Elvis Presley through the years
Elvis Presley's abrupt death on Aug. 16, 1977 shocked legions of fans still mesmerized today by his singing, sex appeal and on-stage charisma. Here are photos of the iconic singer through the years.
Elvis Presley tries on clothes at Lansky's Men's Store in Memphis, Tenn. Helping him is Bernard Lansky whose family ran the shop on Beale Street. Presley bought clothes at Lansky's throughout his career.
Rock and roll star Elvis Presley plays with his puppy Sweet Pea after a brief fistfight with two filling station attendants, one of whom received a black eye. (Oct. 18, 1956)
This is a photo from the film "Jailhouse Rock" in which Elvis Presley plays a convict who becomes a rock star.
Elvis Presley poses with wife Priscilla and daughter Lisa Marie, in a room at Baptist hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 1968)
The nation's new 50-star flag makes its film debut as a backdrop for a movie by Paramount Pictures. Far too large ever to be flown, the 21-by-42 silk flag with 14-inch stars and 18-inch wide stripes was made up for this scene starring Elvis Presley, left center, in Hal Wallis' "G.I. Blues". (July 4, 1960)
Elvis Presley is shown performing in this undated photo at an unknown location.
Singer Elvis Presley and his bride, the former Priscilla Beaulieu, are shown at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., after their wedding on May 1, 1967. Presley, 32, and Beaulieu, 21, both from Memphis, Tenn., met while he was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army.
Although the real Elvis may have left the building, Elvis impersonator Steve Charles will be performing at Prime Catch in Rockville Centre on Aug. 31. (May 23, 1977)