Calendar: Week of August 14

From an Elvis Presley anniversary to the Pokémon World Championships, 'Sunday Morning' takes a look at some notable

Here's a look at the week ahead on our "Sunday Morning" Calendar:

On Monday, author Danielle Steel celebrates her 70th birthday.

  • ("The Early Show," 09/21/10)
  • (CBS News, 07/16/08)
  • Follow @DanielleSteel on Twitter and Facebook
  • Danielle Steel's latest book is "The Right Time" (Macmillan)

Tuesday sees a special primary election in Alabama to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.

  • Alabama Senate Special Election Release (

Wednesday marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley at his Graceland mansion at the age of 42.

  • (Official site)
  • The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis
  • Graceland (Official site)
  • Follow @VisitGraceland on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
  • 10 fascinating facts about The King
  • How a $4 dollar recording gave birth to Elvis ("CBS Evening News," 01/08/15)
  • Mark Knoller: Covering the death of Elvis ("CBS Evening News," 08/16/07)
  • Almanac: When Nixon met Elvis ("Sunday Morning," 12/21/14)

On Thursday Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis host their Japanese counterparts at a security meeting in Washington.

Friday kicks off the Pokémon World Championships in Anaheim, California -- three days' worth of card trading and video competitions.

  • 2017 Pokémon World Championships, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaherim, Calif. (August 18-20)
  • (CBS News, 07/22/17)
  • (CBS News, 07/15/16)
  • (07/08/16)
  • (CBS News, 07/21/16)

And Saturday is National Aviation Day, a celebration of flight that is held every year on the birthday of aviation pioneer Orville Wright.

  • National Aviation Day, August 19 (First Flight Society)
  • ("Sunday Morning," 05/03/15)
  • ("CBS This Morning," 04/01/13)
  • The Wright Brothers & the Invention of the Aerial Age (Smithsonian)
  • The Wright Brothers at The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan
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