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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      August 1, 1956 (Wednesday)

Elvis did a promotional appearance while in Biloxi at a local clothing store. Eddie Bellman and a friend, Lew Sonnier owned the shoe department located in the store. Bellman, Sonnier and the store owner Dave Rosenblum presented Elvis with a Winchester shotgun in appreciation. (photo)

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Skeet Shooting (silent footage)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           August 2, 1956 (Thursday)

Elvis arrived in Miami in his new Lavender Lincoln to start a new tour before heading on to Los Angeles.

Over the next three days he stayed at the Robert Clay Hotel.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  August 3, 1956 (Friday)

LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The Olympia Theatre, Miami, Florida. (3 shows) (3:30 pm, 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black - Drums: D.J. Fontana.

Backup Vocals: The Jordanaires: 1st Tenor: Gordon Stoker  - 2nd Tenor: Neal Matthews - Baritone: Hoyt Hawkins - Bass: Hugh Jarrett.

June Juanico arrived in Miami with a friend and had to answer press speculation about her relationship with Elvis. "Right now, he's married to his career" she told the Miami News in a backstage interview.

The Colonel was worried about rioting fans at Elvis' performances where he left one show with his trousers completely torn.

He also had the negative press about Rock 'n' Roll music and it's influence  regarding juvenile delinquency.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            August 4, 1956 (Saturday)

Elvis visited local Miami Mercury Lincoln dealer Lade Conlee and traded in his lavender Lincoln which had been defaced by love notes and telephone numbers from fans. He was given $3,515 for the Lincoln against the total price of $10,688 for a white 1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II. (photos)

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LIVE PERFORMANCE(S)

The Olympia Theatre, Miami, Florida. (4 shows) (1:30pm, 3:30 pm, 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm)

Musicians: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals: Elvis Presley - Lead Guitar: Scotty Moore - Bass: Bill Black - Drums: D.J. Fontana.

Backup Vocals: The Jordanaires: 1st Tenor: Gordon Stoker  - 2nd Tenor: Neal Matthews - Baritone: Hoyt Hawkins - Bass: Hugh Jarrett.

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1956 Lincoln Continental Mark II.

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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Best Sellers in Stores:

"My Prayer" by the Platters.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley. #9

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Almost Lost My Mind" by Pat Boone.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"The Wayward Wind" by Gogi Grant.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #8

"Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley. #25

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Crazy Arms" by Ray Price.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #5

"Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley. #14

Most Played In Jukeboxes:

"I Walk The Line" by Johnny Cash.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #5

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Crazy Arms" by Ray Price.

"I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" by Elvis Presley. #7