onsdag 20 juni 2012
Elvis - june 21
Elvis performed in "The City Auditorium" Beaumont, Texas at 2.30, 7.00 and 9.00 PM
Accompanied by his cousins Gene and Junior Smith, Elvis went to Atlanta in his new
Cadillac. Elvis Presley and Col. Tom Parker signed with the William Morris Agency and set
into motion the series of events that caused the creation of Elvis Presley as an American
Elvis signed an agreement with Stylemaster Mobile Homes for use of a three-bedroom
trailer home in exchange for photographs of himself and his family in the unit.
Over the weekend, Gladys, Vernon, Minnie and Lamar Fike moved into the unit,
located near Fort Hood.
Elvis completed soundtrack recording and was visited by Vernon and Dee and the
three Stanley boys and they all met Nelson Rockefeller, New York' governor,
while he was at the MGM studio between 7.00 and 11.00 p.m.
Prerecording at Western Recorders continued for three more days,
with Elvis coming in at 2.00 p.m. each afternoon.
Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia at 8:30 p.m. The crowd was 17143 and Elvis
wore "Orange sunburst" suit with original belt and orange cape.
Elvis performed at the Convention Center Public Hall, Cleveland, Ohio at 8:30 p.m. The crowd
was 10000 and Elvis wore "Peacock" suit with original belt.
Elvis performed at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, South Dakota at 8:30 p.m.
The crowd was 10000 and Elvis wore "Mexican sundial" suit with original belt.
This was the second show filmed for the CBS TV special.