Category Archives: Elvis Presley

Funeral services for Elvis Presley begin 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 18 1977)


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(Thursday, August 18, 1977, 2:00 p.m. CDT) — Private funeral services for rock music icon Elvis Presley were today at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. Continue reading Funeral services for Elvis Presley begin 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 18 1977)

Elvis Presley, 42, suffers fatal heart attack 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 16 1977)


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(Tuesday, August 16, 1977, 2:30 p.m. CDT) — American singer and actor Elvis Presley, regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, was found unconscious on the floor of his bathroom today at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. Continue reading Elvis Presley, 42, suffers fatal heart attack 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 16 1977)

‘(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear’ by Elvis Presley peaks at #1 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 8 1957)

(Monday, July 8, 1957)“(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” by Elvis Presley peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for seven consecutive weeks (July 8/15/22/29, Aug. 5/12/19, 1957). Continue reading ‘(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear’ by Elvis Presley peaks at #1 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 8 1957)

Elvis Presley performs last concert at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 26 1977)


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(Sunday, June 26, 1977, 10:00 p.m. EDT) — Rock icon Elvis Presley, 42, performed what would turn out to be his last concert tonight at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis. Continue reading Elvis Presley performs last concert at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 26 1977)

Elvis Presley weds Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 1 1967)


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(Monday, May 1, 1967, just after 9:30 a.m. PDT) — Rock music star Elvis Presley, 32, married Priscilla Beaulieu, the 21-year-old daughter of an army officer Elvis had met while in Germany, today at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas. Continue reading Elvis Presley weds Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 1 1967)

Elvis Presley records ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in Hollywood 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 30 1957)


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(Tuesday, April 30, 1957, 10:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. PDT) — Elvis Presley recorded the song “Jailhouse Rock,” the title song to his next movie, today at Radio Recorders recording studio in Los Angeles, California.

The song as recorded by Presley is #67 on Rolling Stone‘s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”


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Elvis Presley purchases Graceland mansion 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1957)


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(Monday, March 19, 1957, 10:00 a.m. CST) — Rock star Elvis Presley, 22, today purchased Graceland, a mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis, Tennessee, for the amount of $102,500. Continue reading Elvis Presley purchases Graceland mansion 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1957)