Elvis Presley, often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll," was a transformative figure in 20th-century music and popular culture. Born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, Presley rose to fame in the mid-1950s with his dynamic voice, charismatic stage presence, and fusion of various musical styles, including rock, country, and blues. His groundbreaking hits, such as "Heartbreak Hotel," "Hound Dog," and "Jailhouse Rock," captivated audiences and set the stage for the rock and roll revolution. Beyond his music career, Elvis became a cultural icon, known for his distinctive fashion, rebellious image, and contributions to film and television.