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Elvis Sightings

Elvis Sightings

Elvis Presley's impact in contemporary culture can be seen every day throughout the world. Have you experienced any Elvis sightings on your favorite TV show, movie, magazine, book, play or any other cultural or social event? We feel it’s worth sharing.

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Elvis Sighting in Poland
Elvis sighting at Hard Rock Café in Gdansk, Poland!
Friday, 25 June 2021
Elvis Sighting @ Craft Store
Elvis sighting in Thornton, Colorado at a Craft DIY store.
Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Elvis sighting
UOG (The Howard Center) ob/gyn has a Mother's Day giveaway yearly and this year their first clue is Jailhouse Rock by Elvis. 
Monday, 19 April 2021
Elvis sighting

Las Vegas Review Journal featured a story of Elvis's first appearance in Las Vegas in 1956. The story started on the front page: Elvis played to a room of an older crowd who did not know who Elvis was and he wasn't received very well .  Colonel Tom salvaged the show the next week by holding an afternoon concert for teens, charging $1 for admission and a free coke. Colonel Tom was in the lobby selling Elvis photos for 25 cents. The show was a smash!

Monday, 19 April 2021
Family Ties

I was sitting watching a episode of Family Ties and saw 2 posters of Elvis in Alex's school radio station.  One was a drawing of Elvis in multi concerts poses and the other was a younger picture with a newspaper headline reading Elvis Presley dies at age 42. 

Monday, 12 April 2021
Godzilla vs Kong
Elvis' "Loving Arms" is in the Godzilla Vs Kong movie!  DJ JXL created the soundtrack - his name is familar because he also remixed Elvis' "Little Less Conversation"
Thursday, 01 April 2021
Hologram Elvis in Blade Runner 2049

In the movie, Blade Runner 2049, there is a 3 minute scene in which Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling are fighting in the lounge of an old, abandoned hotel in Las Vegas. In the background Elvis is performing on stage with his band and the Sweet Inspirations. He dances and sings Suspicious Minds and Can't Help Falling In Love while wearing the white Concho jumpsuit.


Friday, 26 March 2021
Elvis and Big Momma Thornton
This article was in the Smithsonian Magazine.   A tribute to Elvis and Big Momma Thornton.
Monday, 22 March 2021
Elvis sighting at dinner

My mom, Janet, was at dinner with a friend and she sent me this picture because she knows Elvis is my favorite. This was taken at a restaurant called Grady's that is located in Roseville, Michigan. My name is Rachelle and I'm from Warren, Michigan. I've been an Elvis fan since I was young, and it really stuck when I watched Lilo and Stitch and asked my mom if I've ever heard of this "Elvis guy". Since then, I've been all about Elvis and I'm always on the lookout for anything related   We even named our dog Presley.

Friday, 19 March 2021
Sunday Today with Willie Geist
On Sunday Today with Willie Geist, Willie had a segment on how vinyl records were spiking in sales. One of the record covers that was highlighted was an Elvis album. 
Monday, 15 March 2021
Elvis mentioned on the Dobie Gillis show
I was watching the reruns of Dobie Gillis show on Amazon's prime. Tuesday Weld reading a magazine mention how Elvis sang the blue bird of happines. Dobie went on to sing 'love me tender' on the show. Dobie Gillis is played by Dwayne Hickman.  The show aired November 10 1959. 
Friday, 12 March 2021
Coach. The TV show
Luther bought the Elvis suit from Viva Las Vegas at an auction & was dancing in it with Mimi from the Drew Carey show, who wore a Red wig & was pretending to be Ann Margaret.
Thursday, 11 March 2021
Elvis sighting
I saw this on Ellen's game of games . It was on the bonus round . Ellen asked who is a natural blonde? The contestant said Marilyn Monroe, of course he was wrong . It was Elvis !!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Magazine Sighting
Tallahassee Magazine published an ad for a local Tallahassee, FL restaurant with a burger named for Elvis.
Saturday, 20 February 2021
Elvis sighting on Wheel of Fortune
Tonight on Wheel of Fortune one of the puzzles was song lyrics and the lyrics were "I'm going to Graceland, Graceland"  from the song Graceland by Paul Simon.
Thursday, 18 February 2021
Elvis Dance Medley
I am such an Elvis fan and have been since I was 8 years old! So this year I decided I was going to have my 6-10 year old dance team to dance to Elvis!! Everyone that gets in my car doesn't change my radio station it is always on Elvis
Saturday, 13 February 2021
McGyver TV Show
Jerry from Hawaii Five O was a guest on there.  At the end of the show when he was leaving he said "Got to follow that dream where ever the dream may lead. So I'll see you on the flip side. God Bless the King!"
Saturday, 13 February 2021
Bern-in Love

