jueves, 18 de agosto de 2011

August 17, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY‏


 

August 17, 1959
Although filming started for location shots for G.I. Blues, Elvis didn't take part in the shooting. Elvis was visited in Bad Neuheim by Hal Wallis.

August 17, 1964
Elvis had a private meeting with the Colonel about Larry Geller. 

August 17, 1969
 Elvis Presley's TV special was re-broadcasted on NBC-TV. The song "Blue Christmas" was edited out and replaced with "Tiger Man." 

August 17, 
1977 
Elvis was scheduled to perform a concert, however, he had died the day before.

August 17, 1977 
U.S. President Carter issued the statement, "Elvis Presley's death deprives our country of a part of itself. He was unique and irreplaceable."

August 17, 1991
The Elvis Presley single "Are You Lonesome Tonight (Live)" hit #68 in the U.K. 

August 17, 2006 
The Jerry Schilling book "Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley" was released.