Imagining What Would Elvis Be Like at 80

The King, who would have turned 80 today, would be close in age to Pop Francis and John McCain.
2:18 | 01/09/15

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Finally, today would have been Elvis Presley's 80th birthday. With his fans celebrating at graceland today, we decided to take a look at the king's endaurks peel from everybody from toddlers to british princes. And what would Elvis look like if he were still alive? Here's ABC's David Wright. ? Reporter: He was the original rock star. Today at graceland -- We're here today obviously to celebrate his 80th birthday. Reporter: Ex-wife prisella, daughter Lisa Marie and his four grandchildren gathered with fans for a hunk a hunk of birthday cake. Eight layers tall. This is what he may have looked like today. Astonishing to think he'd be about the same age as pope Francis or John McCain. ? You ain't nothing but a hound dog ? Reporter: Hound dog would have needed a hip replacement probably. Young enough to perform. Presley was found unconscious in his mansion at about 2:30. Elvis died young. Eight years younger than Michael Jackson. Just two years older than John Lennon when he died. His crib, only second to the white house in visitors each year. Not only has he inspired legions of pretenders to the throne. Also at least one the back seat sing-along a huge hit on youtube. Barbra streisand finally recorded a duet with the king. A posthumous version of "Love me tender." As colonel parker told Ted Koppel an this broadcast many years ago. If Elvis is looking down, I think he's laughing pretty good with what's going on. Assuming he is, let's wish him a very happy birthday. I'm David Wright for "Nightline"

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