Nation wide pet insurance Picture "A Hunk of Bern-in Love"


Wednesday, 03 February 2021
Elvis' Graceland on the Weather Channel
We saw Graceland on the Weather Channel!
Friday, 22 January 2021
Elvis on CBS Sunday Morning
During the January 3 CBS Sunday Morning program Barry Gibb from the Bee Gees talks about making an album in Studio B, where Elvis also recorded!
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Elvis on Master Minds Game Show
Here's a screenshot taken while I was watching the game show Master Minds.  The question was about Elvis' Grammy’s - and the winning answer was Gospel! 
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
US Figure Skating Championship
Yarosiavi Paniot Skated to Elvis Medley and was awarded 4th place.
Monday, 18 January 2021
Jeopardy final question

Today's Final Jeopardy question (1/ 11/2021) in the category “1960s ... from a 1964 movie can be translated from Spanish as “long live the meadows” ... As for the translation, “Viva” is of course “ long live. The correct reply was "what is Viva Las Vegas?"

Monday, 11 January 2021
Plugger Comic

I submitted an idea for the Plugger comic strip, A Plugger makes at least one pilgrimage to Graceland in his lifetime...

It ran today.

Friday, 08 January 2021
King Cryolophosaurus (From the Dinosaur Train)
While watching The Dinosaur Train with my grand daughter, I heard a very familiar sound.  A likeness of the King.  This is what I found.  No... Waay! 
Thursday, 31 December 2020
How Elvis Helped America Eradicate Polio
Two very popular magazines Politico and Smithsonian ran the story of how Elvis Presley played a huge role in eradicating Polio from the US soil. 
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Elvis, Polio and Politico

I know there have been a lot of sightings of the famous photo of Elvis getting the polio vaccine, but the on-line magazine Politico ran a whole article about it, putting his public sevice in a full context then and now. In addition to the famous vaccine photo, it also includes a photo I'd never seen before of Elvis visiting with two young girls who were victims of the disease.

Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Natural Beauty Fence in Wantagh, New York
The owner makes homemade wood signs using scrap fence wood, made this Elvis sign because he's a huge fan. Asked him what the theme was, he said every single on it would make him turn up the radio!
Saturday, 19 December 2020
Elvis mentioned by Rita Moreno
Today on CBS This Morning, a clip was shown of an interview with Rita Moreno.  She said she would be willing to get the covid vaccine publicly as an example to the Latinx community.  She said she thought it was great when Elvis was photographed getting a polio shot.  The clip ended with Rita saying that she had dated Elvis!
Friday, 18 December 2020
Elvis mentioned in Queen's Gambit
While in Mexico City, a fellow chess player asked about drive-in movies, were they real.  He mentioned Elvis movies and some others.  
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Elvis is mentioned on Duck Dynasty
Monday, 14 December 2020
Crosby, MN Hospital
Posted at out local hospital in Crosby, MN
Friday, 11 December 2020
Elvis mentioned on TCM

I was watching Turner Classic Movies on December 6:  Eddie Muller, the host of Noir Alley, was talking about Steve Cochran, the star of "Tomorrow is Another Day" in his remarks before the showing of the movie.  He described Steve Cochran as "the Elvis of noir"!

Sunday, 06 December 2020
Elvis sighting on Family Feud
I was watching family feud tonight and they asked a question what famous singer in heaven would’ve made $75 million this year and of course Elvis was on there!!😁
Friday, 04 December 2020
Elvis sighting
Elvis latte at Kiss Me Coffee in Prudenville, Michigan.  Had it and loved it.  
Thursday, 03 December 2020
Elvis on a game show
I was watching 25 words or less and one of the words the contestant had to say was Elvis and he said Presley and the other contestant got the word.
Friday, 27 November 2020
National Corvette Museum Bowling Green,Kentucky
I was at the National Corvette Museum. They had an exhibit on Movies the featured Chevrolet and Corvettes. They had movie posters such as Corvette Summer, American Graffiti and one I was surprised to see the movie poster from the Movie Clambake. I knew about Elvis love of cars. And my love of Elvis, it was a great surprise to see.
Thursday, 26 November 2020
Schitt$ Creek
David Rose (Dan Levy) wearing "Love me Tender" shirt while eating in the Diner. 
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Elvis mentioned in a book and TV Guide

I am currently reading a 2007 novel by Jan Karon titled "Home to Holly Springs".  The book is set in Mississippi.  On page 217, a retired railroad conductor tells another character that Elvis used to travel on his train from time to time and that he once ate 4 BBQ sandwiches and left a $100 bill.

