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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 1, 1954 (Saturday)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce. 

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Roy Hamilton. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Things That I Used To Do" by Guitar Slim. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

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Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                        May 2, 1954 (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       May 3, 1954 (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      May 4, 1954 (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               May 5, 1954 (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    May 6, 1954 (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                           May 7, 1954 (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 8, 1954 (Saturday)

Elvis and Dixie attended the annual Memphis Cotton Carnival. Elvis bumped into his old friend from school, Ronald Smith. (photo) Smith was a regular member of Eddie Bond's band who were looking for a vocalist. Ronald advised Elvis to try out at the Hi-Hat Club.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce. 

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Roy Hamilton. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"The Things That I Used To Do" by Guitar Slim. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                        May 9, 1954 (Sunday)

Ellis Auditorium, 225 North Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee.

Elvis and Dixie attended the Oral Roberts (photo) Crusade at Ellis Auditorium.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 10, 1954 (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    May 11, 1954 (Tuesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            May 12, 1954 (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  May 13, 1954 (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                        May 14, 1954 (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  May 15, 1954 (Saturday)

The Hi-Hat Dinner Club, 2991 South Third Street, Memphis, Tennessee.

Elvis took Ronald's advice and went to the Hi-Hat on south third, he wore his bolero jacket with a pink shirt and accompanied himself on guitar and performed two songs.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"Wanted" by Perry Como. 

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Really Don't Want To Know" by Eddy Arnold. 

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Slowly" by Webb Pierce.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Roy Hamilton. 

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"You'll Never Walk Alone" by Roy Hamilton. 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"The Glenn Miller Story" (Soundtrack).

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Wanted" by Perry Como.  

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 16, 1954 (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     May 17, 1954 (Monday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    May 18, 1954 (Tuesday)

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