Day By Day

June 11, 1955

Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Shreveport.

June 11, 1956

Elvis flew home to Memphis for the funeral of his cousin Lee Edward Smith, who was drowned. Outside his Audubon Drive house was June Juanico, the girl Elvis met a year ago. Elvis would spend much time with June the rest of the week.

June 11, 1962

Elvis finished looping for the film Girls! Girls! Girls!

June 11, 1964

Soundtrack recording for Girl Happy continued from 7.00 p.m. to 5.00 a.m. Elvis was unhappy with the material and with his own performance and left the sessions after 34 exhausting takes of Do Not Disturb.

June 11, 1966

Elvis remained at the hotel, still refusing to go to the studio. Instead he listened to the recordings of Red West, which were very good.

June 11, 1968

Elvis met with costume designer Bill Belew to discuss his ideas for the show, readily accepting Belew's suggestions of high 'Napoleonic' collars and a black leather suit.

June 11, 1972

Again Elvis performed at Madison Square Garden, New York at 2.30 p.m. This show was added when tickets to the first three original shows were sold out almost immediately.