Daily Elvis: October 5

Give us this day, October 5, our daily Elvis

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1948

1935-1940

306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.

, 1938

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

,1939

1940-41
Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

1943

The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, May 15 to June 20, Returning to Tupelo.

1944

August 8, 1945 to July 18, 1946
Berry Street -“Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental

510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

1947

Mulbery Alley

1948
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

memphis after sept 48

Memphis, Tennessee

1948-1953 – Humes High School

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 20 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

September 1952

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

1953

398 Cypress Street (rented from January 7 to April 1953

572 Poplar Avenue
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

October 5, 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

October 5, 1955

Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, Greenville, Texas.

Engagement – Tour Ref: 1955  
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Info October 5 1955 City Auditorium Greenville TX (8:00 PM)   Louisiana Hayride Jamboree  

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

October 5, 1956

Robert Wagner and Alan Hale Jr with Elvis

October 5, 1956 – Elvis Presley Music

Elvis at the 20th Century Fox commissary with Robert Wagner (on his left) and Alan Hale Jr., the skipper from Gilligans Island. Elvis receives a ‘Triple Crown’ award from Billboard magazine staff (also seated) for the single Don’t Be Cruel topping all three sales charts – pop – country and R & B.

EP Music : Photos added : Elvis Presley, October 5, 1956

The Presleys lived at Audobon Drive

October 5, 1957

Scotty Moore and Bill Black played Texas State Fair, Dallas, TX (4 shows daily from October 5 to 20)

  The Presleys lived at  Graceland,

The Military Service Disruption

October 5, 1958

Cliff Richard and The Shadows played their first gig together when they appeared at the Victoria Hall, Hanley, England.

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

During a visit with his just arrived family in the Ritter’s Park Hotel Elvis met Margit Buergin, a 16 year old typist. Margit wanted to get a picture of Elvis with herself. Elvis obliged and started to date her.

Romances: Margit Buergin

Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley : Ritters Park Hotel, Bad Homburg, Germany : First weekend of October 1958.

Elvis Presley | Ritters Park Hotel, Bad Homburg, Germany | First …

Elvis Presley : Ritters Park Hotel, Bad Homburg, Germany : First weekend of October 1958.

October 5, 1959

The movie “Girls Town,” starring Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé and Ray Anthony, opened in U.S. theaters. The film is notable only because it featured Paul Anka (in his acting debut) and the Platters.

21 year old Paul Evans reaches the Billboard chart for the first time with a novelty song called “Seven Little Girls” (sittin’ in the back seat, kissin’ and huggin’ with Fred). Along with his own recording career, Evans wrote many hits for other artists, including Bobby Vinton’s “Roses Are Red” and The Kalin Twins “When”.

Military Service in Germany

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

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

October 5, 1960

Flaming Star 

October 5, 1961

October 5, 1962

The Beatles‘ first single, “Love Me Do”, backed with “P.S. I Love You”, is released in the UK. The record gets its first radio play the same evening on the EMI-owned Radio Luxembourg and will peak at #17 on the UK chart in December.

It Happened at the World’s Fair  

Romances: Ann-Margaret

October 5, 1963

October 5, 1964

October 5, 1965

Johnny Cash was arrested crossing the Mexican border into El Paso, Texas after customs officials found hundreds of pills in his guitar case. He would receive a suspended jail sentence and a $1,000 fine.

October 5, 1966

Having moved to and living in London, England, Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding played together for the first time – The Jimi Hendrix Experience were formed.

October 5, 1967

The Doors played the final night of a five night run at Steve Paul’s Scene in New York City.

The Association‘s “Never My Love” reached its peak position of number 2 on Billboard’s Hot 100. As of the end of 2001, The Recording Industry Association of America listed it as the second most played song in the 20th century with over 7 million radio plays. “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” by The Righteous Brothers was first with over 8 million. To see the rest of the list, see the page on Classic Rock’s Most Played Songs.

