But according to theatre tycoon Bill Kenwright, Elvis, then 23, visited his pal Tommy Steele in 1958. "Elvis flew in for a day and Tommy showed him round London. He showed him the Houses of Parliament and spent the day with him," The Sun quoted him, as saying.
Entertainer Tommy, 71 - regarded in the 50s as the UK's answer to Elvis - said: "It was two young men sharing the same love of their music." [an error occurred while processing this directive]