Day By Day

September 21, 1953

By now Elvis returned to work at Precision Tool as a sander and manufacturer of shelves. He also operated a hand drill and drill press. He was paid $1.55 per hour. He would stay at this job till March 19th, 1954.

September 21, 1955

Elvis performed at the Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, North Carolina.

September 21, 1956

Elvis concluded the filming of Love Me Tender.

September 21, 1958

Elvis had received a copy of Poems That Touch The Heart from another soldier on the train, on its way to New York. It somehow gave him some consolation on the long ride. Somewhere along the way Elvis met with a little soldier, named Charlie Hodge. Later on Charlie confessed that he was "bound and determined" to meet Elvis.

September 21, 1964

Elvis, always drawn to uniforms and badges, was appointed "Special Deputy Sheriff" .He told Sheriff Bill Morris: I've always been interested in law enforcement and in fact even applied for a job as a Memphis policeman at age of 19.

September 21, 1966

Elvis signed a lease for one year for an very modern house in Palm Springs.

September 21, 1970

Elvis was made an honorary deputy sheriff of Shelby County by sheriff Roy. C . Nixon.

September 21, 1971

Elvis went to Memphis again and watched movies every night that he was at home either at the Memphian or the Crosstown.

September 21, 1973

Elvis was visited by Lisa-Marie, who flew into Palm Springs along with Elvis' dentist Max Shapiro.

September 21, 1974

Because Elvis was still in Memphis, Elvis made, with the help of Linda, detailed plans for his new upcoming karate movie, to be called: The New Gladiators. Elvis wanted this movie to promote his own philosophy that karate is a way for a person to help himself.