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Elvis performed at the Bruce High School Gym, Bruce, Mississippi. Elvis appeared this night as well as the next night with Onie Wheeler and the Miller Sisters. Elvis was paid $ 450.
The final scenes of Jailhouse Rock were filmed.
Elvis returned to Fort Hood. Every soldier could apply for permission after basic training to live offbase with his family. Instead Elvis made arrangements to bring his mother and father down to Killeen.
Back in Memphis Elvis wrote a letter of thanks to Felton Jarvis.
Elvis performed at the Milwaukee Auditorium Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
At home in Memphis, Elvis screened movies at the General Cinema in Whitehaven.
President Carter returned Elvis phone call at 5.18 p.m. but gave up because he could not understand Elvis' rambling. Elvis tried to call back the next day, but didn't succeed.