In , Diana Goodman would be crowned a pageant queen and fall in love with the King. Before Goodman made her mark on television, she was involved in a passionate affair with Elvis Presley that ended in heartbreak. The thenyear-old first met Presley shortly after she became Miss Georgia in and was visiting Memphis on a media trip for the pageant. Diana Goodman left as Miss Georgia. Courtesy of the author. I think she always felt that he truly held love in his heart for her.
A Date with Elvis
Elvis' Women: Shelley Fabares
Her previous film, Bye Bye Birdie , released just three months before she reported for work on Viva Las Vegas , made her an instant star. In her autobiography, Ann-Margret recalled her introduction to Elvis Presley:. In the background, a few of his guys hung around observing their boss, a ritual I would soon come to expect. Under the watchful gaze of director George Sidney, a studio photographer snapped shots of what the film company executives figured would be a historic moment. I reached out my hand and he shook it gently.
Priscilla Presley on Elvis relationship: 'Our marriage was very important to him'
Like many young men, Elvis Presley longed to surround himself with gorgeous, glamorous women who adored him. Unlike most, he had the opportunity to do exactly that. The singer was linked to a number of high-profile beauties during his short life, and those who have remembered him publicly have generally done so with affection. Elvis married just once, to a young woman he had courted for nearly eight years. As is well known, he met year-old Priscilla Beaulieu during his stint in the Army, while serving in Germany.
The two met when Sir Tom just came into the picture. The relationship of Sir Tom and Elvis Presley was a big part of the artistic life of Sir Tom, and Priscilla was possibly also interested in their relationship. Yet now both stars are not together anymore, could there have been sparks from a long time ago? Sir Tom was reportedly seen moving into a cab in with Priscilla. He stated, however, that he had no intentions to marry again and nothing is going on between the two of them.