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Fans Celebrate the King's 79th Birthday at Graceland

January 8, 2014
Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley fans have gathered to honor the late rock 'n' roll icon's 79th birthday.

Wednesday's celebration at Graceland, Presley's longtime Memphis home, featured a cake cutting and the singing of "Happy Birthday" by 16-year-old Canadian David Thibault.

Presley was 42 when he died Aug. 16, 1977.

Presley recorded his first song "That's All Right" in 1954. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the recording.

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