On This Day In Elvis History


Sun. 10/22 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 22, 1956 During the evening Elvis rehearsed at home with the band and the Jordanaires for his second performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. October 22, 1965 Elvis liked to watch flims at the Memphian. This night he watched Dr. Strangelove a... more
Mon. 10/23 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 23, 1954 The Billboard announced that Elvis Presley, together with Scotty and Bill made an appearance at the Texas Bill Strength's Nitery in Atlanta. However, no proof of this has been found, so maybe it all took place in Memphis. Strengt... more
Tue. 10/24 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 24, 1955 Together with local rockabilly Sonny Burgess, who would start for Sun the next year, Elvis performed at the Silver Moon Club, Newport, Arkansas. At the same time Colonel Parker had sent a telegram to Sam Philips to tell him he's g... more
Wed. 10/25 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 25, 1955 Elvis performed at the Armory, Houston, Mississippi. October 25, 1956 While the band travelled north in Gladys' Cadillac and lost a wheel bearing in Pennsylvania, Elvis flew back to New York City with Gene Smith, Nick Adams and s... more
Thu. 10/26 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 26, 1955 Two shows that day. First Elvis appeared at the Vigor High School, Mobile, Alabama, at 10:00 a.m. where the show was ended after half an hour because Elvis told an off-color joke, which the principal of the school didn't appreciat... more
Fri. 10/27 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 27, 1955 Elvis performed at the National Guard Armory, Jackson, Alabama while Bob Neal learned for the first time that Colonel Parker was in the middle of selling Elvis' contract. Neal demanded a meeting between himself and the Colonel to ... more
Sat. 10/28 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 28, 1955 Elvis performed at the Curtis Gordon's Ranch Club, Mobile, Alabama while Bill Bullock of RCA wires the Colonel that $ 25,000 is as high as RCA can go for Elvis' contract. October 28, 1956 Elvis attended a rehearsal for the show t... more
Sun. 10/29 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 29, 1954 Elvis, Scotty and Bill played The Eagle's Nest in Memphis, a nightclub over the changing room at the Clearpool complex. Oscar Davis, who was working at that time as the advance man for Colonel Parker, was attending the show. Octo... more
Mon. 10/30 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 30, 1954 Elvis, Scotty and Bill played The Eagle's Nest in Memphis, a nightclub over the changing room at the Clearpool complex. October 30, 1955 Elvis returned to his new home on Getwell, because he had to go to the Sun Studio the coming... more
Tue. 10/31 All day On This Day In Elvis History October 31, 1940 Vernon Presley had to pay the tax of $11 for the Mississippi Road and Bridge Privilege. The car, a ten year old Chevrolet, with a six-horsepower engine had a market value of $50. The license plate was 49129. October 31, 1954 Back... more
Wed. 11/1 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 01, 1956 Elvis bought a new Harley Davidson. Accompanied by Nick Adams on the old motorcycle, Elvis took Natalie Wood for a ride. November 01, 1960 Fred Woodward, a local police inspector and personal friend of Elvis had a fatal heart a... more
Thu. 11/2 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 02, 1958 Elvis gave a party at his hotel before going out on maneuvers. He sang and played guitar for Margit Buergin and other friends while a crowd collected in the street below. Around this time he received a call from Dee Stanley, the ... more
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November 03, 1958 Elvis and his Company C arrived in Grafenwohr, Bavaria, on the Czech border. Elvis had to endure the same field conditions like everybody else.

Sat. 11/4 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 04, 1961 The photography for Kid Galahad began. November 04, 1970 Elvis ordered some gold handles for his new Colt and Berretta pistols at Schwartz and Ableser jewelers. November 04, 1974 Jerry was now installed as executive producer of... more
Sun. 11/5 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 05, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. November 05, 1956 Without notice Elvis made an appearance a "Beginner Driving Range". November 05, 1957 Elvis sailed for Honolulu on the USS Matsonia. ... more
Mon. 11/6 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 06, 1948 The Presleys moved to Memphis. November 06, 1954 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. Scotty, Bill and Elvis are forced to cover other artists, since they only had 2 singles out of their ow... more
Tue. 11/7 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 07, 1955 Elvis performed at the Keesler Air Force Base, outside Biloxi, Mississippi. November 07, 1960 Elvis arrived at Radio Recorders at 8:00 p.m. to record the soundtrack for Wild In The Country. He worked until 2:30 a.m. November 0... more
Wed. 11/8 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 08, 1948 Just moved to Memphis, Elvis was walked to school by Vernon. But not long afterwards Elvis turned up back home, very nervous. November 08, 1954 Elvis performed at the Memphis State University, Memphis. This time without Scotty a... more
Thu. 11/9 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 09, 1956 Elvis was staying at the New Frontier in Las Vegas. The following days were filled with the attendances of almost every show in town and dating a dancer named Dottie Harmony. Elvis also went 4 times to Billy Ward and His Dominoes... more
Fri. 11/10 All day On This Day In Elvis History November 10, 1955 Although the deal to switch from Sun to RCA was not final yet , Elvis told it to everyone he met on the 4th annual Country Music Disc Jockey Convention In Nashville. In his hotel room he listened to a demo of Heartbreak Hotel. N... more
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