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Again Elvis bought a horse this day. This time it was a chestnut sorrel horse named Whirlaway.
Elvis drove to Tupelo to collect another badge. This one from sheriff Bill Mitchell, whom Elvis knew since he was a child.
Elvis got a phone call from the Colonel. The Colonel wanted to hear about Elvis' health problems of which he had heard some rumors. The Colonel made the decision that Elvis would not be able to fulfill is January commitment in Las Vegas.
Elvis performed at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Coliseum, Birmingham, Alabama.