Known as the “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley is a name known by most.
Today marks 40 years since the legendary singer and actor Elvis Presley has passed away due to heart attack. Elvis passed away on the 16th of August, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S aged 42.
He was born on 8th of January, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S. He grew to fame with his song ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ and grew ever since. Over his career, he won 3 Grammy awards and acted in films such as ‘Jailhouse Rock’ (1957) and ‘Love Me Tender’ (1956).
Many fans took to social media to express their thoughts and feelings.
Unbelievably it’s been 40 years ago today that #ElvisPresley died. The legend will live on thanks to the music he left us pic.twitter.com/lMv2YZGb1F
— Trevor Campbell ? (@TrevCampbell) August 15, 2017
#Elvis #ScottyMoore #BillBlack Pic – June 21, 1955. #elvispresley #ElvisWeek #ElvisWeek17 #Graceland #Memphis #SunRecords #ThatsAlrightMama pic.twitter.com/TACI3V9XdV
— Roy Orbison Jr (@Royorbisonjr) August 15, 2017
“Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.” – #ElvisPresley pic.twitter.com/1Sl26DJ4x9
— King Elvis Presley (@InfoPresley) August 16, 2017