Before leaving to the Arizona location to shoot his new picture Stay Away Joe, Elvis went to Las Vegas for a few days.

October 5, 1968

The Elvis Presley single “Almost In Love” hit #95 in the U.S.

On December 1, 1970 the single “Almost in Love” / “A Little Less Conversation” was re-released as part of RCA Victor’s Gold Standard Series (together with 9 other Presley’s singles)

Chart (1968) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] Tip
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[5] 95
“A Little Less Conversation / Almost In Love”
Australia (retrospect Kent Music Report)[6] 64

October 5, 1969

Monty Python’s Flying Circus” started a four-season run on BBC-TV.

Elvis flew to Los Angeles, then continued on to Hawaii together with Priscilla, Vernon and Dee, the Espositos, the Gambills and the Schillings, in a trip largely paid by the International Hotel.

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

October 5, 1970

Led Zeppelin III was released in the UK on Atlantic records. The album peaked at No.1 on both the UK and US charts. It has now been certified 6 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 6 million copies.

October 5, 1971

October 5, 1972

October 5, 1973

Elton John released his seventh studio album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Under the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and Silent Movies, Talking Pictures, Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics to the album in two and a half weeks, with John composing most of the music in three days while staying at the Pink Flamingo Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road has now sold over 30 million copies worldwide and is his best-selling studio album.

October 5, 1974

The Beach Boys  went to #1 on the US album chart for the second time with “Endless Summer”. The LP, which contained altered versions of “Be True to Your School”, “Help Me Rhonda” and “Fun, Fun, Fun”, would spend 155 weeks on the Billboard Hot 200, selling over 3 million copies.

The Guess Who‘s “Clap For The Wolfman” peaks at #6 on Billboard’s Hot 100. The track featured the voice of legendary disc jockey, Wolfman Jack.

Olivia Newton-John had her first chart topping album with “If You Love Me, Let Me Know”, which contained her third US number one single, “I Honestly Love You”.

Departing his chartered plane at the Indianapolis airport on October 5, 1974

Elvis performed twice at the Expo Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana at 2.30 and 8.30 p.m.

Date: 05 Oct 1974
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Indianapolis, IN.
The Expo Center
Tickets: 14,000
Costume: Mad Tiger suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
It’s Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
If You Love Me
Hound Dog
[band introductions]
Guitar Solo ( featuring James Burton )
Drum Solo ( featuring Ronnie Tutt )
Bass Solo ( featuring Duke Bardwell )
Piano Solo ( featuring Glen D Hardin )

Lawdy Miss Clawdy
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Killing Me Softly [Voice]
Johnny B. Goode
Why Me Lord
Let Me Be There (reprise)
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Love Me Tender
Polk Salad Annie
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings:

October 5, 1974 (2:30 pm) Indianapolis, IN.

© Keith Alverson

Date: 05 Oct 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Indianapolis, IN.
The Expo Center, Conv.
Tickets: 14,000
Costume: Peacock suit
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me, Let Me Know
Fever
Big Boss Man
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
The Wonder Of You
Blue Suede Shoes
[band introductions]
Lawdy, Miss Clawdy
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don’t Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Why Me Lord?
That’s All Right
Blue Christmas
Let Me Be There
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Johnny Be Goode
Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recordings: 0

October 5, 1974 (8:30 pm) Indianapolis, IN.

Engagement – Tour Ref: On Tour number 14 – September 27th – October 9th 1974  
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Info October 5 1974 The Expo Center Indianapolis IN (2:30 pm) 14000 Mad Tiger Original belt White Suit Yes   Yes
Info October 5 1974 The Expo Center Indianapolis IN (8:30 pm) 14000 Peacock Original belt Black Suit Yes  

October 5, 1975

Stevie Wonder appeared at the Wonder Dream Concert in Kingston, Jamaica, a Jamaican Institute for the Blind benefit concert. Along with Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer, the three original Wailers, performing together for the last time.

