On This Day In Elvis History


Sun. 12/17 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 17, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. The crowd didn't want him to leave the stage. Elvis "did" 6 songs including Sixteen Tons, Only You and Tutti Frutti. December 17, 1958 Elvis was told by... more
Mon. 12/18 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 18, 1954 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. Elvis added 2 more songs to his act: Hearts Of Stone and Shake, Rattle And Roll. December 18, 1968 The Trouble With Girls was completed and finally Elvi... more
Tue. 12/19 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 19, 1955 Elvis went shopping in Memphis. He visited the jewelry store in the Peabody and the Lansky Brothers. In the evening Elvis attended a charity show in Memphis featuring an all-star wrestling program. December 19, 1957 Elvis receiv... more
Wed. 12/20 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 20, 1957 Elvis picked up his draft notice and went to Sun Records. In the evening Elvis left for Nashville to deliver the Colonel's Christmas present in person: a red Isetta sports car. December 20, 1958 Elvis returned to Bad Nauheim at ... more
Thu. 12/21 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 21, 1957 After visiting and conferring with the Colonel, Elvis attended the Grand Ole Opry, accompanied by Gordon Stoker, who took him to a clothing store where he purchased a tuxedo for the evening. Elvis spent the evening chatting with ... more
Fri. 12/22 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 22, 1961 Elvis traveled to Las Vegas. He stayed at the Sahara through the holidays, probably because his father was still residing there with his new wife and her three sons. Vernon had just bought a new house on Hermitage, around the cor... more
Sat. 12/23 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 23, 1954 Elvis, Scotty and Bill were stopped for speeding on their way home from Shreveport. Elvis recalled in a interview: " I thought: Here goes my Christmas money for a traffic ticket.. But the officer let us go with a warning. After t... more
Sun. 12/24 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 24, 1955 Elvis stayed at home over Christmas and did not appear on the Louisiana Hayride this week. December 24, 1956 Accompanied by Dottie Harmony, a showgirl Elvis dated in Las Vegas, he went Christmas shopping at Lamar Airways Center.... more
Mon. 12/25 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 25, 1956 Elvis celebrated Christmas in the Audubon Drive House. December 25, 1957 Elvis spent Christmas at Graceland with his parents. December 25, 1958 The whole family celebrated Christmas at the Hotel Grunewald with a very special m... more
Tue. 12/26 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 26, 1957 Elvis received a deferment from the Draft Board until March 20, 1958. December 26, 1965 Elvis had a small party at Graceland with food provided by Monty's Catering. Sometime over this period of Christmas time Elvis tried LSD. He... more
Wed. 12/27 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 27, 1956 Elvis played touch football at the Dave Wells Community Center in Memphis with some friends. December 27, 1958 Elvis attended the Holiday On Ice Show in Frankfurt. December 27, 1976 Elvis performed at the Wichita State Universi... more
Thu. 12/28 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 28, 1954 Elvis performed at the Cook's Hoedown Club, Houston. Most likely Elvis appeared on other dates in Texas or Arkansas the next 3 days, including the Red River Arsenal near Texarkana. December 28, 1957 Elvis rented the Rainbow Roll... more
Fri. 12/29 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 29, 1966 Again Elvis bought a horse this day. This time it was a chestnut sorrel horse named Whirlaway. December 29, 1970 Elvis drove to Tupelo to collect another badge. This one from sheriff Bill Mitchell, whom Elvis knew since he was ... more
Sat. 12/30 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 30, 1958 Elvis received a letter from the Colonel that there were rumors in the press about parties at the hotel. So the Colonel cautioned Elvis to maintain a low profile. December 30, 1966 Again the purchase of the day was a horse, alon... more
Sun. 12/31 All day On This Day In Elvis History December 31, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. December 31, 1956 Elvis appeared on Dewey Phillips TV show, Phillips' Pop Shop, between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. December 31, 1958 Elvis received an other C... more
Mon. 1/1 All day On This Day In Elvis History January 01, 1955 Elvis performed at the Grand Prize Saturday night Jamboree, Eagles Hall, Houston, Texas. January 01, 1956 Elvis performed at the Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri, at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. Elvis flew from Shreveport with Red West... more
Tue. 1/2 All day On This Day In Elvis History January 02, 1956 Elvis and Red 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." January 02, 1958 Elvis got a lett... more
Wed. 1/3 All day On This Day In Elvis History January 03, 1956 Elvis performed at the Von Theater, Booneville, Mississippi at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Elvis was advertised as "The Folk Music Fireball." January 03, 1964 Elvis went shopping for clothes at Lansky's. January 03, 1967 For a little whi... more
Thu. 1/4 All day On This Day In Elvis History January 04, 1956 Elvis performed at the Community Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas. January 04, 1957 Elvis drove with his Cadillac Eldorado to the Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis for a pre-induction physical for his draft status. He was accompani... more
Fri. 1/5 All day On This Day In Elvis History January 05, 1955 Elvis performed at the City Auditorium, San Angelo, Texas. January 05, 1960 Elvis was granted leave from January 5, through January 17. He also got permission to travel to Paris. January 05, 1971 Elvis returned from Dallas to Me... more
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