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Elvis Presley

Toy store owner and inventor Morris Michtom places two stuffed bears in his shop window at 404 Tompkins Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, USA, advertising the toys as Teddy Bears, a name derived from the nickname of US President Theodore Roosevelt. Michtom's bears will inspire songs including The Teddy Bears' Picnic (1907) and (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
Priscilla Ann Wagner is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Through her mother's re-marriage, she will become Priscilla Beaulieu and then marry Elvis Presley.
Elvis Presley records Blue Moon Of Kentucky for Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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In the USA, trade magazine Billboard publishes a Disc Jockey Popularity Chart in which deejays chose their favourite artists. Frank Sinatra and Doris Day come tops, with Elvis Presley showing up at No8 in the 'Most Promising Country And Western Artist' category.
Elvis Presley plays in the Sports Arena, Carlsbad, Texas, USA.
Elvis Presley plays in the Rodeo Arena, Henderson, Texas, USA.
The William Morris Agency writes to Elvis Presley's manager, Col Tom Parker, seeking approval for a Presley advertisment scheduled to appear in two entertainment trade magazines, Variety and Billboard.
EMI in the UK runs press ads for Heartbreak Hotel, billing Elvis Presley as 'the King of Western Bop?.
Elvis Presley plays two shows at The Auditorium Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Elvis Presley plays a benefit concert in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA.
All Shook Up becomes Elvis Presley's sixth release to reach No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles chart.
Elvis Presley begins filming for the movie King Creole at MGM Studios in Hollywood, California, USA.
Still on Army Service in Germany, Elvis Presley moves to rented accommodation at 14 Goethestrasse, Bad Nauheim.
A new Elvis Presley EP, Touch Of Gold Vol 3, is released by RCA Records in the USA.
A US Army redeployment order includes Sgt Elvis Presley among those who will shortly be transferred back to Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA.
Today's edition of Billboard magazine reveals that Elvis Presley has now outstripped every artist in the history of recording, by selling a total of eighteen million singles.
Elvis Presley continues filming his upcoming movie Flaming Star, at the ConejoMovie Ranch, Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the hit single It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley.
The Top Five singles in the 1260 KYA Radio Swingin' 60 Survey on this day are :

1.Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

2. When I Fall In Love - The Lettermen

3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens

4. The Twist - Chubby Checker

5. If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody - James Ray

Elvis Presley is in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, re-shooting the ending of Wild In The Country, because pre-release screening audiences did not like the original ending in which Hope Lange committed suicide.
Location filming for the next Elvis Presley movie, Blue Hawaii, continues in Hawaii, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with location filming for 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.
The new No1 single in the USA is a cover version of an Elvis Presley album track Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell. The song is based on a German folk melody entitled Muss I Denn.
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Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No2 during a twelve-week run.
American Bandstand broadcasts an Elvis Special to celebrate Elvis Presley's 27th birthday, which the star is celebrating at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
At Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, California, Elvis Presley has a third day of recording songs for the soundtrack to his next movie, Girls! Girls! Girls!
Elvis Presley arrives in Seattle, Washington, USA, to begin location filming for his twelfth movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the eighth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Priscilla Beaulieu flies from Germany, Europe, to Idlewild Airport, New York State, USA, from where she travels on to Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to spend Christmas with Elvis Presley.
Elvis Presley's girlfriend, Priscilla Beaulieu, who spent Christmas and New Year with him at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, flies back to her parents in Germany, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues filming scenes for his next movie, Fun In Acapulco, at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
One Broken Heart For Sale by Elvis Presley enters the Billboard Best-Selling Singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No11 during a seven-week run.
Elvis Presley is in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on holiday.
Elvis Presley sends a telegram to The Beatles congratulating the group on the success of their recent television appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, 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 with pre-production work for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of studio scenes for his eighteenth film, Tickle Me, at Allied Artists studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with filming of his next movie, Frankie And Johnny, at Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Elvis Presley purchases a Colt Python pistol for $150 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla are spending Easter in a rented house on Camino del Norte in Palm Springs, California, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with his four-week second season at The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elvis Presley hires The Memphian cinema in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, to hold a private screening of Death Of A Gunfighter and two other films.
Elsa Lanchester dies of pneumonia at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, USA. She had found success as an actress in movies as diverse as The Bride Of Frankenstein (1935) and Mary Poppins (1964) but she also released three LPs in the 1950s and sang a duet with Elvis Presley in the film Easy Come, Easy Go (1967).
Emmylou Harris' Hot Band is ranked at No1 when CMT presents its choice of 20 Greatest Bands. Among the musicians associated with the group are Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Brown, Hank DeVito and former Elvis Presley sideman Glen D. Hardin.
A woman in Northam, near Perth, Western Australia, Oceania, stabs her husband repeatedly with a pair of scissors for driving her to distraction by repeatedly playing Burning Love by Elvis Presley.
Barbra Streisand releases her 34th album, Partners, on Columbia Records in the USA. The album consists of duets with male singers ioncluding Stevie Wonder, Michael Buble, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie and the late Elvis Presley.
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