October 5, 1976

Elvis flew to Los Angeles to stay with Linda Thompson at her new apartment. He picked up a new Ferrari that he had ordered in Hollywood.

He also met a private investigator, John O’Grady, who had been talking to Elvis about doing something to prevent the publishing of the bodyguard’s book. Elvis agreed with the approaching of O’Grady to Red West, Sonny West and Dave Hebler with a cash offer. This plan failed. O’Grady wanted to put up the pressure but Elvis refused.

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

A little more than a year after the death of drummer Keith Moon, The Who‘s “The Kids Are Alright” goes Platinum.

 

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1982

Twenty years after its first release, EMI Records re-issues The Beatles’ “Love Me Do” in the UK. It will rise to #4 by the end of the month.

1984 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1984

Queen played the first of nine concerts at the Sun City Super Bowl, Sun City, Republic of Bophuthatswana (integrated into South Africa’s North West Province in 1994). The 1984 ‘The Works’ tours saw the reintroduction of older material to Queen’s live set, including songs from the first three albums.

1991

Guns N’ Roses started a two week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Use Your Illusion II’.

1992

American singer Eddie Kendricks of The Temptations died aged 52 of lung cancer one year after having one lung removed. His was the lead voice on ‘The Way You Do The Things You Do’, ‘Get Ready’, and ‘Just My Imagination’. As a solo artist, Kendricks recorded several hits of his own during the 1970s, including the US No.1 single ‘Keep On Truckin’.

1993

The Beatles‘ “1962-1966” (The Red Album) and “1967-1970” (The Blue Album) are released on CD.

1999

Paul McCartney’s album “Run Devil Run” was released. The album is a collection of rock ‘n’ roll cover songs recorded by various artists including Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley.

Roger Daltrey announced that The Who were reforming, making their first performance in Las Vegas on Oct 29th. The show was also to be broadcast live on the Internet.

2000

2000, UK TV show Top Of The Pops issued a Top 40 chart based on singles that had spent the longest time on the UK chart. No.3 was ‘My Way’ by Frank Sinatra, No.2 ‘She Loves You’, The Beatles and No.1 ‘Relax’ by Frankie Goes To Hollywood’.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

2003

Beyonce started a nine week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Baby Boy.’ Outkast were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Speakerboxxx / The Love Below.’

2005

Michael Jackson filed a lawsuit against concert promoter Marcel Avram to prevent arbitration over a disputed concert contract from 1999.

2006

Jeffrey Borer, the man who admitted secretly videotaping Michael Jackson on a private jet, was sentenced to six months of home detention and fined $10,000. Borer, who was the owner of private jet firm XtraJet, had instructed an employee to buy and install two video recorders on the plane.

2007

The recording industry won a key fight against illegal music downloading when a federal jury found a Minnesota woman guilty of sharing copyrighted music online and levied $220,000 in damages against her. In the first such lawsuit to go to trial, the record companies accused the woman of downloading the songs without permission and offering them online through a Kazaa file-sharing account. The Recording Industry Association of America has filed over 26,000 similar lawsuits since 2003.

2009

Elvis Presley’s grandson, 17-year-old Benjamin Keough, was offered a $5 million contract by Universal Records to record up to five albums, according to Britain’s Daily Telegraph

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2010

The three surviving members of John Lennon’s first band The Quarrymen were booked to play a special charity concert for Amnesty International, just yards from the late Beatle’s former home at the Dakota Apartments in New York, to mark his 70th birthday.

2011

David Cassidy filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Sony, claiming he had not been paid royalties for sales of Partridge Family merchandise which bear his image, including lunchboxes, magazines and board games. Cassidy told CNN “It’s just a matter of being fair and doing the right thing. Just be fair, be real, be genuine, don’t be greedy.”

