July 19 - 1970

JAT Publishing announced the release of "Elvis 1970 In The Dome" a 208 page photo-book on the six performances Elvis Presley did in the Houston Astrodome between February 27th. and March 1, 1970. The book contains 160 pictures in color and comes with a DVD featuring the unedited press-conference for the show.

Poncie Ponce Died

Poncie Ponce, the Maui native who played a wise-cracking cab driver Kazuo "Kim" Quisado on the 1960s ABC TV detective series Hawaiian Eye, the first network series to be set in the 50th state, has died. He was 80. The TV show led to parts in a handful of films, most notably as part of a stock car racing pit crew on Elvis Presley's team in the 1968 movie 'Speedway'. 

(Source: FECC / Elvis Information Network)