Elvis Presley poses for a portrait in 1956. Celebrated as "the king of rock 'n' roll," Elvis' legacy lives on through his fans and his home, Graceland. One of the most famous homes in America, it attracts scores of fans every year. Although Elvis has left the building, he has not left our public consciousness. Take a look back at this multitalented icon, who died on August 16, 1977.
Elvis poses for a family portrait with his parents, Gladys Presley and Vernon Presley, in Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1937.
The rock 'n' roll singer performs in Tampa, Florida, with his brand new Martin D-28 acoustic guitar on July 31, 1955.
Screaming teenage girls watching Elvis in concert.
Elvis rehearses for his performance on "The Milton Berle Show" in Burbank, California, on June 4, 1956.
Presley, as a private in the US Army, receives a shot from at his pre-induction physical on March 26, 1958.