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Elvis performed at the Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana at 2.00, 5.00 and 8.00 p.m. Elvis began with a 3 week tour into new territory as he traveled to Florida ant the Southeast.
There was a soundtrack session scheduled at Radio Recorders. However, Elvis was relaxing with the Jordanaires by singing gospels but after MGM tried to cut that off, Elvis walked out of the studio.
Elvis resumed filming for Girls! Girls! Girls! At Paramount Studio on Stage 5.
Elvis went to Paramount for some publicity stills and met there Larry Geller. Larry had promised Elvis copies of several of the books they had discusses, including The Impersonal Life. Elvis continued to read and reread this book over and over again until his death.
After midnight the wedding party left for Las Vegas in 2 jets and at 3.30 a.m. Elvis and Priscilla obtained their marriage license at the Clark County Courthouse. The ceremony was held at 11.45 a.m. at the Aladdin Hotel, followed by a press conference in the Aladdin Room. Afterward there was a reception with all members of the entourage except for Red West, who was so furious about his exclusion from the ceremony that he didn't have contact with Elvis for the next 2 years.
Elvis and Priscilla had their first wedding anniversary. It was catered by the Deli Restaurant at the house. Priscilla received flowers from Elvis with a card saying: "Love, Elvis."
Elvis spent his wedding anniversary in Palm Springs.
Elvis performed at the Omni, Atlanta, Georgia.
Elvis performed at the Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois.