Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   April 1, 1958 (Tuesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

RCA released their first single from Private Presley. The front cover used a publicity shot from "King Creole".

 

Songs: "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"/"Doncha' Think It's Time" (RCA 20/47-7240)

RCA Victor (47-7240)

RCA Victor (20-7240)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          April 2, 1958 (Wednesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Colonel Parker's office received 5,000 items of mail addressed to Private Presley meant for Fort Chaffee, and now received mail that poured in from Fort Hood. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                April 3, 1958 (Thursday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                       April 4, 1958 (Friday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                April 5, 1958 (Saturday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Anita Wood visited Fort Hood at weekends.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 6, 1958 (Sunday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   April 7, 1958 (Monday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #8

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #12

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Ballad of a Teenage Queen" by Johnny Cash.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Ballad of a Teenage Queen" by Johnny Cash.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #18

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #13

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #12

The Top 100: 

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #7

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. #77

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"My Fair Lady" by Original Cast.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley.

"Loving You - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #6

"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #8

"Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley. #9

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 8, 1958 (Tuesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           April 9, 1958 (Wednesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             April 10, 1958 (Thursday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

The Presley received a reassuring letter from the 2nd Armored Division informing them of the plans and routines that Fort Hood used for new trainees. (photo)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    April 11, 1958 (Friday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               April 12, 1958 (Saturday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 13, 1958 (Sunday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 April 14, 1958 (Monday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #17

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" by Laurie london.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #19

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #15

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #17

The Top 100: 

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #17

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. #88

"I Beg of You" by Elvis Presley. #100

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"My Fair Lady" by Original Cast.

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Warm" by Johnny Mathis.

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Loving You - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #4

"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #10

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                April 15, 1958 (Tuesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         April 16, 1958 (Wednesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Colonel Parker spoke to Elvis on the telephone, and told Hal Wallis that Elvis is finding the Army a "new adventure", and that he enjoyed the "rough and tumble" of the obstacle course. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              April 17, 1958 (Thursday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 18, 1958 (Friday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             April 19, 1958 (Saturday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 20, 1958 (Sunday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 April 21, 1958 (Monday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Twilight Time" by the Platters.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #9

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #22

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" by Laurie london.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #19

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #5

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #8

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #3

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #18

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" by Laurie london.

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #24

The Top 100: 

"Twilight Time" by the Platters.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #7

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #25

"Doncha' Think It's Time" by Elvis Presley. #74

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"The Music Man" by Original Cast.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #9

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley.

"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Loving You - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #5

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #10

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                April 22, 1958 (Tuesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         April 23, 1958 (Wednesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             April 24, 1958 (Thursday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     April 25, 1958 (Friday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              April 26, 1958 (Saturday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  April 27, 1958 (Sunday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 April 28, 1958 (Monday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Witch Doctor" by David Seville.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #27

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" by Laurie london.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #3

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #6

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Oh, Lonesome Me" by Don Gibson.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

Best Sellers in Stores:

"Twilight Time" by the Platters.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #14

Most Played By Jockeys:

"Tequila" by the Champs.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #11

BILLBOARD POP CHART

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" by Laurie london.

The Top 100: 

"Witch Doctor" by David Seville.

"Wear My Ring Around Your Neck" by Elvis Presley. #4

"Don't" by Elvis Presley. #25

"Doncha' Think It's Time" by Elvis Presley. #53

"I Beg of You" by Elvis Presley. #93

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

"The Music Man" by Original Cast.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #3

Most Played By Jockeys: 

"Come Fly With Me" by Frank Sinatra.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley.

"Elvis - Vol. I" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. #5

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                April 29, 1958 (Tuesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         April 30, 1958 (Wednesday)

BASIC ARMY TRAINING 

Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas.

 

5: 00 am - 7:00 pm: Roll Call, Daily exercises, marching, kitchen patrol (KP), guard duty and orientation.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Freetime, lights Out, Bed Roll Call

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