Happy Birthday, Elvis!

He was born on this day 81 years ago and the world was never the same.

Elvis Presley’s road to iconic status often brought him to San Antonio. In fact he played here 3 times in 1956.

He returned in the 1970s for shows at Hemisfair Arena. In fact, parts of his 1972 concert film Elvis On Tour were filmed there.

Elvis last performed in the Alamo City in August of 1976. Less than a year before he died at the age of 42.