jueves, 18 de agosto de 2011

August 18, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY


August 18, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY

August 18, 1956
Elvis was photographed at the Knickerbocker Hotel, where he was staying.
August 18, 1956
In 1956, Elvis Presley's double-sided hit "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" hit the number one spot on the pop music charts. It stayed in that position for eleven weeks.
August 18, 1958
Elvis leave from the Army was was extended for five more days.
August 18,1960
In Dallas, TX, Elvis Presley's film "G.I. Blues" had a sneak preview.
August 18, 1965
Elvis attended a windup party at the Polynesian Culture Center before he returned to the mainland the following day.
AND
Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits) interview Elvis Presley for the "New Musical Express."
August 18, 1967
Principal photography for Speedway was completed.
August 18, 1969
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
August 18, 1970
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
August 18, 1971
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
August 18, 1972
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
August 18, 1973
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
AND
The album "Elvis" hit #52 in the U.S.
August 18, 1975
Elvis performed at the Showroom, Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas.

Date: 18 August 1975
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel
Tickets: 1,600
Costume: Dark Blue Gypsy
Track list: Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
Heartbreak Hotel
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
School Days
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
The Wonder Of You
Why Me Lord
How Great Thou Art
Can't Help Falling In Love

Recordings: By Special Request - Vol 2

Opening Night 75

Las Vegas In Gypsy Style

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Comments: After singing Polk Salad Annie, Elvis sat at the foot of Ronnie Tutt's drums, when a female fan came onto the stage and gave a 'panting' Elvis 'mouth-to-mouth resuscitation!
August 18, 1977
In 1977, funeral services were held for Elvis Presley at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. More than 75-thousand mourners surrounded the estate.

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August 18, 2007
It was announced the Lisa Marie Presley had founded a new orgraniztion called Presley Charitable Foundation. It was created to help people in need. The first Presley Place was in New Orleans, LA. _._,___