domingo, 21 de agosto de 2011

August 20, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY


August 20, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY

August 20, 1955
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, municipal Auditorium, Shreveport.
Elvis performed two shows at the Circle Theater in Cleveland, Ohio. Bill

Randle was in the audience and took note of the Hillbilly Cat's overall
improvements in singing and guitar playing. Elvis had lost his initial stage fright
and seemed calmer, more confident, and humorous.

August 20, 1956
Elvis reported to Fox for preproduction.

Elvis began filming Twentieth Century-Fox's Love Me Tender in Hollywood.
Elvis portrayed Clint Reno. The film costarred Debra Paget, Richard Eagan, and
Mildred Dunnock and was directed by Robert D. Webb.
Elvis resided at the
Knickerbocker Hotel on Ivar Avenue.


Aug. 20,1958
Elvis came out of his room to sing gospel hymns at a piano with Charlie
Hodge.
His eyes were swollen from crying.

Aug. 20,1959
Lee Gordon (an Australian promoter) told the press that Elvis and Colonel
Parker had accepted a large fee for Elvis to sing live in Australia for five
or six days. Elvis denied it and the concert never took place.

August 20, 1960
Elvis's single "It's Now Or Never" hit #1 in the U.S.

While shooting a scene for Flaming Star Elvis fell off a horse, but was
not seriously hurt.

August 20, 1969
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV. 8.15 PM. and Midnight.

DATE:

20 August 1969

TIME:

8.15 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Unknown

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1969

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Unknown

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 20, 1970
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV 8.30 PM. and Midnight.

DATE:

20 August 1970

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

That's All Right
I Got A Woman/Ave Maria
Tiger Man
Love Me Tender
I've Lost You
I Just Can't Help Believing
You Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B Goode
Blue Suede Shoes
Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
Memphis Tennessee
One Night
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

A Dinner Date With Elvis:

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1970

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Opening Theme
That's All Right
I Got A Woman/Ave Maria
Tiger Man
Love Me Tender
I've Lost You
Sweet Caroline
You've Lost That Loving Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Sweet Inspirations
Johnny B. Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
More
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

Midnight Inspirations:

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0



August 20, 1971
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV 8.30 PM. and Midnight.

DATE:

20 August 1971

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
That's All Right
Proud Mary
Love Me Tender
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
It's Impossible
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin'
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
So High
Hound Dog
Little Sister/Get Back
I'm Leavin'
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1971

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Unknown

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 20, 1972
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV 8.30 PM. and Midnight.

DATE:

20 August 1972

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Unknown

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1972

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Unknown

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 20, 1973
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV 8.30 PM. and Midnight.

DATE:

20 August 1973

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don't Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
My Boy
I Can't Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1973

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Steamroller Blues
You Gave Me A Mountain
Trouble
Blue Suede Shoes
Long Tall Sally/Mama Don't Dance/Flip, Flop And Fly/Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Boy
Release Me
An American Trilogy
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Help Me Make It Through The Night
How Great Thou Art
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

A Profile The King On Stage CD-1 :

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 20, 1974
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
Despite the ovations on opening night, despite the reviews, all the new material was gone and the show was back to usual again.

DATE:

20 August 1974

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It's Midnight
Proud Mary
Tryin' To Get To You
Big Boss Man
Fever
Promised Land
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I'm Leavin'
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Let Me Be There
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1974

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
If You Love Me
It's Midnight
Big Boss Man
Fever
Trying You Get To You
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I'm Leavin'
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Let Me Be There
Sweet Caroline
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 20, 1975
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV
At the last minute Elvis wanted to cancel his two evening shows, because he wasn't feeling well, but the Colonel insisted that Elvis should go on stage after all.

DATE:

20 August 1975

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

1,600

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Hound Dog
It's Now Or Never
And I Love You So
Blue Suede Shoes
Green Green Grass Of Home
Fairytale
Softly, As I Leave You
[band introductions]
Johnny B. Goode
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Why Me Lord
Until It's Time For You To Go
Burning Love
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

Green Green Grass Of Home

The Request Box Shows


Elvis By Special Request

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

20 August 1975

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

1,600

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
That's All Right/ See See Rider/That's All Right
I Got A Woman/Amen
Fever
If You Love Me
Until It's Time For You To Go
Softly, As I Leave You
Burning Love
[band introductions]
Happy Birthday [James Burton]
T-R-O-U-B-L-E
It's Now Or Never
Why Me Lord
Let Me Be There
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

Top Acts Vol. 2:

Cadillac Elvis:

The Legend Lives On:

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

Elvis was scheduled to perform for three weeks at the Hilton Hotel during this tour. Due to Ill health, he canceled all further shows and the following day, checked into Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis TN., suffering from exhaustion.


August 20, 1983
The Elvis album "I Was The One" hit #83 in the U.K.
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