Today (August 16th) marks the 44th 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 currently participating in ongoing “Elvis Week” celebrations in and around “The King's “Graceland mansion. COVID-19 Protocols are in accordance with the current local Shelby County Health Directives.
Elvis would have turned 86 back on January 8th, and unbelievably, 2020 marked the first year that Elvis Presley has been gone longer than he was alive.
Tragically, on July 13th, 2020 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.