Fans celebrate Elvis Presley’s birthday

By Ashley Carter, Digital Media Producer
Last Updated: Sunday, January 08, 2017, 7:10 AM EST

Elvis Presley fans around the world are celebrating “the King” this weekend.

Elvis, who was born in 1935, would have turned 82 years old today.

Graceland, Elvis’ estate located in Memphis, kicked off birthday events on Wednesday.

Events including a “Viva Las Vegas” sing-a-long, Elvis trivia, an auction and a cake-cutting ceremony.

Elvis is known for hits such as “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock” and Heartbreak Hotel.”

Presley was 42 when he died in 1977.