Category Archives: Elvis History

August 16, 1977

The Death Of Elvis Presley – August 16, 1977 Long before I was born but still a very sad day.

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This Day in Elvis History

1957 – The Elvis Presley single “Jailhouse Rock” was shipped. 1977 – The first Elvis Presley convention took place in Memphis, TN. 1998 – Elvis Presley was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. 2002 – The tribute album … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1956 – Elvis Presley’s single “Don’t Be Cruel” hit #1 in the U.S.

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Elvis’s last number one hit

Here is an interesting article about Elvis’s last number one hit. Check out this Wall Street article here. Suspicious Minds – November 1, 1969 “Suspicious Minds,” by Elvis Presley, hits No. 1 on the Billboard charts. The song was Presley’s … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1958 – Gladys died in the hospital and Elvis and his father were inconsolable. 1961 – Filming on Follow That Dream resumed in Hollywood.

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This Day in Elvis History

1960 – Elvis Presley was named Public Enemy #1 by the East German newspaper, “Young World.” 1972 – Elvis Presley’s single “Burning Love” was released. 1977 – The book “Elvis – What Happened?” went on sale. The book was written … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1955 – Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. 1956 – Elvis Presley showed his parents New Orleans, Louisianna.

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This Day in Elvis History

1909 – Colonel Tom Parker was born. 1957 – Elvis Presley spent his first night at Graceland. 1968 – A birthday party was thrown for Col. Tom Parker on the set of the 1968 TV Special “Elvis.” 1977 – Elvis … Continue reading

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This Day in Elvis History

1975 – Elvis Presley underwent a face-lift at Mid-South Hospital in Memphis. 1977 – Elvis performed at the Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri. He seemed tired but announced to the crowd: ” In spite of what you may hear or … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Caden

This Day in 2002, Caden Cockrell (Little Elvis) was born!! And, Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport on this day in 1955.

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