- Elvis Presley died August 16, 1977, at age 42
- 82 of the 252 members of the Rolling Stone list of the 100 greatest artists have died
- The average age of death was 49, the same as Chad, the country with the lowest life expectancy
Prince's autopsy has determined that the artist died of an accidental overdose of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The news comes on the heels of the death of former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza, who collapsed on stage and died in late May.