 1970

Janis Joplin performs her final concert at Harvard Stadium to a packed house of 10,000. She would die of a drug overdose less than two months later.

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

Elvis Presley 12 August 1970 Dinner Show on Vimeo

Elvis Presley | Las Vegas | August 12, 1970 | Dinner Show

official release of both shows

Elvis “Non Stop Erotic Cabaret”: 45 years ago today Elvis’ performance from the midnight show at the Las Vegas International on August 12, 1970 has been described by his record company as “Probably the best live concert ever recorded by Elvis Presley.”

August 12, 1971

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

August 12, 1972

Alice Cooper was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘School’s Out’. The bands only UK No.1, which was also a No.7 hit on the US chart. Cooper has said he was inspired to write the song when answering the question, “What’s the greatest three minutes of your life?”. Cooper said: “There’s two times during the year. One is Christmas morning, the next one is the last three minutes of the last day of school.”

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

The compilation album “Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1” hit #87 in the U.S. It was certified Gold and Platinum on January 6, 2004 by the RIAA.

 

Elvis Presley “Hot August Night” August 12, 1972 M.S. – YouTube

Elvis : Hot August Night – August 12, 1972 | Elvis Presley Bootlegs

August 12, 1973

Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.

French Fan Club members visiting Elvis in his dressing room in Las Vegas on August 12, 1973

August 12, 1974

Elvis flew to Los Angeles.

August 12, 1975

Palm Springs where they remained for three days. (10, 11 and 12th)

August 12, 1976

August 12, 1977

The Angola Coach Company sold Elvis Presley’s original former tour bus.

Elvis, Ginger and Lisa Marie driving through the Graceland gates on August 12, 1977

Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the balance of the month

The Wake and Aftermath

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1992

RCA and the RIAA presented Elvis Presley’s estate with 110 gold and platinum records.

2002

In Memphis, TN, Mobile Graceland began a tour of 31 cities.

Graceland on Wheels | Live Design

US Mobile Graceland | AP Archive

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2008

John Lennon’s killer was denied parole for a fifth time “due to concern for the public safety and welfare.” 53 year old Mark David Chapman, who was being held at New York’s Attica Correctional Facility, had been in prison for 27 years after pleading guilty to the murder, which he has said he committed to gain attention.

2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2013

Elvis and women: He couldn’t help falling in love – USA Today

2015

At Graceland, Priscilla Presley joined U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan for a dedication ceremony for the new Music Icons: Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp.

L to R: Quintin R. Smith, Pastor, Historical First Baptist Church of Millington; Memphis City Councilman Harold B. Collins; Joshua D. Colin, Vice President, Area Operations, USPS; Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr; PMG Megan Brennan; Priscilla Presley; Rep. Steve Cohen; Jack Soden, CEO, Elvis Presley Enterprises; Shelby County Mayor, Mark Luttrell. Photo courtesy USPS.

 

The music CD titled “ELVIS FOREVER” went on sale at select U.S. post offices.

2016

Barbara Gibb, mother of The Bee Gees‘ Barry (1946-), Robin (1949 -2012) and Maurice Gibb (1949-2003) and as solo artist Andy Gibb (1958-1988), passed away at the age of 95.

2017

Featured Elvis Fan Resource Site: Elvis Information Network

ELVIS WEEK 2017 – 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 she jetted in to town before everyone arrives later tonight. On the way she checked out Beale Street after warming up in Lincoln, Nebraska and looking for the spirit of Elvis 1956!

EIN is the only website with these exclusive Sanja Meegin Elvis Week 2017 reports, click here & don’t miss out

 2018

Aug 09, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018 – Elvis Week 2018 – Events – Graceland

Story image for elvis presley from www.localmemphis.com

Lisa Marie Presley Hosts Exclusive Launch For Elvis Presley’s Gospel …

http://www.localmemphis.com– The new gospel album called “Elvis Presley: Where No One Stands Alone” includes 14 original gospel songs, featuring artists like Darlene …
Birthplace celebrates Elvis ahead of Presley’s date of death
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal16 hours ago

Playlist: 11 songs to celebrate Elvis Week

Red and Black42 minutes ago
One of the most iconic, influential musicians to ever live and an avid fan of peanut butter and banana sandwiches, Elvis Presley was a gospel …

Lisa Marie Presley exhibit opens

The Commercial AppealAug. 10, 2018
August 10, 2018 – Lisa Marie Presley, right, and her daughter Riley Keough participate in a private ribbon-cutting event for the new exhibit “Lisa Marie: Growing …

 

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