March 4, 1959: Elvis enjoying himself with actress Vera Tschechowa at the Bavaria Film Studios. Photo: private | Possibly one of the best known jackets in Rock and Roll history, worn on the Milton Berle show to perform Hound Dog,
Elvis and Vera Tschechowa in the electric boat on Lake Starnberg - - According to Diego Cortez in Private Elvis, Vera was not thrilled with Elvis' entourage and their overall lack of sophistication. But she apparently had no problem with all the great PR she got from dating the most famous solider in the U.S. Army. Supposedly, Elvis' [sad] expression was based on the fact that he was hungry.