Pauline Giles, who ran the attempt, held the poor turnout on a combination of bad weather and the credit crunch responsible for the failed bid. "It's been raining all day which puts people off. Things are also a bit tight at the moment so all in all it was a slightly poor show," the Telegraph quoted her as saying. The existing record was set by 147 Australians eight years ago.
London (ANI): An attempt to have the most number of Elvis Presley impersonators bit the dust after only 29 people turned up. Organisers of the event had their fingers crossed to beat a previous world record with 148 people dressed as ''The King'' to sing ''Viva Las Vegas'' at The Ship Inn at Par, Cornwall.