On This Day In Elvis History


Sat. 8/19 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 19, 1954 Elvis recorded several takes of Blue Moon at the Sun studio, which would remain unreleased. August 19, 1973 During a demonstration of karate in his suite after the show, Elvis accidentally broke the ankle of on of his guests, Beve... more
Sun. 8/20 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 20, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. August 20, 1956 Elvis reported to Fox for preproduction. August 20, 1974 Despite the ovations on opening night, despite the reviews, all the new material... more
Mon. 8/21 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 21, 1957 Elvis bought tow stone lions and had them installed on either side of the steps leading up to Graceland. August 21, 1967 In the morning Elvis completed looping on Speedway and after lunch he had makeup tests for his next picture, ... more
Tue. 8/22 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 22, 1955 Elvis performed at Sputter Park, Wichita Falls, Texas, which was the beginning of a weeklong tour with some Hayride artists. August 22, 1956 Principal photography for The Reno Brothers began. August 22, 1967 Elvis was released fr... more
Wed. 8/23 All day On This Day In Elvis History


August 23, 1955 Elvis performed at the Bryan, Texas.

Thu. 8/24 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 24, 1955 Elvis performed at the Davy Crocket High School Football Stadium, Conroe, Texas. August 24, 1956 Soundtrack recording began on the Fox soundstage and run from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Elvis had to work with studio musicians instead o... more
Fri. 8/25 All day On This Day In Elvis History


August 25, 1955 Elvis performed at the Sportcenter, Austin, Texas.

August 25, 1960 Elvis was photographed by Don Cravens at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel for Life magazine.

Sat. 8/26 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 26, 1955 Elvis performed at the Baseball Park, Gonzales, Texas. August 26, 1967 Elvis and Priscilla arrived home in Memphis at 8:20 a.m. August 26, 1969 While the show was still being taped by RCA, Elvis couldn't stop laughing during Are ... more
Sun. 8/27 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 27, 1954 Elvis performed at the Eagle's Nest, Memphis, where at this point, Elvis, Scotty and Bill became a regular attraction with solid weekend bookings for the next three months. August 27, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride,... more
Mon. 8/28 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 28, 1961 Principal photography for Follow That Dream was completed. August 28, 1962 Elvis returned to Hollywood, for preproduction on It Happened At The World's Fair. August 28, 1968 Elvis completed looping and was released from Charro. ... more
Tue. 8/29 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 29, 1957 Elvis arrived in Spokane, Washington at 11:20 p.m. for the beginning of a tour, managed by Al Dvorin. August 29, 1969 With the Colonel, the whole staff and gang and wives, Elvis and Priscilla attended Nancy Sinatra's opening night... more
Wed. 8/30 All day On This Day In Elvis History August 30, 1957 Elvis performed at the Memorial Stadium, Spokane, Washington. Elvis entered the stadium in a Cadillac through lines of police guards. He performed 18 songs. August 30, 1962 Soundtrack recording began at 7:00 p.m. at Radio Recorder... more
Thu. 8/31 All day On This Day In Elvis History


August 31, 1957 Elvis performed at the Empire Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia.

August 31, 1962 Elvis reported to wardrobe fitting at MGM.

August 31, 1976 Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Macon, Georgia.

Fri. 9/1 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 01, 1955 Elvis performed at the Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park, New Orleans. September 01, 1956 Elvis went to Radio Recorders. This was a studio on Santa Monica Boulevard. Elvis felt comfortable right from the start and with the eng... more
Sat. 9/2 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 02, 1955 Due to a car accident Elvis was late for his performance at Arkansas Municipal Auditorium, Texarkana, Arkansas. It was Scotty Moore who drove the Cadillac Fleetwood into an oncoming vehicle, while he was passing a truck. The cos... more
Sun. 9/3 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 03, 1955 Elvis performed twice that day. First at the Big "D" Jamboree, Sportatorium, Dallas and later that night at the Round-Up Club, Dallas. September 03, 1956 For the 3rd day Elvis went to the Radio Recorders studio on Santa Monica ... more
Mon. 9/4 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 04, 1948 Elvis filled in the blank lines of his parent's marriage certificate with his own name and that of "Magdline" Morgan, a girl he knew from church. He wrote in September 11th as the date of their marriage. This all was a big surp... more
Tue. 9/5 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 05, 1955 Elvis performed at the St. Francis County Fair and Livestock Show Jamboree, Smith Stadium, Forrest City, Arkansas. Elvis was the main act on a 5-day tour with Johnny Cash, Bud Deckelman, Floyd Cramer and Eddie Bond. Back in 1954... more
Wed. 9/6 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 06, 1955 The band, just got back to Memphis, travelled 80 miles to Bono to perform at the High School Gym, Bono, Arkansas. The attendance was so great that the floor gave away in the middle of the show. Luckily there were no injury's. El... more
Thu. 9/7 All day On This Day In Elvis History September 07, 1955 Elvis performed at the National Guard Armory, Sikeston, Missouri. September 07, 1957 There was another session at the Radio Recorders from noon till 8:00 p.m. However there was still one song for the new Christmas album missing... more
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