2018

Story image for elvis presley from Cashbox Magazine Canada

Lisa Marie and Elvis Presley – United in Love and Music

Cashbox Magazine CanadaRCA/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has released Elvis Presley – ‘Where No One Stands Alone, a new Elvis …
 

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 07, 2018 – Elvis FANtasy Festival – Events – Graceland

The asking price for the King of Rock’s beige-coloured 1972 Cadillac de Ville Estate – which is being auctioned in Salzburg on October 20 – is 100,000-200,000 euros (US$115,500-$230,500), Vienna’s Dorotheum auction house said.
 
 
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Daily Elvis: January 2

Give us this day, January 2, our daily Elvis

1926
The first issue of The Melody Maker magazine went on sale in the UK. Advertised as being for “all who are interested in the production of popular music,” the first issue featured dance band news, a story about ukuleles and how to read music by sight.

Tupelo, Mississippi

1935-1940

306 Old Satillo Road, Elvis’ birthplace, is now 306 Elvis Presley Drive.

January 2, 1938

Vernon in prison

1940-41

The Andrews Sisters recorded “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”

Reese Street, where the Presleys stayed with Vester and Clettes Presley and their daughter Patsy,

1942
Kelly Street, a rented, small apartment.

January 2, 1945
Berry Street – “Doll” Smith lived here with the Presleys and then Minnie Mae Presley moved in.

1946
Commerce Street, a rental
510 1/2 Maple Street, South Tupelo -the Presleys lived with Glady’s cousin Frank Richards and his wife, Leona.

Mulbery Alley
1010 North Green Street, in the Shakerag section of Tupelo.

Memphis, Tennessee

Sept. 12, 1948-Sept. 20, 1949

572 Poplar Avenue

Sept 2o 1949 to January 7, 1950
185 Winchester Street, a two- bedroom apartment (number 328)

January 7, 1950 to April 1953
398 Cypress Street

September 21, 1953 to March 19, 1954

Elvis worked at Precision Tool company, operating a drill press for $1.55 a hour.

 

The Sun Records Rockabilly Era

 

January 2, 1954

Eddie Calvert started a nine-week run at No.1 on the UK singles with ‘Oh, Mein Papa.’ This was the first No.1 to be recorded at Abbey Road studios in London and stayed at the top of the charts for 9 weeks.

The Presleys lived at 2414 Lamar Avenue, rented end of 1954 to mid-1955

January 2, 1955

Johnny Ace, who died December 24, 1954 in a “be careful/it’s not loaded” “Russian Roulette”  incident was buried at the Clayton Temple AME Church in Memphis. More than 5,000 mourners attended, including pallbearers Little Junior Parker, Wille Mae Thornton, Roscoe Gordon, and B.B. King. Ace was formerly in King’s band before joining the Beale Streeters.

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

The RCA Victor Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis and Red West returned to Memphis to began a 5 day tour with Johnny Cash and others.
Elvis performed at the High School, Charleston, Mississippi, where he was billed as “The King of Western Bop.”
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The Presleys lived at  Audobon Drive May 11 1956 to March 1957.
January 2, 1957
Harry Belafonte’s version of the traditional Jamaican Folk song “Banana Boat” (Day-O) enters the Hot 100 where it will peak at #5 next March.
Jackie Wilson recorded his last sides with Billy Ward and his Dominoes (including “To Each His Own”) for Decca before embarking on his tremendous solo career.
 The Presleys lived at Graceland
Elvis got a letter from the Colonel, who lectured him about the responsibilities of being a star. Elvis had complained about requests for local appearances and wanted his manager to deal with that.

The Military Service Disruption

January 2, 1959

Military Service in Germany

October 1958 to February 2, 1959: Hotel Grunwald in Bad Nauheim, Germany

Elvis called George Klein in Memphis. He made regular calls to friends at home, especially Anita Wood.

January 2, 1960

Military Service in Germany

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

Elvis requested leave to go to Paris.

This is the leave of absence request that allowed Elvis to spend two weeks in France in January of 1960. Elvis took a few friends with him to France to study under the famous martial arts instructor Tetsuji Murakami, a Master of the Japanese Shotokan technique. Elvis and his friends also caught a performance by the American Gospel group, the Golden Gate Quartet.

