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Elvis went to the Traffic Violations Bureau in Memphis to pay his March 8 speeding ticket.
RCA released Elvis´ first album "Elvis Presley". The LP entered Billboard´s Best-Selling Pop Albums chart at #11. Within 6 weeks, it reached nummber one, remaining at the top for 10 weeks.The total stay stay on the chart was 49 weeks. It was the first album in history to sell one million copies. Certification as a million-seller was made by RIAA on November 1,1966.
There was an Ice show at Ellis again, a performance for Negroes, where Elvis shortly conducted the orchestra with a lighted baton.
Principal photography on Fun In Acapulco was completed. The Colonel threw a party for cast and crew.
Principal photography for Live A Little, Love A Little, began.
Elvis performed at the Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Elvis returned to the RCA studio for rehearsals for the Las Vegas show and he worked from 9.00 p.m. to 3.00 a.m.