Elvis Presley Died 41 Years Ago
The King of Rock n’ Roll- Elvis Presley died 41 years ago. But the fans are still remembering their great singer on the 41st anniversary of his death. So many years have gone by, but his fans gathered from all across the world to honor him.
Yesterday marked a whole 41 years since Elvis Presley left the world. Fans of the singer held flickering candles and walked quietly past his grave. Elvis Presley devotees travel to Memphis, Tennessee each year during the Elvis Week to honor the singer’s life and career. The candlelight vigil is the main event of this week. Mourners from all across the world silently move past his grave. Elvis Presley was finally set to rest at the Meditation Garden at his former home, Graceland. Along with his are the graves of his parents and grandmother.
Elvis Presley died on 16th August 1977. The King of Rock n’ Roll was just 47 years back then. Presley died out of a heart attack, and was found unresponsive on his bathroom floor in Graceland. Ever since that day, his devotes and fans travel to Graceland to honor the legendary actor and singer. Apparently, his home city now draws 500,000 visitors from all across the world annually.
People are still expressing their sorrow even when it has been 41 years since Elvis Presley died. 16th August remains a tragic day for the music industry. On Presley’s 41st death anniversary, the world lost another music legend- Aretha Franklin. As weird and fitting as it is, the King of Rock n’ Roll and the Queen of Soul both passed away on 16th August. And left behind millions of mourning fans.
Twitter has been exploding with reactions of fans who are saddened to lose two of their ultimate favorites on the same day. Despite the 41 years gap between their death days.
— Joyce Peterson (@MemphoNewsLady) August 16, 2018
Elvis Presley "the King of Rock and Roll" died on August 16.
Babe Ruth "the Sultan of Swat" died on August 16.
Robert Johnson "the Grandfather of Rock & Roll" died on August 16.
Aretha Franklin "the Queen of Soul" died on August 16.
— Adam J. Lowy (@AdamJLowy) August 16, 2018
The world, especially the music industry will always remember Elvis Presley on this day. And now Aretha Franklin too.