11 November 2018, 02:14 – REGNUM Famous American singer Elvis Presley received the Presidential Freedom Medal – the highest honor of the United States for posthumous civilians. Statement on this published by the press service of the presidential administration Donald Trump.
Note that the "king of rock and roll" has become the personification of American culture for billions of fans around the world. Even 40 years after Presley's death, "the everlasting American icon" remains.
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The solemn ceremony will be held on November 16th. The Presidential Medal of Freedom has been honored for a special contribution to the security and protection of US national interests, as well as for merit in the field of culture and other fields.
As reported IA REGNUM, Elvis Presley (1935-1977) ranks second in the late celebrity rankings, whose work brings the highest incomes – in 2017, the singer "earned" $ 40 million Michael Jackson, his legacy has brought in $ 400 million
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