Elvis performed in "The City Auditorium", Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Elvis travels to Paris again to take in the nightlife,
but also to attend karate classes with instructor Jurgen Seydel.
NBC publicly announces Elvis' upcoming Christmas TV special, for which he will be paid $250,000. A unnamed film as part of the package will net the singer $850,000.
Elvis is present at one final "stage" rehearsal at the International Convention Center where the concert is to be held. At 8:30 pm local time, he plays his first concert, billed as a free rehearsal before an audience. $25,000 is raised for charity from suggested donations at the door.