Elvis Presley : Leave of absence request : January 2, 1960

The Hollywood Decade/The Elvis Establishment

Elvis flew back to Los Angeles with Sonny West, Charlie Hodge, Alan Fortas, and Gene Smith for Wild in the Country to resume production.
January 2, 1962
After refusing to sign an oath that says they have never been members of the Communist party, the American Folk group, The Weavers are removed from the line-up of NBC-TV’s Jack Parr Show.

January 2, 1963

Priscilla Visit

January 2, 1964
January 2, 1965
Elvis Presley went to No.1 on the US album chart with the soundtrack from ‘Roustabout,’ Presley’s eighth No.1.
It was his last LP released in both stereo and mono; with the mono version being rarer. It was certified Gold on May 20, 1988 by the Recording Industry Association of America. 
The album would be Presley’s final soundtrack to reach number one and his next number one album would be 1973’s Aloha From Hawaii: Via Satellite.
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 Elvis Presley’s soundtrack “Roustabout” was knocked out of first place the next week by the Beatles’ “Beatles ’65.”

January 2, 1966
This was the date of Elvis’ new agreement with the Colonel, which for the first time explicitly recognized that they were engaged in what amounted to a partnership or joint venture.
January 2, 1968
Newark, NJ, police confiscated a shipment of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s album “Two Virgins” owing to the album featuring a nude cover.
Elvis Gold Records volume 4 was released: a compilation of hit singles released between 1961 and 1967, peaking at number 33 on the Billboard 200. It was certified Gold on March 27, 1992 by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Elvis’ Gold Records Vol 4.jpg
January 2, 1969
In London, The Beatles gathered at Twickenham Studios to begin rehearsals for their new project, conceived by Paul McCartney and tentatively titled “Get Back.” The resulting film and album were released as “Let It Be” after the band broke up, and the Beatles went on to record one more studio album, “Abbey Road.”

The Vegas Artist in Residence and Tour Decade

January 2, 1970
January 2, 1971
George Harrison became the first solo Beatle to have a #1 album in the US when “All Things Must Pass” went to the top of the Billboard chart for a seven week stay. It was eventually certified 6x Platinum by the RIAA and was ranked #437 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
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RCA released “Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)”  it reached number 12 on the Billboard 200. It peaked at number six in the United Kingdom, selling over one million copies worldwide. It was certified Gold on December 1, 1977 by the Recording Industry Association of America.
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Elvis generally worked song by song and this was the only attempt at a cohesive album and the song snippets used as a bridge between tracks turned it into a concept album. This cover was more than the usual Elvis face shot of the 50s and 60s or the Jumpsuit Shots of the other 1970s albums, and is the only by Elvis statement cover: his iconic childhood picture, Americana Roots.
 January 2, 1973
January 2, 1974
US country singer, actor and radio presenter Tex Ritter died of a heart attack when he was trying to bail a member of his band from a jail in Nashville. His song ‘High Noon’ won an Oscar for Best Song in 1952.
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RCA did a series of “Legendary Performer” for most of their label artists getting 1 LP of rare material not deemed suitable for release at the time of recording. Ultimately, four volumes of Presley’s outtakes and live recordings, along with interviews were released over the next decade in the RCA A Legendary Performer series, the only artist besides Glenn Miller to have multiple volumes issued in that series.
There was also an LP sized book of newspaper clippings and studio paperwork.
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 It was certified Gold on January 8, 1975 and Platinum and 2x Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA. The album opens with his first recording from 1954, “That’s All Right“, the song that started his recording career at Sun Records.
January 2, 1975
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Owen ruled in New York, that John Lennon and his lawyers will have access to Department of Immigration files pertaining to his deportation case.
January 2, 1976
January 2, 1977

The Wake and Aftermath

1979

The trial of ex-Sex Pistol, Sid Vicious for the October 1978 murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, opened in New York City. Vicious died of a heroin overdose before the trial was complete.

