Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 1, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

 

Elvis was promoted to Specialist 4th Class, (photo) which raised his salary to $122.30 per month.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                  June 2, 1959 (Tuesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           June 3, 1959 (Wednesday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

Elvis was hospitalised in the 97th General Hospital in Frankfurt with tonsillitis and a high fever.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 4, 1959 (Thursday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                      June 5, 1959 (Friday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 6, 1959 (Saturday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 7, 1959 (Sunday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 8, 1959 (Monday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 9, 1959 (Tuesday)

U.S. Army 97th General Hospital, Frankfurt, West Germany.

 

 

Elvis was discharged from hospital.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       June 10, 1959 (Wednesday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              June 11, 1959 (Thursday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 12, 1959 (Friday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              June 13, 1959 (Saturday)

The Hotel Edelweiss, and The Moulin Rouge, Munich, West Germany.

 

Today was the start of a fourteen-day furlough, in which Elvis traveled by train for four hours from Frankfurt to Munich with Lamar Fike, Rex Mansfield, and Charlie Hodge. He spent most of his two nights in Munich visiting some of his old acquaintances at the Moulin Rouge, including "Marianne," who had developed a strip routine "wearing nothing but a standard size Presley record." 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 14, 1959 (Sunday)

The Moulin Rouge, Munich, West Germany.

 

Elvis, Lamar, Rex, and Charlie visited the Moulin Rouge again.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 15, 1959 (Monday)

While still in Munich, Elvis gave an interview to Hannlore Krab before heading to Paris.

Interview by Hannelore Krabs - Elvis Presley
00:00 / 00:00

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

Elvis and his entourage of three traveled to Paris in a private train car. There they were met by Viennese emigres Jean Aberbach and Freddy Bienstock of Hill and Range, who had arranged reservations at the Prince de Galles (Prince of Wales) Hotel, where they occupied a top-floor suite that overlooked the Champs-Elysees. 

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RCA were still trying to persuade the public about a new way to listen and record music. The semi-automatic stereo tape cartridge.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 16, 1959 (Tuesday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       June 17, 1959 (Wednesday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Paris, France.

 

Elvis was mobbed sitting at a sidewalk cafe. Whether because of this experience, or because he had no interest in sightseeing, Elvis spent his days sleeping, and his nights at such well-known nightclubs as the Lido, the Moulin Rouge, the Folks Bergere, and the after-hours Le Bantu. 

 

Elvis was interviewed by Mario Delagarde. (audio)

Interview by Mario Delagarde - Elvis Presley
00:00 / 00:00

Press Conference (silent footage)

(audio: Sacha Distel - "Ce serait dommage")

The Moulin Rouge, 82 Boulevard de Clichy, Paris, France.

 

Elvis attended the Moulin Rouge and received an invitation to meet the star of the show, Nancy Holloway. (photos)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 18, 1959 (Thursday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 19, 1959 (Friday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              June 20, 1959 (Saturday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 21, 1959 (Sunday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 22, 1959 (Monday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

 Vernon left Germany ostensibly to take care of some business in Memphis, but mainly to pursue Dee Stanley, who had gone home to Virginia with her three sons, she left her husband (to whom Vernon had yet to confess their affair) in Germany. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 23, 1959 (Tuesday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

The latest Elvis single contained one song that was recorded back in June of last year while the B-side was recorded in 1957. The front cover used a shot of Elvis in full dress uniform standing against a wall in the Borgforte section of Bad Nauheim back in March.

 

Songs: "A Big Hunk O' Love"/"My Wish Came True" (RCA 47-7600)

RCA Victor (47-7600)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        June 24, 1959 (Wednesday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 25, 1959 (Thursday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                    June 26, 1959 (Friday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

Vernon attended Colonel Parker's 50th birthday celebration in Madison.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              June 27, 1959 (Saturday)

The Prince De Galles Hotel, Avenue de George V, Paris, France.

 

Elvis called the Colonel and wished him a happy birthday. In order to be able to stay in Paris right up till the last minute, Elvis hired a limousine to get him back to the barracks. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 28, 1959 (Sunday)

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany.

 

 

Over the last while, Cliff Gleaves became good friends with Currie Grant and sometime in June, he moved out of the house in Goethestrasse and moved in with the Grants in Wiesbaden.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 29, 1959 (Monday)

Up at 5:30 am - Breakfast - Leave Goethestrasse to arrive at base for 6:30 am.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Hessen, West Germany.

Home for lunch. Back to base and home for 7:00 pm.

 

Goethestrasse 14, Bad Nauheim, West Germany

Sign autographs: (7:30 pm - 8:00 pm)

 

No information. 

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