Monthly Archives: August 2011

Karate Caden

What the heck, Elvis did it!

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This Day in Elvis History

1962 – The Elvis Presley film “Kid Galahad” opened in the U.S. 1977 – 3 people were arrested in Memphis after trying to steal Elvis’ body. As a result his body was moved to Graceland.

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This Day in Elvis History

1965 – The Beatles spent the evening with Elvis Presley at his home in Bel-Air, CA.

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Songwriter Jerry Leiber Dies at 78

Jerry Leiber, one of the most important songwriters in the history of rock & roll – whose 60-year partnership with Mike Stoller produced “Stand By Me,” “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Young Blood,” “On Broadway,” “Yakety-Yak” and countless other classics – … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1956 – Elvis began work on his first movie, “Love Me Tender.” The film was originally entitled “The Reno Brothers.” 1959 – The Elvis Presley song “My Wish Came True” hit #12 in the U.S. 1964 – Elvis Presley’s single … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1954 – In Gladewater, TX, Elvis Presley performed his first show outside Tennessee.

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Memphis in the Bible

Did you know Memphis is mentioned in the Bible?! Check out: Jeremiah 2:16 Also the men of Memphis and Tahpanhes Have shaved the crown of your head.

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This Day in Elvis History

1958 – Gladys Presley’s funeral was held in Memphis. 500 policemen were used to keep the giant crowd at bay. 1977 – At Graceland, Elvis was discovered dead by his girlfriend Ginger Alden. His death was contributed to congestive heart … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1956 – A Washington, DC, DJ, Bob Rickman, created the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Elvis Presley. 1958 – Gladys Presley, Elvis Presley’s mother, died. 1970 – Elvis Presley’s single “The Wonder Of You” was certified gold by … Continue reading

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Trip to the Clinton Library

Check out a few pictures of our trip to the Clinton Presidential Library. They have an Elvis exhibit up there through September. Pa, Daddy, and I finally picked a weekend to go check it out. It was like a mini … Continue reading

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