January 8, 1962

Hotel Sahara, Las Vegas, Nv.

TAKES THE CAKE-Rock´n´Roller Elvis Presley of Mem-phis celebrated his 27th birthday digging into this huge cake at the swank Hotel  Sahara in Las Vegas. It was the gift of Elvis´ longtime buddy, Milton Prell, left, a hotelman in the city famed for its glittering entertainment and gambling.Elvis couldn´t be found by newsmen on his birth-day, Jan. 8, but he showed up in Las Vegas a few days later.

Copyright: Memphis Press Scimitar, January 18, 1962