1980

US singer Larry Williams was found dead from a gunshot wound to his head in his Los Angeles, California home aged 45. Williams had the 1957 US No.5 & UK No. 21 single ‘Short Fat Fannie.’ Also known for ‘Bony Moronie’ and ‘Dizzy Miss Lizzy.’ The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Dr. Feelgood, Flying Burrito Brothers, Johnny Winter, Little Richard, The Who, Ritchie Valens and Bill Haley & His Comets all covered his songs

1982 Elvis Presley Enterprises/Graceland Tourism

1983 Actor ExWife: Priscilla Presley

1989
Tom Jones made a guest appearance on Late Night With David Letterman, performing his comeback tune, “Kiss”, a song he recorded with The Art of Noise. It was his first US hit in almost a dozen years.
Record Mirror published a chart of last years Top UK singles artists. No.1 was Kylie Minogue, No.2, Bros, No.3, Yazz, No.4 Tiffany, No.5, Phil Collins, No.6, Cliff Richard, No.7, Erasure, No.8, Pet Shop Boys, No.9, Belinda Carlisle, and No.10, Wet Wet Wet.
1990
Actor Alan Hale, Jr. died of thyroid cancer at the age of 71. (Gilligan’s Island, Biff Baker U.S.A., Casey Jones, Hang ‘Em High, Young At Heart, Johnny Dangerously, The North Avenue Irregulars, There Was a Crooked Man, Tiger By the Tail, Bullet for a Badman, Advance to the Rear, The Lady Takes a Flyer)
Robert Wagner and Alan Hale Jr with Elvis on October 5, 1956:

1994
Meat Loaf started a three week run at the top of the UK album chart with “Bat Out Of Hell II – Back Into Hell”. The LP, which featured the single “I’d Do Anything for Love”, also topped the charts in the US and Australia and has sold more than 14 million copies world-wide.
1999
Soul singer Isaac Hayes topped the UK chart with a tune called “Chocolate Salty Balls”, using the exaggerated deep voice of Chef, his character in the animated TV series South Park.

2003 Recording Artist: Daughter Lisa Marie Presley

 2007

The Essential Elvis Presley is a greatest hits collection by American rock and roll icon Elvis Presley. The album was released as a two-disc set on January 2, 2007 by RCA Records as a part of Sony BMG‘s The Essential series and was later released by RCA and Legacy Recordings as a Limited Edition 3.0 three-disc set.

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In the Netherlands the album was released as The Dutch Collection, which topped the albums chart in that country, while The Essential Elvis Presley topped the albums chart in Sweden. Although not as successful as other releases in The Essential series, the album was certified gold in three countries. In the U.S. it was certified Gold on 8/4/2010 and Platinum on 3/3/2016 by the RIAA.

2010 Actor: Granddaughter Riley Keough

2015

Elvis Presley’s private planes to be auctioned off – Jan. 2, 2015

2016

Dear Stanley Brothers: if you had been doing your jobs, he might not have died that night

seriously, this is not a topic you want attention on eh?

Adele was at No.1 on the US album chart with her third studio album 25. The album was a massive commercial success, debuting at No.1 in more than 25 markets and broke first-week sales records in multiple countries, including the United Kingdom and United States; in the US, the album sold 3.38 million copies in its first week of release, marking the largest single-week sales for an album since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking point-of-sale music purchases in 1991.

 

2018

Restaurant news: Chuy’s schedules annual Elvis Birthday Bash

For years, Austin-born Tex-Mex chain Chuy’s has celebrated the birthday of ElvisPresley with music, food, and fun. On Monday, Jan. 8 the chain will once again be throwing its annual Elvis Birthday Bash at all nine of the chain’s Houston locations.

Legends in Concert presents ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO ELVIS …

Elvis Presley performed twice in SD the year of his death

 

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