"A Day in the life"
Elvis: "A Day in the Life" November 1, 1960, (Tuesday)
Forty-six-year-old Memphis police inspector Fred Woodward, who had provided personal security and friendship to Elvis since the beginning of his rise to fame, suffered a fatal heart attack while he was supervising schoolchildren at an afternoon Memphis Symphony youth concert at Ellis Auditorium. Elvis rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital as soon as he heard the news and, oblivious to the presence of reporters, attempted to comfort his wife. "He was a great guy, a good friend," he says, obviously distraught. "He was supposed to come out to my house tonight."
RCA released the latest Elvis single: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"/"I Gotta Know." The sleeve used a photograph from the recent session with Don Craven.
Songs: "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"/"I Gotta Know" (RCA 47-7810)
RCA Victor (47-7810)
Elvis: "A Day in the Life" November 2, 1960, (Wednesday)
The Colonel reached an agreement with the Mirisch Brothers production company and United Artists to pay Elvis $500,000 plus 50 percent of the profits on each of the pictures in a two - picture deal.
Hal Wallis had the right to preempt the offer by matching it.
Elvis: "A Day in the Life" November 3, 1960, (Thursday)
Elvis: "A Day in the Life" November 4, 1960, (Friday)
Elvis and his entourage went to the Rainbow Rollerdrome in Memphis. Singer Johnny Horton was killed in a car crash traveling from Texas to Louisiana. Tommy Tomlinson and Tillman Franks were injured.