Elvis Aaron Presley "The King of Rock & Roll" died 35 years ago today at age 42.

Elvis Memorial Day is celebrated every year of August 16th. Elvis died suddenly on August 16, 1977. He was born on January 8, 1935. He was a great singer and not to bad of an actor.

A vigil  takes place today at Graceland in Memphis ; this has become the most watched online event.  Take a look at what's happening via the Graceland webcam.