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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                October 1, 1965, (Friday)

MOVIE PRODUCTION: - (Paramount) "Hawaiian Paradise" 

Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, California.

 

Elvis completed dubbing on "Paradise Hawaiian Style" and soon after left for Memphis. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 2, 1965, (Saturday)

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Only You (Can Break My Heart)

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Papa's Got A Brand New Bag

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The 3rd Time Around

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The In Crowd

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"The "In" Crowd" by the Ramsey Lewis Trio.

 

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 3, 1965, (Sunday)

On route to Memphis.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                             October 4, 1965, (Monday)

Elvis and his entourage made the usual stop at the Holiday Inn on Route 66 in Albuquerque. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                           October 5, 1965, (Tuesday)

On route to Memphis.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                    October 6, 1965, (Wednesday)

On route to Memphis.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                         October 7, 1965, (Thursday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

Elvis arrived at Graceland at 11:00 pm., he drove the Dodge Motor Home himself while being followed by a caravan of five

cars. 

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                                October 8, 1965, (Friday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

Marty Lacker sent the Colonel a telegram to announce in cryptic fashion that the "ponies" have arrived home safely.

While Elvis had been away, construction had begun on the Meditation Garden located just beyond the swimming pool. It

has been designed with the Self-Realisation Park in Pacific Palisades in mind, with stained-glass panels, Italian marble

statues, and a fountain with fourteen different sprays and underwater light formations designed and commissioned by Marty Lacker's sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Bernie Grenadier. Work would not be fully completed on the Garden until the end of the year, at a cost of $21,000.

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 9, 1965, (Saturday)

Graceland, 3764 Highway 51 South, Memphis, Tennessee.

 

 

At home for the first time in seven months, Elvis purchased a 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado car. (photo)

 

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1966 Oldsmobile Toronado

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Behind the Tear

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I Want To Do Everything For You

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Before You Go

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by Buck Owens and His Buckaroos.

 

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The In Crowd

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"The "In" Crowd" by the Ramsey Lewis Trio.

 

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In this promotional ad for the new line of RCA Stereo 8 Cartridges, "Girl Happy" can be clearly seen in the catalogue. It was assumed that up to this point, no deal had been made by Colonel Parker with RCA to use Elvis recordings using this format.

Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                          October 10, 1965, (Sunday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                        October 12, 1965, (Tuesday)

Elvis bought a 1966 Electric Glide Harley-Davidson (photo) for $1,941.25 from Taylor Harley-Davidson Sales. He was frequently spotted whizzing around the Graceland grounds during this time on his new motorcycle and on a low-slung go-cart. Priscilla's white CA77 Honda Dream motorcycle bought in April while they were in California was delivered to Memphis. 

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1966 Electric Glide Harley-Davidson

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                 October 13, 1965, (Wednesday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       October 14, 1965, (Thursday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                              October 15, 1965, (Friday)

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Elvis: "A Day in the Life"                                                                                                                       October 16, 1965, (Saturday)

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