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Wednesday, 01 October 1958

elvis presley army Private Elvis Presley arrives in Bremerhaven, Germany, where he's greeted by an estimated 1,500 fans. He will remain in Europe for the next 17 months, serving out the remainder of his military tour of duty RolandNote

Friday, 01 October 1965

elvis-presley sm Elvis Presley finishes work on the Paramount movie "Paradise Hawaiian Style" RolandNote

Tuesday, 01 October 1968

elvis-presley sm Elvis Presley attends the funeral for Dewey Phillips, the Memphis disc jockey who first put the singer on the air. Pallbearers include record producer Sam Phillips and Dickey Lee RolandNote

Friday, 01 October 1971

george-jones sm George Jones signs a 10-year recording contract with Epic Records RolandNote
jerry-lee-lewis Jerry Lee Lewis is sued in Memphis by Ann McMahon, a fan who claims he assaulted her verbally and physically during a show at the El Capitan South Supper Club. The Killer denies the allegations RolandNote

Monday, 01 October 1979

Mickey Gilleyjerry-lee-lewis Mickey Gilley flies from Texas to Memphis to encourage his cousin, Jerry Lee Lewis, to clean up his life before he kills himself RolandNote

Tuesday, 01 October 1991

Larry-Gatlin Larry Gatlin performs with his brothers in Bloomington, Minnesota. It's his first concert since vocal surgery in June RolandNote

Sunday, 01 October 1995

george-jones sm Beaumont, Texas, renames a street after George Jones. The avenue runs by the Jefferson Theater, where Jones gave his first show, in 1944 RolandNote

Monday, 01 October 2012

Emmylou-Harris Emmylou Harris, driving a rental car, bumps another auto on Interstate 405 in Los Angeles. She does not exchange insurance info, and the police investigate her for leaving the scene of an accident RolandNote

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