Hollywood star but there's still plenty of mystery and conspiracy theories surrounding his tragic death to this day He died 45 years ago on August 16 - but is Elvis Presley still walking among us? Millions of fans were devastated when the King suddenly left the building for good on August 16, 1977, at the age of 42.
BARBRA STREISAND's A Star Is Born almost co-starred Elvis Presley instead of Kris Kristofferson. However, The King's manager Colonel Tom Parker made ridiculous demands in the proposed contract, which has been unveiled by Graceland archives. Elvis Week is taking place at Graceland this month, marking 45 years since Elvis Presley’s untimely death.
Without Elvis Presley, it’s quite possible The Beatles would have remained a skiffle outfit until the end of their days. The King’s mainstream success aided the development of a worldwide fascination with rock ‘n’ roll, with the Fab Four basing many of their early hits on Presley’s records.
When Elvis Presley died in August 1977, sales of his records immediately went through the roof, with the struggling RCA record plant in Washington, Tyne and Wear, getting an unexpected major boost Much time has elapsed and countless guests have checked in and out of the Heartbreak Hotel since Elvis Presley died this week 45 years ago.
The first elephant sculpture has been named ahead of a charity art trail next summer. March of the Elephants has been organised by St Giles Hospice and will see decorated animals appear across Lichfield, Tamworth and Sutton Coldfield. Patient Christine Hurden picked the name Elvis out of the hat after a number of suggestions had been put forward by staff and visitors to the Whittington-based hospice.
Look at the downright bizarre and ridiculous costumes hundreds of Aussies decided to run notorious race in - as celebrities and characters flock to the iconic City2Surf
Over 60,000 runners took part in the iconic City2Surf on Sunday morning The iconic race was returning after two years off due to the pandemic Celebrities like Candace Warner hit the asphalt for the famous fun run Other entrants included Jesus, Elvis, the Terminator, Luigi and three gorillas
Drag king collective will celebrate "queer art in a truly joyful way" in Hastings - how to get your tickets
Drag king collective are promising a show which is “sizzlingly sexy, silly and cuttingly satirical” in the run-up to Hastings Pride. The Kings of Pecs Hastings Pride volunteer Emma Joliffe said: “This isn’t your standard drag show, or even a traditional drag king show (for those of you wondering, that’s a butch lesbian with quiffed hair & painted on 5 o’clock shadow crooning Elvis hits.)
ELVIS PRESLEY fans have heard everything the King has ever recorded - or have they? An announcement from the King's estate has revealed an upcoming DVD box set that includes not one but seven discs of new content that contain some of the star's biggest unreleased hits from over the years - here's when it hits shelves.
A POLICE officer was cleared of crashing into a driver and injuring him after prosecutors pulled the charge. Stuart Maclennan, 43, was alleged to have driven without due care or attention in Glasgow's Mount Florida on February 14, 2022. Court papers stated that Maclennan was driving a police vehicle with lights and sirens activated when he collided with a Honda vehicle.
Documentary on Elvis Presley’s Riveting ’68 Comeback Special’ Coming From Program’s Director Steve Binder: Exclusive
The documentary, coming in 2023, will take fans behind the turbulent creation of the special that revitalized Presley's career. Hot on the heels of the success of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, the third-highest grossing music biopic since the 1970s, Steve Binder, the Emmy-winning director of Elvis Presley’s electrifying ’68 Comeback Special, is producing a documentary about the experience.
ELVIS PRESLEY broke up with his wife, Priscilla Presley, in 1973, but the couple were still very close. Priscilla later revealed she "never stopped" loving him, even after he died unexpectedly just years after their divorce - an event that left her "wanting to die".
ELVIS family members, who knew The King so intimately they'd spend hours talking with him on his bed upstairs at Graceland, were really frustrated not to be invited to the Elvis movie's Graceland premiere. Elvis' cousin Billy Smith, the last surviving original Memphis Mafia member, is portrayed in the biopic and he and his wife Jo - two of the last people to see the singer alive - feel the lack of invitation was because they're not "sophisticated Hollywood types".
TORONTO - While moviegoers flocked to testosterone epics “Top Gun: Maverick” and the latest “Doctor Strange” over the summer, the head of Cineplex Inc. says he’s certain the romantic comedy is due for a comeback on the big screen. Ellis Jacob, chief executive of Canada’s largest film exhibitor, said he predicts a rosier outlook for biopics, Oscar-worthy dramas and word-of-mouth comedies — all genres that are mid-tier-budget movies.
ELVIS the movie has been lambasted by some of Elvis Presley's close family members, including the last surviving original member of the Memphis Mafia. The King's cousin Billy Smith and his wife Jo, who used to hang out for hours with the star in his Graceland upstairs bedroom and were some of the last people to see him alive, have called the filmmakers behind the biopic "idiots" for "betraying" the music icon who died in 1977 and his parents Vernon and Gladys Presley.
A 54-year-old man has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison after a savage attack on three women at a pub in Weston last year. Mr Cameron Fraser, of Ashleigh Close in Weston, ambushed three women after they enjoyed an Elvis tribute act at The Windsor Castle on Upper Bristol Road.
Elvis biopic has doubled the number of people learning the rock and roll icon’s songs on guitar, according to Fender Play
The Big F’s online guitar learning platform reports a massive spike in demand for tutorials on Jailhouse Rock, Heartbreak Hotel, Burning Love and more Elvis, the new Baz Lurhmann biopic charting the life of the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley, has caused a spike in the number of people seeking to learn how to play his songs on guitar.
ELVIS PRESLEY received a brand new biopic in cinemas earlier this year, but his ex-wife, Priscilla Presley, was not completely on board when she first learned of it. She pointed her nerves at the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, as well as some bigger fears.
ELVIS PRESLEY'S ex-wife Priscilla Presley recently gave an interview about the biopic, Elvis, and recalled how "beautifully" the King was portrayed on the big screen. But she noted it got one lesser-known part of the star absolutely right. She also commented on her portrayal in the movie.
ELVIS PRESLEY turned down an incredible movie role in the late 1970s which would no doubt come back to haunt him. His refusal to be in the movie meant he didn't work with Olivia Newton-John. Despite never working together, they had a powerful connection through music.
People learning Presley's songs have reportedly doubled since the biopic's release Fender has noted a considerable uptick in guitarists learning Elvis Presley songs on their app, Fender Play, since the release of the Baz Luhrmann biopic Elvis in June. The Independent shared that the amount of people seeking out Presley’s songs to learn via the guitar-learning platform has doubled in the wake of Elvis coming out.