The President of the United States of America Donald trump was posthumously awarded Elvis Presley a medal of Freedom.
This was announced by the publication Variety.
The musician, who died 41 years ago, received the highest civilian award of the United States “for the promotion of American culture among the billions of fans”. Also, the White house said that Elvis two years gave service in the army, despite the fact that gained popularity.
On 1 November it became known that Elvis Presley took second place in the ranking of the stars of show business, works which, after their death brings the Rightsholders high income.
Who is Elvis Presley?The performer, who is called “the king of rock-n-roll”, is listed in the Guinness Book of records as the actor that issued the highest number of albums that became hits – 97. The total circulation of his records exceeded one billion copies. He died on 16 August 1977 at age 42 of a heart attack. Many fans believe that the death was staged. This theme is popular in American mass culture.