It's hard to believe it's been 40 years (8/16/1977) since the death of superstar entertainer Elvis Presley at his Memphis, Tennessee home. He was only 42 years old.

I was 15 at the time. I remember having the news on and mom getting home from buying groceries and telling her what had happened. At first she didn't believe me.

For the next several days that was the big topic of conversation all across the country, if not the world. The King, as he was called, was no more.

Here's how NBC's 'Huntley-Brinkley Reportbroke the news to the nation.

Source: YouTube/Keith Smith

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