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Elvis began another tour booked by Bob Neal. Elvis performed at the Junior High School Gym, Gilmer, Texas.
Elvis drove to Tupelo with his parents, Nick Adams and Barbara Hearn. Elvis had to appear at the Mississippi Alabama Fair And Diary Show. He performed here for the first time at the age of 10. Elvis was wearing a blue velvet shirt, made for him by Natalie Wood's dressmaker. Tammy Wynette, at the age of 14, watched the show from the first row. The show was filmed by Fox Movietone News, but the bad audio made it almost a "silent" movie.
Elvis and some friends spent the evening at the Fairgrounds, attracting a huge crowd.
Elvis and the whole caravan left for Hollywood.
Elvis went to the Memphian, like almost every night for this period in Graceland. He was accompanied by Priscilla, Sonny, Gee Gee, Charlie and Lamar. They watched The Thomas Crown Affair, with Steve McQueen and Hang 'Em High, with Clint Eastwood.
Elvis spent the weekend in Palm Springs.
Elvis flew out of Memphis to begin his 4th tour of 1974.
Elvis flew from Palm Springs to Memphis.