lunes, 3 de octubre de 2011

September 30th, On This day in Elvis history


September 30, 1955
James Dean was killed. Elvis heard the news when he was in the Gladewater hotel and he cried.
September 30, 1956
Elvis, Gene Smith and Nick Adams flew back to Los Angeles, where Elvis and Gene checked into the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
September 30, 1957 
 Elvis's EP "Just For You" hit #16 in the U.S.
September 30, 1963
The soundtrack recording for Kissin Cousins began. They started at 7.00 p.m. till 3.30 a.m. Elvis did not record his part because he had a cold. He did come over though to meet the director, Gene Nelson, who also played congas with the band.
September 30, 1965
Photography on Paradise Hawaiian Style was completed. Tom Jones came to the set and met Elvis for the very first time. When there were some photos taken Elvis started to sing Jones' hit What's New Pussy Cat.
September 30, 1967
Elvis's single "Judy" hit #78 in the U.S.
September 30, 1969
Again Elvis was at the movies, watching Midnight Cowboy. Although at home for some time now, Elvis did not often appear at the Graceland gates to meet his fans.
September 30, 1974
Elvis performed at the University of Notre Dame's Athletic and Convention Center, South Bend, Indiana.
September 30, 1978 
 The album "Sings For Children And Grown Ups Too" hit #130 in the U.S.
30 Sep 1974
Time: 8.30pm
Venue: South Bend, IN.
Notre Dame Ath Center
Tickets: 12,301
Costume: Mad Tiger suit
Track list:
Also Sprach Zarathustra
See See Rider
I Got A Woman/Amen
Love Me
Blue Suede Shoes
It's Midnight
Big Boss Man
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
If You Love Me
Bridge Over Troubled Water
[band introductions]
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Killing Me Softly [Voice]
Polk Salad Annie
Why Me Lord
All Shook Up
Teddy Bear/Don't Be Cruel
You Gave Me A Mountain
Let Me Be There
Hawaiian Wedding Song
Johnny B. Goode
Can't Help Falling In Love
Night Fever In Vegas

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