jueves, 13 de octubre de 2011

October 08, On This day in Elvis history

October 08, 1955

Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium , Shreveport.

October 08, 1956

Elvis was released from the film Love Me Tender, because all the work completing the production was done.

Elvis turned down NBC-TV's suggestion he sing in a forthcoming special
for the "Kraft Television Theater" about a singing idol.
Newsweek said NBC and CBS rejected Elvis's appearances because the new
asking was fee was too steep at $300,000.
Time magazine announced that RCA had an all time high advance sale for
'Love Me Tender" records.

October 08, 1960

Elvis and the group stopped off in Las Vegas for some time before returning to Memphis.

October 08, 1967

Elvis arrived for shooting Stay Away Joe in Sedona, Arizona.

October 08, 1971

The LP Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of Christmas was released.

October 08, 1972

Between this day and the end of October 1972 Elvis watched almost every night movies at the Memphian or the Crosstown.

October 08, 1974

Elvis performed at the Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.

October 08, 1975

Elvis took a short flying tour in his newly bought Lockheed JetStar, with 5 others and his personal pilot, Milo High.

Elvis suffered from some undisclosed disorder and was very ill.

October 08, 1992

The U.S. Postal Service announced the commemorative stamp booklet that would include Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Clyde McPhatter, Dinah Washington, and Otis Redding.
October 08, 1994

In Memphis, TN, Michael Jackson, Lisa Marie Presley and Janet Jackson attended the all-star "Elvis Aaron Presley - The Tribute."

08 Oct 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: San Antonio, TX.
Convention Center
Tickets: 10,500
Peacock suit
Track list:
Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
All Shook Up
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me, Lord?
Suspicious Minds
[band introductions]
I Can't Stop Loving You
Help Me
An American Trilogy
Let Me Be There
Funny How Time Slips Away
Big Boss Man
Don't Be Cruel/Teddy Bear
Can't Help Falling In Love

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