Priscilla Presley shares her initial thoughts on Elvis

Jay Jacobs
August 19, 2017

Elvis died on August 16, 1977 - stunning the world.

Fans from around the world are in Memphis to honor the life and legacy of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.

In his rock and roll-themed restaurant on the main street of Stellarton, Pictou County, Al Muir has a lot of stuff going on.

Priscilla Presley is reflecting on the love of her life - the late Elvis Presley - on the 40th anniversary of his death.

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Elvis Aaron Presley was born January 8, 1935 and was an American singer and actor.

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Elvis' wife of six years, Priscilla, spoke to the crowd saying: "This is the largest anniversary we have ever, ever had, so I want to say thank you all. Elvis's napkin. The napkin he ate with", said Sprung.

Thousands of fans attended a candlelit vigil at his Graceland home in Memphis to pay their respects to the rocker who broke the musical mould and sold a billion records.

Officially Elvis died, at the age of 42, from a heart attack.

"I didn't see him as this movie star or this huge iconic singer", said Priscilla, who was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973.

When Elvis Presley began singing "Can't Help Falling in Love" in front of screaming fans at Market Square Arena, Jackie Thompson took her cue.

The site is a National Historical landmark in the U.S., and it the second-most visited house in America, with 650,000 visitors a year, only behind the White House.

In his hometown of Memphis in Tennessee, fans held a candlelight vigil outside his Graceland estate Tuesday evening.

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