2011 – Two years since Michael jackson Passed and he tops earnings for Dead Rock Stars on This Day in Rock Music History. Elvis is up on the list as well. John Lennon was No. 5 with $12 mill. Ah… that Magical Mystery Tour. It’s been two years since Michael Jackson passed away at the […]
2008 – Elvis’ Peakcock Jumpsuit sells for $300k on This Day in Rock Music history! The suit sold at auction, making it the top selling Elvis memorabilia ever sold at auction. It was a white suit with Vneck and high collar with a gold and blue peacock design.
2007 – Elvis Presley went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘The King.’ Can the lip still move? Rock on Elvis!
2006 – Elvis Presley’s only child, Lisa Marie Presley married guitarist and musical director Michael Lockwood in Japan. Lisa was formerly married to Danny Keough from 1988-1994, Michael Jackson from 1994-1996 and Nicolas Cage for a short time in 2002. She has two children with Danny Keough – Benjamin Storm and Danielle Riley. Lisa’s mother, […]
2006 – an Australian woman appeared in court charged with repeatedly stabbing her partner with a pair of scissors in the back, shoulder and thigh because he played Elvis Presley’s song “Burning Love” over and over again.
2005 – it was announced that two 30-second television commercials designed to attract vacationing families to Graceland to experience the “real” Elvis Presley would air nationally in the US starting in April 2006. It was the first time in the history of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. that the company has used television advertising to promote […]
2005 – Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘It’s Now Or Never’, the singers 21st No.1, first released in 1960.
2004 – Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa Marie Presley agreed to sell 85% of his estate to businessman Robert Sillerman in a deal worth $100m. Sillerman would run Presley’s Memphis home Graceland, and own Elvis’ name and the rights to all revenue from his music and films. In the deal Lisa Marie would retain possession of […]
2001 – Rockabilly singer Malcolm Yelvington dies of heart failure in Memphis at the age of 82. Yelvington recorded for Sam Phillips’ Sun Records in the early ’50s; his label debut, “Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee,” was released at the same time as Elvis Presley’s bow for Sun.
1992 – U.S. Postmaster General Anthony Frank unveils two designs for an Elvis Presley stamp. The public ultimately chooses the stamp design of a young Elvis over a mature Elvis issued in 1993.
1981 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Love a Rainy Night,” Eddie Rabbit. Before recording on his own, the singer writes songs for Elvis Presley, Ronnie Milsap, Tom Jones and Dr. Hook.
1975 – Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis.