Fun in Acapulco
While some exterior scenes were shot in Acapulco, Mexico, Elvis's scenes were shot in Hollywood. He never went to Acapulco. The movie featured the Top 10 Billboard hit "Bossa Nova Baby". The film reached #1 on the national weekly box office charts. The film was released five days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. The film, and its accompanying soundtrack album, would be Presley's last release before the arrival of Beatlemania. Fun in Acapulco was the top grossing movie musical of 1963.