Elvis Presley is one of the most famous figures in American history, so it stands to reason that many people weren't ready to say goodbye to "The King" when he died forty years ago today. But since the reports of his death, people have been very insistent that "Elvis Lives." Many have shown photographs of Elvis-looking people on the streets, and have been quick to share conspiracy theories that they say prove he hasn't "left the building." Forty years later, take a look at the evidence. It might be good for a laugh, or you could become a believer. You never know!
40 years ago today, on August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died of a reported heart attack at the famous Graceland Mansion in Memphis.
Or did he?
Since his death, many have refused to believe that the King is Dead.
Here’s some of the evidence they point to in proving that Elvis continues to walk among us.
This Facebook page's name says it all.
It’s a safe bet that most of the people who follow the page want to believe, but you can judge for yourself based on the evidence you see below.
Are they crackpots, or do they have a point?
Much of the "evidence" they use is circumstantial.
Combined with the photos you’ll see below, they use inconsistencies in reports and such to claim there’s a conspiracy at work to make us think that Elvis is dead.
This evidence isn't the fun stuff. The fun stuff are the pics of the King walking the streets in the days following his death.
I mean, how could Elvis have died that day if he was driving around in a car?
There's a long list of sightings that range from the credible to the, uh, in-credible.
No famous figure has had more people claiming they’re still alive more than Elvis Presley has.
The dude turns up everywhere.