January 8 agenda: Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration

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Friday's selection: Elvis 75th birthday, a fashion event in Rio de Janeiro and the London International Boat show opens in the UK capital.

Fashion Rio
January 8-13
Rio, Brazil

Brazil is gearing up for one of the most important events on the country's yearly fashion calendar. Especially after the spectacular Fashion Rocks showcase in October, Rio de Janeiro is ready to prove to the world that Brazil can not only produce beautiful models but also beautiful designs. A schedule of fashion shows can already be accessed online.



London International Boat Show
January 8-17
London, UK

London's boat show is the first major show of the year, predicted to welcome 122,000 guests to see some 400 exhibitors. It is London's 56th annual show and aims to cater to all tastes - from the "Boating on a budget" exhibit to the "Sunseeker Champagne Bar."



Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration in the USA
January 8-10
Various venues

If Elvis were still alive, he would turn 75 on January 8, 2010. So the party plans are starting with several events planned to commemorate the date, including a CD package, special concerts at Graceland in Memphis, and a Cirque du Soleil tribute show in Las Vegas. The Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration 2010 happens in Graceland and other venues throughout Memphis, Tennessee.