On This Day In Elvis History


Sun. 6/25 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 25, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. June 25, 1956 Elvis performed at the Sports Arena, Savannah, Georgia at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m. Elvis told local reporters: "I can't believe that music could cau... more
Mon. 6/26 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 26, 1954 Elvis had not given up the hope of recording for Sun Records and this day his prayers were answered. He got a phone call from Marion Keisker to try out the song Without You, but he failed to come up with a successful version of the s... more
Tue. 6/27 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 27, 1955 Elvis performed at the Airman's Club, Keesler Air Force Base, outside Biloxi. A local girl, June Juanico attended the show. Elvis picked June out of the crowd and spent the rest of the evening with her. June 27, 1956 Elvis performed... more
Wed. 6/28 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 28, 1955 Elvis performed at the Airman's Club, Keesler Air Force Base. June 28, 1956 Elvis performed at the College Park, Charleston, South Carolina. June 28, 1957 Elvis appeared briefly on stage with Danny Thomas at Thomas' Shower of Stars... more
Thu. 6/29 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 29, 1955 Elvis performed at Curtis Gordon's Radio Ranch, Mobile, Alabama. June 29, 1956 Elvis and his party took a chartered plane to Charlotte, North Carolina, where they caught a Delta flight to New York City, where Elvis was fitted for a ... more
Fri. 6/30 All day On This Day In Elvis History June 30, 1955 Elvis performed at the Curtis Gordon's Radio Ranch, Mobile, Alabama. June 30, 1956 Elvis performed at the Mosque Theater, Richmond, Virginia at 5:00 and 8:00 p.m. Immediately after this show Elvis aboard the Railroad train again and... more
Sat. 7/1 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 01, 1953 Elvis went to the Tennessee Employment Security office once again, trying to get himself a job. July 01, 1955 Elvis performed at the Plaquemine Casino Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. July 01, 1956 Elvis performed at the Steve Allen S... more
Sun. 7/2 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 02, 1954 The funeral for the two Blackwood Brothers was held at Ellis Auditorium, and Elvis, Dixie and his parents were in the crowd. July 02, 1955 Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. July 02, 1956 El... more
Mon. 7/3 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 03, 1954 Dixie left for a vacation in Florida with her family. Later that day after supper, Scotty Moore tried to reach Elvis by phone. Although Elvis was at the movies, his mother fetched him and when Elvis called back, Scotty explained that... more
Tue. 7/4 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 04, 1954 Elvis went to Scotty's house and run through nearly every song he knew. Bill Black showed up too, but neither of them were impressed by Elvis. However, Scotty agreed to Sam Philips that it would be worth another try in the studio wit... more
Wed. 7/5 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 05, 1954 Elvis, Scotty and Bill reported to Sun after work. They tried to get something right, but Sam was not impressed. During a break Elvis burst out in "That's All Right" and Sam became really excited. On this day in 1954, Elvis Presley r... more
Thu. 7/6 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 06, 1954 Elvis Scotty and Bill were back in the studio trying to cut a second song for the single. July 06, 1955 The single "Baby, Let's Play House" became Elvis Presley's first national chart single, reaching # 10 on Billboard's Country cha... more
Fri. 7/7 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 07, 1954 After a third but unsuccessful session Sam played an acetate of "That's All Right" for Dewey Philips, who promised to play the song on his show the next evening. July 07, 1955 Elvis bought a pink 1955 Cadillac with a black top to r... more
Sat. 7/8 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 08, 1954 Dewey Philips played the acetate which Sam brought him earlier and he got lots of requests to play the song over and over again. However, Elvis didn't hear that, because he was at the movies, too nervous to stay in the house. When hi... more
Sun. 7/9 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 09, 1954 Due to the success of "That's All Right" on the radio, Elvis, Scotty and Bill tried to make a B side for the single. Probably this was the day they cut "Blue Moon Of Kentucky". July 09, 1956 Unexpectedly Elvis, Red West, Gene and Ju... more
Mon. 7/10 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 10, 1956 Elvis and June drove to New Orleans with the rest of the gang to spend the day. July 10, 1957 Elvis took his parents and Anita Wood to a private midnight screening of Loving You. July 10, 1960 Elvis went water-skiing at McKellar La... more
Tue. 7/11 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 11, 1955 Elvis recorded three songs at Sun: I Forgot To Remember To Forget, Mystery Train and Trying To Get To You. July 11, 1956 Elvis remained in Biloxi for most of the next three weeks. July 11, 1960 Elvis rented the Fairgrounds amusemen... more
Wed. 7/12 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 12, 1954 Elvis and Scotty agreed that Scotty would be Elvis' manager and booking agent and all earnings would be split up in three: 50 percent to Elvis, 25 percent each to Scotty and Bill. The document was signed by Elvis and his parents. Ju... more
Thu. 7/13 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 13, 1956 Vernon and Gladys arrived in Biloxi too to visit their son. July 13, 1957 Anita Wood had dinner at Graceland with Elvis and his parents. July 13, 1970 Elvis returned to Los Angeles. July 13, 1975 Elvis performed at the Internation... more
Fri. 7/14 All day On This Day In Elvis History July 14, 1963 The film's cast and crew of Viva Las Vegas traveled to Las Vegas where they stayed at the Sahara Hotel. July 14, 1969 During this period Elvis spoke with almost every musician he knew about accompanying him to Las Vegas. July 14, 1... more
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