The Atlanta Boy Choir sings a musical selection near a painting of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., at Georgia’s 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday tribute at the state Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Georgia's top elected officials joined members of the family of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of the civil rights icon's birthday. King's actual birthday is Jan. 15. The Georgia native, who was born in Atlanta, would have been 83 years old.