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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           October 1, 1963, (Tuesday)

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RCA released Elvis' newest soundtrack single: "Bossa Nova Baby"/"Witchcraft" (RCA 47-8243) The sleeve used a publicity photograph from the movie; "Fun in Acapulco"

 

Songs: "Bossa Nova Baby"/"Witchcraft"

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RCA Victor (47-8243)

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    October 2, 1963, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 3, 1963, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                               October 4, 1963, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 5, 1963, (Saturday)

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Blue Velvet

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"Monkey-Shine" by Bill Black & His Combo. #66

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"Blue Velvet" by Wayne/Morris.

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My Son. The Nut

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"My Son, The Nut" by Allan Sherman.

"Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 3" by Elvis Presley. #12

"It Happened at the World's Fair" by Elvis Presley. #148

 

"Devil in Disguise" was number one in Holland.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 6, 1963, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           October 7, 1963, (Monday)

Elvis reported once again to the M.G.M. Studio in Hollywood for pre-production on "Kissin' Cousins".

 

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

For the next few days Elvis worked on both choreography and script rehearsals. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 8, 1963, (Tuesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

Rehearsals continued and Elvis was fitted for a blond wig for his role as a twin. He played the role of both twins and Lance

LeGault doubled for scenes that required both twins to appear at the same time. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    October 9, 1963, (Wednesday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

Rehearsals continued. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       October 10, 1963, (Thursday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

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SOUNDTRACK OVERDUB RECORDING SESSION: - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

M.G.M. Soundstage - Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

Producer(s): Gene Nelson.

Engineer: Fred Mulculpin.

Musicians: Vocals: Elvis Presley

Soundtrack recording for "Kissin' Cousins" continued as Elvis overdubbed his vocals on the backing tracks that were recorded in Nashville earlier. 

Songs recorded: "Once Is Enough", "Catchin' On Fast", "Anyone (could fall in love with You)", "Smokey Mountain Boy", "There's Gold in the Mountains", "One Boy, Two Little Girls", "Kissin' Cousins", "Barefoot Ballad", "Kissin' Cousins (No. 2", "Tender Feeling" (audio)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 11, 1963, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

No information. 

Vernon received a letter from the Citizens National Bank regarding their financing for the purchase of the 1964 Rolls

Royce car. They were looking for insurance information that covered the bank's loan. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                      October 12, 1963, (Saturday)

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MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California.

 

 

No information. 

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My Son. The Nut

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"My Son, The Nut" by Allan Sherman.

"Elvis' Golden Records, Vol. 3" by Elvis Presley. #9

"It Happened at the World's Fair" by Elvis Presley. #141

 

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"Devil in Disguise" remained at number one in Holland. While in Ireland, local artist Brendan Bowyer remained at number one with the Elvis tune "Kiss Me Quick."

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 13, 1963, (Sunday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Big Bear Valley, California.

 

 

The film's cast and crew traveled about a hundred miles east of Los Angeles to the town of Big Bear in the San Bernardino

Mountains. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 14, 1963, (Monday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION - (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) "Kissin' Cousins"

Big Bear Valley, California.

 

 

Location shooting for "Kissin' Cousins" began.

 

Vernon replied to the Citizens National Bank enquiry a few days earlier. He assured them that the Rolls Royce car policy was now in order.