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Elvis Presley

The great jazz and popular music guitarist Barney Kessel is born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA. Kessel's guitar will be heard on records by artists as diverse as Ella Fitzgerald, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.
Luther Dixon is born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. In a long career as a producer and songwriter, his songs will be recorded by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Shirelles, Dusty Springfield, B.B. King, The Jackson 5 and others.
Elvis Presley plays at the Roundup Club, Gladewater, Texas, USA.
Elvis Presley plays in Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock, Texas, USA, supported by Jimmy Rodgers Snow, plus Buddy And Bob, a duo comprising Buddy Holly and Bob Montgomery.
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Elvis Presley plays live on KWKH Radio's weekly show The Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
Former carnival and circus promoter Col Tom Parker officially becomes Elvis Presley's manager.
Elvis Presley plays at Township Auditorium, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash play in The Million Dollar Quartet at Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. On the same day, Perkins records one of his most successful songs, Matchbox.
Elvis Presley makes the last of his seven appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA, performing Hound Dog, Heartbreak Hotel and other hits.
Having inhaled a cap from one of his teeth during rehearsals for the film Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley is in Cedars Of Lebanon hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA, having the cap removed from his lung.
Elvis Presley hires the Memphian Theater, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to show movies privately for himself and his friends.
When Elvis Presley makes his first recordings for two years, including A Mess Of Blues, at RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, he has augmented his band with an extra drummer, Buddy Harman.
Elvis Presley arrives in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, where he is to film G.I. Blues.
It's Now Or Never/A Mess Of Blues by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA, where it will remain for five weeks.
Elvis Presley continues filming his upcoming movie Flaming Star, at the ConejoMovie Ranch, Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
Yes I'm Lonesome Tonight by Dodie Stevens is the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top pop singles in the USA, entering at No85. The track is an answer song to Are You Lonesome Tonight by Elvis Presley.
Elvis Presley is interviewed for radio on the telephone by Hawaiian deejay Tom Moffett.
Elvis Presley completes studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, in Hollywood, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Crystal River, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his latest movie, Follow That Dream, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
[Marie's The Name] His Latest Flame by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No4 during a seven-week run.
Elvis Presley offers his services to raise money for victims of recent floods in Louisiana, USA.
Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley is the new No1 single in Australia.
Elvis Presley has a seventeenth day of location filming in Hawaii, USA, for his latest movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!
A new Elvis Presley movie, Follow That Dream, opens at theatres across the USA.
The highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA is She's Not You by Elvis Presley, entering at No51.
At MGM Studios, Culver City, Los Angeles, California, Elvis Presley starts work on his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Elvis Presley continues filming his latest movie, It Happened At The World
Return To Sender by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
Elvis Presley's father, Vernon, writes a letter to Elvis's road manager, 'Diamond' Joe Esposito, criticizing him for sloppy book-keeping and accounting on his son's behalf.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio-based scenes for his seventeenth movie, Girl Happy, at MGM Studios, Culver City, California, USA.
The latest Elvis Presley film, Roustabout, opens at the Columbia Theatre, London, UK.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No3 during an eleven-week run.
Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the UK singles chart, where it will remain for one week.
Elvis Presley continues location filming for the movie Paradise Hawaiian Style, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley records A Little Less Conversation at Western Recorders, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song will be largely overlooked for more than thirty years until a re-mix propels it to No1 in the USA and UK during 2002.
Elvis Presley does a special show for an invited audience at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley plays at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Dusty Springfield records Easy Evil and Who Could Be Loving You Other Than Me? in ABC Recording Studios, Los Angeles, for Dunhill Records. On the same day, Priscilla Presley files for divorce from Elvis Presley.
Following a gig in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Bruce Springsteen goes to Elvis Presley's Graceland home and climbs over the wall. A guard, assuming him to be a crank fan, apprehends him.
Darrell Glenn, who had recorded the original version of the Elvis Presley No1 smash Crying In The Chapel, dies of cancer in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
The U.S. Postal Service releases its Legends of American Music, Rock and Roll-Rhythm and Blues stamp collection. The set features Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley.
Myrna Smith of the Sweet Inspirations dies aged 69, of kidney failure and a stroke, at Canyon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Canoga Park, California, USA. The Sweet Inspirations sang back-up vocals with Elvis Presley in over one thousand concerts.
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