domingo, 21 de agosto de 2011

August 21, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY


August 21, ON THIS DAY IN ELVIS HISTORY 

 



August 21, 1954
In Gladewater, TX, Elvis Presley performed his first show outside Tennessee.
August 21, 1957
Elvis bought two stone lions and had them installed on either side of the steps leading up to Graceland.
August 21, 1967
In the morning Elvis completed looping on Speedway and after lunch he had makeup tests for his next picture, Stay Away, Joe.
August 21, 1969
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV. 8.15 PM and Midnight.

DATE:

21 August 1969

TIME:

8.15 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Opening Theme
Blue Suede Shoes
I Got A Woman
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don't Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
I Can't Stop Loving You
My Babe
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Yesterday/Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What'd I Say
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

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PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

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NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

21 August 1969

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
International Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Opening Theme
All Shook Up
I Got A Woman
Love Me Tender
Jailhouse Rock/Don't Be Cruel
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Memories
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Runaway
Surrender/Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Words
Yesterday
Hey Jude
[band introductions]
In The Ghetto
Suspicious Minds
What I'd Say
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

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PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

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NOTES AVAILABLE:

Elvis introduces Shelly Fabares after introducing the band.

August 21, 1970
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV . 8.30 PM and Midnight
The  show was attended by Minnie Presley and Elvis' aunt, Delta Biggs.

DATE:

21 August 1970

TIME:

8.30 pm

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 Just Can't Help Believin'
Sweet Caroline
You've Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny B.Goode
Holy Holy
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
One Night
All Shook Up
Blue Suede Shoes
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

Electrifying:

 

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

Elvis introduces his Grandmother,
Minnie Presley and Neil Diamond
during this show.

DATE:

21 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
I Just Can't Help Believin'
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
Polk Salad Annie
[band introductions]
Johnny Be Goode
The Wonder Of You
Heartbreak Hotel
One Night
All Shook Up
Hound Dog
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Suspicious Minds
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

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PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

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NOTES AVAILABLE:

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August 21, 1971
Elvis performed at the International Hotel - Las Vegas, NV . 8.30 PM and Midnight
AND
Elvis's single "I'm Leavin'" hit #36 in the U.S.
AND
Elvis's reissued single of "Heartbreak Hotel" hit #10 in the U.K. 

DATE:

21 August 1971

TIME:

8.30 pm

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Black Cisco Kid suit

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
That's All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Sweet Caroline
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
The Impossible Dream
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
I'm Leavin'
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

From Vegas To Macon:

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

21 August 1971

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Black Cisco Kid suit

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
That's All Right
Proud Mary
I Got A Woman/Amen
Polk Salad Annie
Johnny B. Goode
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes/Whole Lotta Shakin'
Heartbreak Hotel
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Hound Dog
It's Impossible
Love Me Tender
Little Sister/Get Back
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
[band introductions]
I'm Leavin / Suspicious Minds
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

The Cisco Kid Strikes Again:

 

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0


August 21, 1972
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV . 8.30 PM and Midnight

DATE:

21 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:

21 August 1972

TIME:

Midnight

VENUE:

Las Vegas, NV.
Hilton Hotel

TICKET SALES:

2,200

COSTUME:

Unknown

SONG LIST:

Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
Johnny B. Goode
Proud Mary
Until It's Time For You To Go
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
You've Lost That Lovin Feeling
Polk Salad Annie
What Now My Love
Fever
Love Me
Heartbreak Hotel
All Shook Up
Little Sister/Get Back
Hound Dog
I'll Remember You
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
My Way
A Big Hunk O' Love
Love Me Tender
Mystery Train/Tiger Man
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

August 21, 1973
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV . 8.30 PM and Midnight

DATE:

21 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
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Fever
What Now My Love
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can't Stop Loving You
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O' Love
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

21 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
You Gave Me A Mountain
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
Release Me
An American Trilogy
A Big Hunk O' Love
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

August 21, 1974
Elvis performed at the Hilton Hotel - Las Vegas, NV . 8.30 PM and Midnight

DATE:

21 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
Big Boss Man
Fever
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
I'm Leavin'
Softly, As I Leave You
Hound Dog
You Gave Me A Mountain
Polk Salad Annie
If You Talk In Your Sleep
Why Me Lord
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Let Me Be There
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

Sunlight In Vegas:
 

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

0

NOTES AVAILABLE:

0

DATE:

21 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
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
Hawaiian Wedding Song
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Let Me Be There
Can't Help Falling In Love

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE:

0

PHOTOS AVAILABLE:

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NOTES AVAILABLE:

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August 21, 1975
Elvis left the Hilton at 6.00 a.m. accompanied by Dr. Nick and they flew to Memphis, where Elvis was admitted to the Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Vegas concerts for Aug. 21-31, 1975 were canceled.
August 21, 1976
It was announced by RCA Victor records that the sales of Elvis Presley records passed the $400 million mark.

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