Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         June 1, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 2, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                     June 3, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 4, 1960, (Saturday)

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

Rex Mansfield and Elisabeth Stefaniak got married. They sent an invitation to Elvis but he never responded.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 5, 1960, (Sunday)

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 6, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Fame and Fortune" by Elvis Presley. #25

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #2

"Fame and Fortune" by Elvis Presley. #28

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Please Help Me, I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #30

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Doggin' Around" by Jackie Wilson.

"White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo. #6

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"Sold Out" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #2

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)

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

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"South Pacific" Soundtrack.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Because They're Young" by Duane Eddy.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 7, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

The Colonel arranged for three Scandinavian princesses (Margaretha of Sweden, Astrid of Norway, and Margretha of Denmark)

to make a special visit to the set. (photos)

Hal Wallis had another movie in production at Paramount titled; "All In A Night's Work" which starred Dean Martin and Shirley Maclaine. Elvis and Shirley helped Dean celebrate his birthday while at the studio. (photos)

In the evening Elvis and his entourage went club hopping, they visited both the Coconut Grove and the Ambassador. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         June 8, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 9, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 10, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

There was another royal visit to the set, this time King Mehendra and Queen Ratna of Nepal were entertained by Elvis. (photo)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 11, 1960, (Saturday)

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

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

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 13, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

In an interview with Hearst reporter Jean Bosquet, Colonel Parker said of Elvis' films, "They'll never win any Academy Awards.

All they're good for is to make money." 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #8

"Fame and Fortune" by Elvis Presley. #67

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #2

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Please Help Me, I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #10

"White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo. #19

 

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"Sold Out" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #3

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)

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

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Belafonte at Carnegie Hall" by Harry Belafonte.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Because They're Young" by Duane Eddy.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 14, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        June 15, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 16, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 17, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

Elvis wrote to the U.S. Army, and requested that he be placed on standby rather than active reserve, as his work required him

to travel constantly. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 18, 1960, (Saturday)

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 19, 1960, (Sunday)

The Beverly Wilshere Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California.

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 20, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #10

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #7

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Please Help Me, I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"A Rockin' Good Way" by Brook Benton & Dinah Washington.

"White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo. #18

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #20

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"Sold Out" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #2

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)

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

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Belafonte at Carnegie Hall" by Harry Belafonte.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Because They're Young" by Duane Eddy.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 21, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

Yet another visit from Royalty as King Bumiphol and Queen Sirikit of Thailand visited the set. (photo)

Elvis received a telephone call from Hawaii to the set. The interviewer was Tom Moffatt who spoke with firstly Colonel Tom Parker and Then Elvis. Elvis mentioned that he was shooting the end scene, this would be the last week of the shoot which would wrap at the end of the week. (audio)

Interview by Tom Moffatt - Elvis Presley
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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       June 22, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 23, 1960, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

No information.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                   June 24, 1960, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Filming continued on "G.I. Blues."

Principal photography for G.I. Blues ended. (photo dates unknown)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             June 25, 1960, (Saturday)

Las Vegas, Nevada.

 Elvis drove to Las Vegas for the weekend, where he reportedly lost $10,000 playing craps and attended shows by Billy Ward and his Dominoes, Della Reese, and Red Skelton. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                 June 26, 1960, (Sunday)

Las Vegas, Nevada.

Colonel Parker celebrated his 51st birthday.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                June 27, 1960 (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Publicity photo shoot for "G.I. Blues." (photo dates unknown)

Having received a test pressing of Elvis' new single, "It's Now or Never," the Colonel let Bill Bullock know in no uncertain terms that the sound was still unsatisfactory and it must be remastered, this forced RCA to delay the record's release.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (singles)

HOT 100:

"Everybody's Somebody's Fool" by Connie Francis.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #22

Honor Roll of Hits: 

"Cathy's Clown" by the Everly Brothers.

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #9

BILLBOARD C&W CHART  (singles)

HOT C&W SIDES:

"Please Help Me, I'm Falling" by Hank Locklin.

BILLBOARD R&B CHART  (singles)

HOT R&B SIDES:

"A Rockin' Good Way" by Brook Benton & Dinah Washington.

"White Silver Sands" by Bill Black's Combo. #8

"Stuck On You" by Elvis Presley. #24

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (LP)

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

"Sold Out" by the Kingston Trio.

"Elvis Is Back!" by Elvis Presley. #2

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)

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

ESSENTIAL INVENTORY ALBUMS (30 weeks or more)

"Belafonte at Carnegie Hall" by Harry Belafonte.

BEST SELLING LOW PRICE STEREO LP'S

"Soul of Spain - Vol. 2" by 101 Strings.

BILLBOARD POP CHART  (EP)

"Because They're Young" by Duane Eddy.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               June 28, 1960, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Publicity photo shoot for "G.I. Blues." (photo dates unknown)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       June 29, 1960, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - Paramount "G.I. Blues".

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

Publicity photo shoot for "G.I. Blues." (photo dates unknown)

After three days of publicity stills, Elvis was finally released by the studio and he flew to St. Louis with Gene Smith, where he

rented a car and drove to Memphis. 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                            June 30, 1960, (Thursday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Elvis arrived in Memphis around 3:00 pm. He spent the evening at home with Vernon, Anita, and Gene Smith and his

wife, Louise.

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