The king is dead, long live the king. It’s a sad day for Elvis Presley fans. The King of Rock & Roll passed away on this day in 1977 at the age of 42, although there remain plenty of hardcore fans and conspiracy theorists who believe he still walks among us. But we’re pretty sure that Elvis has left the building…
TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION
How many Billboard number 1 hits did Elvis have?
Watch Elvis the Pelvis do his thing in “Jailhouse Rock,” widely considered to be the first music video.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
PHOTOS OF THE DAY
Elvis is all over the American Treasure Tour. Here’s a small sampling.