Hilo Hattie (October 1901 – December was born Clarissa "Clara" Haili in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a Hawaiian singer, hula dancer, actress and comedienne of Native Hawaiian ancestry. Grandma had danced with her.
December 1956 Elvis donated toys for the children of Marines from poor families. And in April of next year it will be the first contributor to a charity of Memphis “Coffee Day for Crippled Children”. He was so generous
After two hours of opening acts (during which time he grapples with a severe case of stage fright), Elvis Presley debuts his new Vegas show at the International Hotel, his first formal live stage appearance since
44 years ago tonight out in Las Vegas Nevada; Kirk Kirkorian has contracted. Elvis Presley to play a month of shows at his then New Hotel off the strip called International! It was thought that Elvis had lost something during his movie years; but a recent television special showed he had more to offer! Whereas Viva Las Vegas subsequently began the hiatus of 3 years of non soundtrack recordings; the How Great Thou Art sessions in May 1966 showed he was ready for new challenges; but not until…