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August 16, 1977: Elvis Presley Dies

Elvis Presley's death on August 16, 1977, saddened the world. After a long battle with health problems, the king of rock 'n' roll had fallen.

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  • 10 Bands Named After Places
    10 Bands Named After Places

    Some musicians love a place so much they name their band after it. See our list of 10 bands named after places. Can you guess what bands made the list? See more »

  • 5 Questions That Still Linger After Michael Jackson's Death
    5 Questions That Still Linger After Michael Jackson's Death

    Known as the King of Pop and beloved by millions, Michael Jackson died at his home in California on June 25, 2009. Though his heart failure was ruled a homicide, questions still linger after his death. See more »

  • August 16, 1977: Elvis Presley Dies
    August 16, 1977: Elvis Presley Dies

    Elvis Presley's death on August 16, 1977, saddened the world. After a long battle with health problems, the king of rock 'n' roll had fallen. See more »

  • Celebrity Challenge: Beatles
    Celebrity Challenge: Beatles

    The Beatles. The name alone conjures up images of mop tops, yellow submarines, meter maids and walruses. The Fab Four are arguably the most renowned and influential rock band to ever strap on guitars. See more »

  • Celebrity Challenge: Elvis
    Celebrity Challenge: Elvis

    He's the king of rock and roll to most everyone on the planet. But just how well do you really know Elvis Presley? Find out how your Elvis (mutton) chops rate in just a few short clicks. See more »

  • Celebrity Challenge: Pop Music Quiz
    Celebrity Challenge: Pop Music Quiz

    Shun college radio? If you love nothing but the Top 40 over and over again, then we've got some trivia for you. See if you know what goes on behind the music with this Pop Music Quiz. See more »

  • Summer Songs Quiz
    Summer Songs Quiz

    Are you ready for hot fun in the summertime because school’s out and it’s time for a surfin’ safari? Then take our lazy-hazy-crazy days of summer quiz to test your knowledge of the aforementioned summer songs and more. See more »

  • The Ultimate They Might Be Giants Quiz
    The Ultimate They Might Be Giants Quiz

    Beloved by kids and nerds alike, They Might Be Giants has been making wacky music since 1982. But even if you're not a total TMBG freak, you might know the answers to some of these questions. Take a shot -- you could learn something! See more »

  • The Ultimate Weezer Quiz
    The Ultimate Weezer Quiz

    You don't have to be a geek to love Weezer, but that does seem to be a big chunk of the band's fan base. It doesn't hurt that enigmatic frontman Rivers Cuomo looks (and acts, and sings, and writes) the part so perfectly, right down to his hard-won Harvard degree. From "The Sweater Song" to "Pork and Beans," how much do you know about Weezer? See more »

  • The Ultimate Weird Al Yankovic Quiz
    The Ultimate Weird Al Yankovic Quiz

    The first memory many of us have of Weird Al Yankovic is the video for "Eat It," his shot-for-shot remake of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" video. Years later, he's still trucking, churning out his signature food-themed song parodies. Test your knowledge of this curly-haired, Hawaiian-shirt-wearing wild man. See more »

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