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The Presley family moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where Vernon got himself a job. They stayed there until June 20, and then they all returned to Tupelo, homesick for family and friends.
Elvis performed at the Mosque Theater, Richmond, Virginia.
Elvis performed at the Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Little Rock, Arkansas at 7.00 and 9.30 p.m. Elvis was asked by a local DJ to name his favorite song and Elvis picked "I Was The One", from his first RCA session.
Elvis was released from the hospital.
Elvis went to the Memphian to see Peter Sellers' A Shot In The Dark.
Back in the recording studio in Nashville for his upcoming Christmas album, Elvis and the band started to jam during a break. "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" of Bob Dylan went on for more than 11 minutes. Unfortunately Elvis lost his interest for the Christmas album afterwards and the band did 3 instrumental tracks.
Elvis performed at the High Sierra Room, Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline, Nevada, where he opened this engagement with 2 cocktail shows.