Did you know that Elvis Presley died on Madonna’s birthday (August 16th)?
Elvis passed away on August 16th 1977, which was the same day as Madonna’s 19th birthday. The King of Rock & Roll was just 42 years of age when he was found on his bathroom floor and he was unable to be revived. Elvis’ death has widely been linked to his years of drug abuse, although there have been several conspiracy theories regarding the topic.
Both Elvis and Madonna have scored major successes on the Billboard Hot 100, on which they notched 108 and 56 entires, respectively. Watch each them perform one of their biggest hits below:
Elvis – ‘Hound Dog’
Madonna – ‘Like a Virgin’