Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    December 1, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         December 2, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Elvis called Priscilla and invited her to Graceland for the Christmas holidays.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  December 3, 1960, (Saturday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       December 4, 1960, (Sunday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

Colonel Parker read a newspaper article about an attempt to raise funds for a memorial to the USS Arizona, which was sunk in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with 1,177 aboard. Seizing upon this as an inspiration, the Colonel immediately began plans for a benefit concert in Hawaii, which will coincide with the filming of Elvis' next picture, "Hawaiian Beach Boy." 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        December 5, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley.

"I Gotta Know" by Elvis Presley. #27

"Don't Be Cruel" by Bill Black's Combo. #52

 

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Last Date" by Floyd Cramer,

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Al Jolson, Jaye P. Morgan, Elvis Presley. #2

"I Gotta Know" by Elvis Presley. #23

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Wings of a Dove" by Ferlin Husky.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" by Hank Ballard & the Midnighters.

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley. #3

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

MONO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 39 weeks or less)

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #34

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"Inside Shelley Berman" by Shelley Berman.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE MONO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 29 weeks or less)

"Nice and Easy" by Frank Sinatra.

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley. #13

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #22

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Persuasive Percussion" by Terry Snyder & the All Stars.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

Record manufacturers consider a "one speed" for all as they began to release the "Compact 33". This was a 7" record that played at 33 rpm instead of 45 rpm.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    December 6, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                              December 7, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   December 8, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

After she put tremendous pressure on her parents, Priscilla arrived from Germany.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           December 9, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 December 10, 1960, (Saturday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 11, 1960, (Sunday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 12, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley.

"I Gotta Know" by Elvis Presley. #20

 

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Last Date" by Floyd Cramer,

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Al Jolson, Jaye P. Morgan, Elvis Presley. #2

"I Gotta Know" by Elvis Presley. #23

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Wings of a Dove" by Ferlin Husky.

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley. #28

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"He Will Break Your Heart" by Jerry Butler.

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley. #4

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

MONO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 39 weeks or less)

"The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart" by Bob Newhart.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"Encores of Golden Hits" by the Platters.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE MONO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 29 weeks or less)

"Nice and Easy" by Frank Sinatra.

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley. #11

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #21

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Persuasive Percussion" by Terry Snyder & the All Stars.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   December 13, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            December 14, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 December 15, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        December 16, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 December 17, 1960, (Saturday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 18, 1960, (Sunday)

525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California?

 

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                     December 19, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley.

"I Gotta Know" by Elvis Presley. #30

 

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Al Jolson, Jaye P. Morgan, Elvis Presley.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Wings of a Dove" by Ferlin Husky.

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley. #23

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"He Will Break Your Heart" by Jerry Butler.

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley. #6

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

MONO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 39 weeks or less)

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"The Sound of Music" by Original Cast.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE MONO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 29 weeks or less)

"Nice and Easy" by Frank Sinatra.

"G.I. Blues" by Elvis Presley. #6

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Persuasive Percussion" by Terry Snyder & the All Stars.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

No EP Chart

"Wooden Heart" (Muss I Denn) from the "G.I. Blues" soundtrack was released as a single in Germany where it hit the top spot in the pop chart.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                   December 20, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

The Colonel was in Memphis and announced that Elvis will perform at the Memphis Charity Show on February 25, 1961.

Even Elvis will have to buy a ticket to get into Ellis Auditorium's North Hall, according to the Colonel, and, he added, he

will pay the $1,000 fee for celebrated toastmaster George Jessel to appear as master of ceremonies. "I wanted someone who could tell you people in Memphis what Hollywood and the show world think of Elvis," he explained. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                            December 21, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 December 22, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

No information.

"Flaming Star" opened nationally. 

"Flaming Star" (trailer)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        December 23, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (20th Century Fox) "Wild in the Country"

20th Century Fox, 10201 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

The Colonel had arranged with Fox that Elvis could return home for a week at Christmas if the movie wasn't completed

by this date.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                  December 24, 1960, (Saturday)

Elvis flew from Los Angeles, California to Memphis, Tennessee.

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

This year's card from Elvis and the Colonel, taken on the movie set, shows the Colonel dressed as Santa Claus with Elvis. (photo)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    December 25, 1960, (Sunday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Elvis spent his first Christmas at Gra