In the 70's, Elvis Presley was extremely popular singer and performer. His music swept the nation, but on August 16th of 1977, his life came to a halt. Elvis had been, according to some close to him, addicted to drugs for many years, which caused him problems such as high blood-pressure, liver damage and glaucoma amount other things. Elvis was to fly to Memphis on the 16th, but he was found in his bathroom and was completely unresponsive. At 3:30 PM that same day, he was announced dead.