On January 8, 1935, a future "king" was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. To celebrate what would have been Elvis Presley's 80th birthday today, we mapped out a timeline of events that shaped the King of Rock 'n' Roll's life from his humble beginnings to his early hit-making days and rise and tragic demise as one of pop culture's most influential artists.
Elvis Presley Collectibles Up for Auction (PHOTOS)
If you could own a collectible from The King, what would it be? On May 15 - 16, a vast array of Elvis Presley's personal and professional items will be up for sale.