Give Us This Day, Our Daily Elvis
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The Updated for 2018 are:
- Added the Elvis Era Headers to the original post,
- Our Daily Elvis, along with:
- the following updates to the original Daily Elvis Post:
1949 – 1977
Elvis worked at the Upholsterers Specialties Company.
August 5, 1953
Elvis applied for a job as a delivery boy but was not hired. The same happened at Kroger’s grocery store.
The Sun Records Rockabilly Era
August 6, 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 6, 1955
Elvis performed at the River Stadium, Batesville, Arkansas
Thats All Right
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Good Rocking Tonight
Baby Lets Play house
The other act was Duke Of Paducah
The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer
August 6, 1956
Elvis performed at the Polk Theater, Lakeland, Florida at 3.30, 7.00 and 9.00 p.m.
The other acts were Frank Connors, Phil Maraquin, Nancy Ford, The Jordanaires, and The Headliners
Elvis interview in two parts
August 6, 1957
The Presleys lived at Graceland,
The Military Service Disruption
August 6, 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 with his parents, his grandmother Minnie, cousins Gene and Junior Smith, and friend Lamar Fike.
August 6, 1959
Military Service in Germany
Feb 3 1959 – March 1960: Goethestr.14 in Bad Nauheim, Germany
The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment
August 6, 1960
Chubby Checker appeared on US TV show American Bandstand and performed ‘The Twist.’ The song went to No.1 on the US chart and again 18 months later in 1962. It is the only song to go to the top of the charts on two separate occasions.
August 6, 1961
August 6, 1962
Anita Wood announced in the paper that she and Elvis had broken up. She moved out of Graceland and returned home to Jackson, Tennessee, because, she said: ” It is evident that Elvis is not yet ready to settle down.”
August 6, 1963
In the evening at Studio A of the Columbia Recording Studio, New York City, Bob Dylan recorded the first session produced by Tom Wilson for the album The Times They Are A-Changin’. Dylan’s third studio album was the first collection to feature only original compositions, the title track being one of Dylan’s most famous. The album consists mostly of stark, sparsely-arranged story songs concerning issues such as racism, poverty, and social change.
The Beatles arrived in Jersey in the Channel Islands, where they spent the day go-carting and relaxing by the pool at The Revere Hotel before playing the first of four nights at the Springfield Ballroom. Some fans had found out where they were staying, but they were happy to chat and be photographed with them.
Back in Memphis Priscilla started reading press reports of the romance between Elvis and Ann-Margret.
August 6, 1964
August 6, 1965
The Beatles released their fifth album and soundtrack to their second film ‘Help!’ which included the title track, ‘The Night Before’, ‘You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away’, ‘You’re Going to Lose That Girl’, ‘Ticket to Ride’ and ‘Yesterday’.
August 6, 1966
Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs top the Cashbox Best Sellers list with “Lil’ Red Riding Hood”, a #2 hit on the Billboard chart. A week later, the RIAA will certify it as a Gold Record, with sales exceeding one million copies.
Elvis Presley’s single “Love Letters” hit #6 in the U.K.
During filming of Double Trouble Elvis would spend most weekend in either Las Vegas or Palm Springs.
August 6, 1967
August 6, 1968
August 6, 1969
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade
August 6, 1970
The 10th National Jazz, Blues and Pop four day Festival was held at Plumpton Racecourse in Sussex, England. Featuring, Family, Groundhogs, Cat Stevens, Deep Purple, Fat Mattress, Yes, Caravan, The Strawbs, Black Sabbath, Wild Angles, Wishbone Ash and Daddy Longlegs.
Steppenwolf, Janis Joplin, Paul Simon, Poco and Johnny Winter all appeared at the Concert For Peace at New York’s Shea Stadium. The concert date coincided with the 25th anniversary of dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
Elvis Presley at a Nancy Sinatra show at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada
Charlie Hodge and Elvis, and Elvis with Priscilla
August 6, 1971
August 6, 1972
Elvis did Dinner and Midnight Vegas Shows.
August 6, 1973
Elvis performed at the Showroom, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, which was opening night of this engagement.
August 6, 1974
ABBA scored their first US top 10 hit when ‘Waterloo’ went to No.6. ‘Waterloo’ was written specifically to be entered into the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, after the group finished third with ‘Ring Ring’ the previous year in the Swedish pre-selection contest.
Elvis remained in Memphis for the rest of the month,
August 6, 1975
Elvis presented his dentist with a new Cadillac Seville.
August 6, 1976
Late in the evening Elvis returned home to Memphis after the tour.
August 6, 1977
This week’s UK Top 5 singles: No.5 ‘Fanfare For The Common Man’, ELP. No.4, ‘Pretty Vacant’, the Sex Pistols. No.3, ‘Angelo’ Brotherhood Of Man’. No.2, ‘Ma Baker’, Boney M and No.1, ‘I Feel Love’ Donna Summer.
Elvis upstairs at Graceland to the middle of the month
The Wake and Aftermath
1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism
1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley
Lisa Loeb started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Stay (I Missed You), a No.6 hit in the UK. Actor and friend Ethan Hawke had asked her to provide a song for the upcoming movie Reality Bites and ‘Stay’ was featured in the film.
Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley made a public appearance in Budapest. Jackson was shooting a video.
The “Elvis, Then & Now” magazine went on sale.
2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley
2011 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough
Elvis Presley‘s recording sessions at Stax Records in Memphis were released together for the first time. Titled “Elvis at Stax: Deluxe Edition”, the three-CD box set also featured out-takes and rare photos from the July and December 1973 sessions, which originally produced three separate albums.
Newstalk ZB–16 hours ago
International Business Times, Singapore Edition–3 hours ago
The Siver Telegram–21 hours ago
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