Newest Stiffs:

  • "Rowdy" Roddy Piper · 61

    April 17th, 1954 — July 30th, 2015

    His final match - "Rowdy" Roddy Piper vs. "Harrowing" Hodgkins Lymphoma didn't really turn out as he had hoped.

  • Theo Bikel

    Theo Bikel · 91

    May 2nd, 1924 — July 21st, 2015

    That should put an end to all that damned fiddling.

  • Omar Sharif

    Omar Sharif · 83

    April 10th, 1932 — July 10th, 2015

    If this guy was so awesome in Lawrence of Arabia and Dr. Zhivago, then why can we only remember him getting crushed in a car compactor in Top Secret? Huh?

  • Ken Stabler

    Ken Stabler · 69

    December 25th, 1945 — July 8th, 2015

    Much less stable-r.

  • Jack Carter

    Jack Carter · 93

    June 24th, 1922 — June 28th, 2015

    You know what is funny about this guy? Nothing. We swear. Nothing whatsoever. He had some comedy shows, but that doesn't help us. Nothing weird or interesting ever happened to him, and we can't even make fun of his name. Today SUCKS.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Matt Hartl

    Matt Hartl

    would have been 39 today
    August 1st, 1976 — August 30th, 1999

    As a redshirt freshman for the Northwestern Wildcats, Matt was used primarily as a blocking back. Henceforth, he will be used primarily as fertilizer.

  • Rob Buck

    Rob Buck

    would have been 57 today
    August 1st, 1958 — December 19th, 2000

    9,999 maniacs on the wall, 9,999 maniacs ...

  • Trevor Berbick

    Trevor Berbick

    would have been 61 today
    August 1st, 1954 — October 27th, 2006

    What's a Berbick?

  • Mohamed Morsi

    Mohamed Morsi · 64

    (b) August 1st, 1951

  • Jim Carroll

    Jim Carroll

    would have been 65 today
    August 1st, 1950 — September 11th, 2009

    4 ups and 1 BIG down.

  • Jerry Garcia

    Jerry Garcia

    would have been 73 today
    August 1st, 1942 — August 9th, 1995

    If there's a Hell, then Jerry's in it, and he has to listen to tape after tape after tape of that endless, noodling garbage. He's dead and we're grateful.

  • Yves St. Laurent

    Yves St. Laurent

    would have been 79 today
    August 1st, 1936 — June 1st, 2008

    Fashionably late.

  • Dom DeLuise

    Dom DeLuise

    would have been 82 today
    August 1st, 1933 — May 5th, 2009

    Dom Dead. Decomposing delightfully. Deadpoolers delirious.

  • Lionel Bart

    Lionel Bart

    would have been 85 today
    August 1st, 1930 — April 3rd, 1999

    Consider yourself dead meat.

  • Lawrence Eagleburger

    Lawrence Eagleburger

    would have been 85 today
    August 1st, 1930 — June 4th, 2011

    Tastes just like chicken.

  • Idi Amin

    Idi Amin

    would have been 90 today
    August 1st, 1925 — August 16th, 2003

    Not a nice man.

  • King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

    King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

    would have been 91 today
    August 1st, 1924 — January 22nd, 2015

    He had 32 children. Hard to believe it wasn't suicide.

  • Arthur Hill

    Arthur Hill

    would have been 93 today
    August 1st, 1922 — October 22nd, 2006

    Owen Marshall: Counselor at rest.

  • Henry Jones

    Henry Jones

    would have been 103 today
    August 1st, 1912 — May 17th, 1999

    Something is happening, but you don't know what it is. Do you, Mr. Jones?

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Tommy Makem

    Tommy Makem · 74

    died 8 years ago today
    November 4th, 1932 — August 1st, 2007

    Not anymore, he don't.

  • Milan Kovacevic

    Milan Kovacevic · 57

    died 17 years ago today
    February 10th, 1941 — August 1st, 1998

    He was a former anesthesiologist and mayor of Prijedor. Not much of a celebrity by our standards, but hey, it's Serbia.

  • Svyatoslav Richter

    Svyatoslav Richter · 82

    died 18 years ago today
    March 20th, 1915 — August 1st, 1997

    Word is he was a mother on the keys.

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