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October 20, 1955
Elvis did two shows on this day. First he appeared at the Brooklyn High School Auditorium, Cleveland at 1.30 p.m. This show was put together by Bill Randle, the DJ from of Cleveland. According to Randle there was made a film of this appearance but the footage has never been located.
The second gig that day was at St. Michael's Hall, Cleveland at 8.00 p.m.
Again hosted by Randle and according to him the show was a real success. Elvis broke the strings of his guitar and even smashed it on the floor, while the audience went wild. There was even police assistance to get Elvis out of the hall.

Gladys and Vernon Presley signed a telegram provided by Tom Diskin granting Colonel Parker "sole and exclusive" representation of their son.
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