Sunday (August 16th) marks the 43rd anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Elvis died of a heart attack on August 16th, 1977 at his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 42-years-old. Fans are participating in a modified “Elvis Week” schedule in and around “The King's “Graceland mansion, which complies fully with recommended government protocols on COVID-19 — including a socially distanced candlelight vigil.
Elvis would have turned 85 back on January 8th, and unbelievably, 2020 marks the first year that Elvis Presley has been gone longer than he was alive.
Tragically, this past July 13th, Elvis and Priscilla Presley's only grandson, Lisa Maria Presley's child, Benjamin Keough. Keough shot himself with a shotgun at his home in Calabasas, California. He was 27-years-old.