The Tragedy of Elvis Presley's Final Years and What Really Happened to His Fortune

Posted on Feb 09, 2017

The King of Rock and Roll went to the stage for the last time on June 26th, 1977 in Indianapolis before his tragic death in Memphis on August 16th. His extensive abuse of illegal substances led to his career spiraling down, along with his health.

1. Elvis Made His Comeback in 1968

Elvis Made His Comeback in 1968
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After his service in the Army and his acting career, Elvis made a comeback in Las Vegas. But the Las Vegas lifestyle took a toll on his marriage since it was so much different from Memphis. Priscilla and Elvis became really distant in the 70s because of their affairs with other people.

2. The Couple Had a Big Fight in 1972

The Couple Had a Big Fight in 1972
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It led to the termination of their marriage one year later, but Elvis moved on quickly. Linda Thomspon, a songwriter and a beauty queen from Memphis, was Elvis's girl of choice and she moved in with him not long after the divorce.

3. "Aloha from Hawaii"

"Aloha from Hawaii"
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"Aloha from Hawaii" was the first concert in history to be broadcasted to the entire world via satellite in 1973. The performance of reached millions of people.

4. He Wore an Eagle Cape at the Performance in Honolulu and It Became a Big Part of His Image

He Wore an Eagle Cape at the Performance in Honolulu and It Became a Big Part of His Image
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