Elvis Presley died 35 years ago, on 16 August 1977. 70,000 of his fans will make their annual trip to Graceland where they will hold a candlelight vigil for the King of Rock n Roll.
'It's a duty I've got to fill and I'm going to do it'
Elvis received his draft notice on Friday December 20, 1957, where he was ordered to report for duty on January 20th. At the time he was filming for 'King Creole', his latest movie and applied to defer his duty in order to finish the job.
The deferment was granted and Elvis was inducted March 24, 1958.
We love the man standing behind Elvis in this picture