August 08, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY
August 08, 1955
Elvis performed at the Mayfair Building, Tyler, Texas, which was the beginning of a weeklong tour with Jim Ed and Maxine Brown.
August 08, 1956
Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, Orlando Florida at 8.00 and 10.15 p.m.
August 08, 1957
Elvis took Venetia Stevenson, an actress, Lamar Fike, George Klein, and some others to the Memphis Fairgrounds and then to a private midnight showing of Loving You at the Strand.
August 08, 1958
All through the summer Gladys had been feeling ill and Elvis finally insisted the she would do something about it. He put his parents on a train to Memphis so that his mother could see her personal physician.
August 08, 1960
Elvis recorded four songs at Radio Recorders for Flaming Star between 8.00 p.m. and 4.00 a.m. Elvis was embarrassed by the material.
August 08, 1977
Elvis rented Libertyland in the early morning hours as a special treat for Lisa Marie and a host of friends.