October 11 – Today in Elvis History

October 11, 1956

Elvis, with Nick Adams along, arrived in Dallas by train to begin a brief tour promoted by Bamford.

October 11 – Today in Elvis History

October 11, 1958

The Elvis Presley album “King Creole” hit #2 in the U.S.

October 11, 1970

Elvis Presley adds to his collection of honorary police badges when he is sworn in as a Special Deputy Sheriff of Bel Air, California.

October 11, 1973

Elvis had some difficulty breathing, just before he and Linda flew to Memphis.

October 11, 1974

Elvis performed at the High Sierra Room, Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline, Nevada. Elvis did 8 shows in 4 days to make up for his cancelled appearances in May.

October 11, 1976

Elvis returned to Memphis with Linda and arrived home about 4.00 a.m. Red West called in later that day from California but Charlie Hodge told him Elvis was asleep. Red did not believe that and suspected that Elvis was listening in on an other line.

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