Elvis Presley performed his last live show for the next eight years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The show raised $62,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial fund. He bought a $100 ticket for himself then bought dozens more to give to staff and patients at a military hospital.
Elvis Presley helped raise money to build the USS Arizona Memorial.
Surfin’ U.S.A. is the second studio album by The Beach Boys. It reached number two, lasting 78 weeks on the albums chart, eventually being certified gold by the RIAA. The album marks the beginning of the practice to double track vocals, resulting in a fuller sound.