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Date:
25/02/1961
Source:
Elvis Close Up and Day By Day
Photo:
Elvis Close Up
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Location:
Memphis Auditorium
Attendance:
3860 at the matinee show, 6540 in the second show.
Info:
Tennessee governor Buford Ellington and Memphis mayor Henry Loeb both declared February 25 "Elvis Presley Day". Elvis received a diamond studded watch from RCA for selling over 75 million records at a special luncheon.

Later that day Elvis did a charity show in the Memphis auditorium on February 25 1961. He raises $51,612 for 26 charities. $3,789 is earmarked for the Elvis Presley Youth Center in Tupelo.
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