On This Day In Elvis History

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Friday April 21, 2017 All Day
Annually on April 21


April 21, 1956 Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Houston, Texas at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

April 21, 1957 On Easter Sunday Elvis and Yvonne Lime went to church for the first time in a long time. After the service Elvis told the Reverend: "I am the most miserable young man you have ever seen. I have got more money than I can ever spend. I have thousands of fans out there, and I have a lot of people who call themselves my friends, but I am miserable".

April 21, 1960 Elvis began preproduction on G.I. Blues.

April 21, 1973 Elvis flew to Phoenix to begin with his new tour. Except for Jerry Scheff, who was replaced by Emory Gordy, all musicians were the same.

April 21, 1975 Elvis returned to Memphis where he bought a house for Linda Thompson at 1254 Old Hickory, near Graceland.

April 21, 1976 Elvis performed at the Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri. This was a hastily scheduled 6 day tour. Ronnie Tutt had returned to the band.

April 21, 1977 Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Greensboro, north Carolina. This was the start of Elvis' third tour of 1977 and he was accompanied by Ginger.