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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          February 1, 1960 (Monday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information. 

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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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HOT 100:

"Running Bear" by Johnny Preston.

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Running Bear" by Johnny Preston.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"El Paso" by Marty Robbins.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Smokie (Part II)" by the Bill Black Combo.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"Here We Go Again!" by the Kingston Trio.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"Inside Shelley Berman" by Shelley Berman.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #17

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 19 weeks or less)

"The Sound of Music" Original Broadway Cast.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (20 weeks or more)

"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"Hymns" by Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         February 2, 1960, (Tuesday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 February 3, 1960 (Wednesday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      February 4, 1960 (Thursday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

Grafenwöhr, Bavaria.jpg
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             February 5, 1960 (Friday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       February 6, 1960 (Saturday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

Grafenwöhr, Bavaria.jpg
1260-youngelvis-744x731.jpg

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           February 7, 1960 (Sunday)

U.S. Army Training Area, Grafenwöhr, Bavaria, West Germany.

 

 

Forest Maneuvers: Day: Keep tanks and vehicles camouflaged.      Night: "Blackout Maneuvers" Travelling by night.

No information.

Grafenwöhr, Bavaria.jpg
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          February 8, 1960 (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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BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

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HOT 100:

"Teen Angel" by Mark Dinning.

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Running Bear" by Johnny Preston.

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

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HOT C&W SIDES:

"He'll Have To Go" by Jim Reeves.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

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HOT R&B SIDES:

"Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" by  Dinah Washington

and Brook Benton.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"The Sound of Music" Original Broadway Cast.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (40 weeks or more)

"Inside Shelley Berman" by Shelley Berman.

"Elvis' Golden Records" by Elvis Presley. #20

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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STEREO ACTION ALBUMS (on the charts 19 weeks or less)

"The Sound of Music" Original Broadway Cast.

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (20 weeks or more)

"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

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"Hymns" by Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         February 9, 1960, (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.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                               February 10, 1960 (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.

Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany.jpg
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    February 11, 1960 (Thursday)

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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 received his full Sergeant stripes and threw a party to celebrate. This story is open to question. Did Elvis really achieve full Sergeant stripes or was it an army PR stunt? Army documents show that he left the army as Sergeant (E-5).

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

 

In an interview with Armed Forces Radio around this time, Elvis reflected upon his army experience. "People were expecting me to mess up, to goof up," he said. "They thought I couldn't take it, and I was determined to go to any limits to prove otherwise." Of his return to making records, he comments, "I think it would be a bad mistake if I had somebody else telling me what to record and how to record it, because I work strictly on instinct and impulse. . . . I choose songs with the public in mind. I try to visualize it as though I'm buying the record myself."