Elvis Presley fans around the world are marked what would have been the King of Rock and Roll’s 80th birthday. Elvis’ ex-wife Priscilla Presley joined officials from Memphis and Shelby, County, Tennessee for the annual Elvis Presley proclamation. The ceremony also included a special birthday cake-cutting. Fans returned to the website to big on items during a steaming auction at Graceland, featuring the sale of Elvis memorabilia.
In addition, the Memphis Grizzlies honored Presley at their game against the L.A. Lakers. The NBA team’s “Elvis Night” included Presley videos, trivia, and music along with a halftime performance from Shawn Klush, the 2007 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner. A new website devoted to Presley also launched. ElvisTheMusic.com features news, music, and other information on Elvis’ career.