In the Holiday Preview TV Guide, the #1 What's Worth Watching pick is the documentary "Elvis: Are You Lonesome Tonight?" airing on Reelz  on Nov 28.  The article is accompanied by a half-page photo of Elvis standing beside one of his cars (a Rolls-Royce, I believe).


Monday, 23 November 2020
Elvis sightings on Lifetime movie

I was watching a movie called "A Christmas Wish" with Hilarie Buton. Her family all decorated gingerbread cookies. They have a completion. Her sister,  in the movie chose Elvis😊

here is picture of her Elvis Cookie . She said she liked the traditional white jumpsuit.

Friday, 20 November 2020
Tinkercad introduction
Elvis is in the building! Or software! In Tinkercad behind a curtain during a tutorial. It's free and fun to tinker with! Micah from Dallas.
Sunday, 15 November 2020
Texas Country Reporter RFD Network
Spinning Jenny's record shop in Shamrock,Tx on Route 66,there is a "king Creole" album on the wall and Elvis painting on the outside of the building.
Saturday, 14 November 2020
In a Woman's World magazine
I was flipping through this magazine when I saw Elvis and Debra Paget picture talking about Elvis’ first movie this week in 1956
Monday, 09 November 2020
Ghost Adventures Episode
Spotted Elvis on an episode of Ghost Adventures
Friday, 30 October 2020
Downtown Laurel, MS
The shops in downtown Laurel have decorated for Fall/Halloween. One of the shops have Elvis standing outside their shop. Not the best likeness, but, Elvis just the same🤣
Wednesday, 28 October 2020
On Family Feud
The prompt: "A man can’t be an Elvis Impersonator if he doesn’t have"
Monday, 26 October 2020
Lee’s Diner in Hammond, Louisiana
Lee’s is a 50’s style diner and they have wonderful artwork on the walls. One of their largest is this picture of Elvis.
Monday, 26 October 2020
Elvis Sighting
My personalized license plate. I've had this for 26 years now!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Steffon Diggs
Steffon Diggs is famous for his plays and his cleats! Here's a pic of his Elvis-themed cleats!
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Bon Jovi!
During CBS Sunday Morning segment on Bon Jovi, they showed his studio and you can see the Elvis album on the wall behind him!
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Kelly Clarkson Show
Kelly was waring an Elvis T-shirt on her show!
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Elvis Art Downtown Memphis
New art near Grind City Brewery in Memphis.  Created by @TZKey on Instagram.  Elvis is featured in the daylight but at night the art glows with lryics from his songs under blacklight. 
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Elvis sighting

Elvis sighting in a Women's World. I was flipping through this magazine and saw Elvis' name . 

Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Elvis Sighting at the Louisville Zoo
ELVIS sighting on a pumpkin at the Louisville Zoo tonight!!  Awesome art!!!
Friday, 09 October 2020
Elvis Sighting on Family Feud
Tonight on Family Feud, the question was: Name a singer in Heaven who probably made 75 million dollars last year.  I'm not sure I saw this episode before, or if I just knew Elvis had to be up there! 
Thursday, 08 October 2020
Elvis on amazon viedo
While watching a movie on tv I heard a small clip of someone singing in the movie it sounded like Elvis. At the end of the movie it listed Elvis singing a few seconds of 'bosom of Abraham'. In the movie Troop Zero. 
Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Elvis comercial de carro TV do Brasil

Comercial lindo da fábrica de carro no Brasil com dizer a lenda se superou,estrelando Elvis, super emocionante. 

Beautiful commercial of the car factory in Brazil with the legend saying it has overcome, starring Elvis, super exciting.

Sunday, 04 October 2020
Elvis on The Office sighting
Season 5 Episode 2 during a meeting there is a picture of Elvis behind Michael Scott.
Monday, 28 September 2020