Cold Elvis Presley Fans Celebrate His Birthday In Memphis

Elvis Presley fans have gathered at Graceland in sub-freezing temperatures to celebrate what would have been the late singer’s 80th birthday.

Priscilla Presley, who was married to the rock ‘n’ roll icon, and their daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, joined fans from around the world for a cake-cutting ceremony Thursday outside Graceland, Elvis’ longtime Memphis home. They also sang “Happy Birthday” in 15-degree weather.

Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley thanked fans for braving the cold weather and keeping the singer’s legacy alive.

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During the 80th birthday celebration for her late ex-husband Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn.

Elvis Presley was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He moved to Memphis with his parents at age 13. He died Aug. 16, 1977 in Memphis at age 42.