Friday, August 12, 2022

Today in
Elvis Presley History

1958 - In Memphis, Elvis Presley visited his mother in the hospital. She had been diagnose with acute hepatitis.

1964 - Elvis Presley was released by the studio after concluding work on the film "Girl Happy."

1972 - The compilation album "Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1" hit #87 in the U.S.

1977 - The Angola Coach Company sold Elvis Presley's original former tour bus.

1992 - RCA and the RIAA presented Elvis Presley's estate with 110 gold and platinum records.

2002 - In Memphis, TN, Mobile Graceland began a tour of 31 cities.

2015 - At Graceland, the U.S. Postal Service held a dedication ceremony for the new Music Icons: Elvis Presley Commemorative Forever stamp.

2015 - The music CD titled "ELVIS FOREVER" went on sale at select U.S. post offices.

Random Elvis Quote

On my US tour maybe three out of 30 shows there was an Elvis impersonator in the crowd but that's it. I usually get younger fans, and those that come that are of an older generation end up walking out because it's too loud.
- Lisa Marie Presley

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