Thousands packed Graceland last night to remember The KING. FOURTY years ago, the world was shocked when a 42 year old, ELVIS Presley passed away. Last night was the first time the Memphis Estate charged fans to enter , to pass by his Grave-site during the Candle light vigil , almost 30 dollars apiece.
Since Presley’s death, devotees of the swivel-hipped, smooth talking performer who was born into poverty in Tupelo, Miss., and became an international star have been flocking to Memphis for Elvis Week, the annual celebration of his life and career. Most fans had their first glimpse of a newly built entertainment complex , replacing old exhibits which focused on Presley’s cars, movies and memorabilia.
Since his death, the estate continues to make Millions. Last year , according to # Celebrity Money , The Elvis Estate earned over 27 million or number 4 in the top ten for Dead Entertainers.