Newest Stiffs:

  • Prince

    Prince · 57

    June 7th, 1958 — April 21st, 2016

    Life is just a party, and parties weren't meant to last.

  • Chyna

    Chyna · 45

    December 27th, 1970 — April 20th, 2016

    She wrestled chicks, filmed with dicks, and now she's on the river Styx.

  • Doris Roberts

    Doris Roberts · 90

    November 4th, 1925 — April 18th, 2016

    Everybody mourns, Raymond.

  • David Gest

    David Gest · 62

    May 11th, 1953 — April 11th, 2016

    Gest wrong.

  • Merle Haggard

    Merle Haggard · 79

    April 6th, 1937 — April 6th, 2016

    The Okie from Muskogee has gone Croakie.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Top Jimmy

    Top Jimmy

    would have been 62 today
    May 1st, 1954 — May 13th, 2001


  • John Woo

    John Woo · 70

    (b) May 1st, 1946

  • Abu Nidal

    Abu Nidal

    would have been 79 today
    May 1st, 1937 — August 16th, 2002

    They say he was a terrorist mastermind and leader of the Fatah Revolutionary Council, but we'll always remember him as the lovable convenience store clerk from The Simpsons.

  • Sonny James

    Sonny James

    would have been 87 today
    May 1st, 1929 — February 22nd, 2016

    The gentleman has gone south.

  • Karolj Seles

    Karolj Seles

    would have been 90 today
    May 1st, 1926 — May 14th, 1998

    The King of the Yugoslavian tennis-Dad editorial cartoonists is toast.

  • Scott Carpenter

    Scott Carpenter

    would have been 91 today
    May 1st, 1925 — October 10th, 2013

    He spent a total of 4 hours and 56 minutes in space. When you think about it, that's only 4 hours and 56 minutes more than YOU spent in space. Big WHOOP.

  • Art Fleming

    Art Fleming

    would have been 92 today
    May 1st, 1924 — April 25th, 1995

    This! Is! Jeopardy!

  • Joseph Heller

    Joseph Heller

    would have been 93 today
    May 1st, 1923 — December 12th, 1999

    The essence of Catch-22 is that if you are concerned enough for your safety to ask to be declared insane, then you are sane enough to go into battle. The essence of Catch-23 is that if you stop breathing, you can't write anymore.

  • Jack Paar

    Jack Paar

    would have been 98 today
    May 1st, 1918 — January 27th, 2004

    Insert golf joke here.

  • Glenn Ford

    Glenn Ford

    would have been 100 today
    May 1st, 1916 — August 30th, 2006


  • Louis Nye

    Louis Nye

    would have been 103 today
    May 1st, 1913 — October 9th, 2005

    Hi ho, Reaperino!

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Danny Gans

    Danny Gans · 52

    died 7 years ago today
    October 25th, 1956 — May 1st, 2009

    The Las Vegas billboard industry just took a BIG hit.

  • Buzzie Bavasi

    Buzzie Bavasi · 93

    died 8 years ago today
    December 12th, 1914 — May 1st, 2008

    There once was a GM named Buzzie

    Whose tactics were said to be scuzzy

    From the day they were drafted

    All his players got shafted

    Ol' Buzz wasn't very nice, was he?

  • Happy Hairston

    Happy Hairston · 58

    died 15 years ago today
    May 31st, 1942 — May 1st, 2001

    His given name was Harold, and he's now known as "Somewhat Less Than Thrilled" Hairston.

  • Chandra Levy

    Chandra Levy · 24

    died 15 years ago today
    April 14th, 1977 — May 1st, 2001

    Do you really care? Really?

  • Steve Reeves

    Steve Reeves · 74

    died 16 years ago today
    January 21st, 1926 — May 1st, 2000

    As one of the first to successfully make the leap from oily, near-naked flexing and posing to oily, near-naked flexing and posing in front of a camera, Reeves paved the way for one of our greatest modern movie stars. Yes, it was Steve's ability to overcome his unfortunate voice (picture an adenoidal 7-year-old girl in mild tantrum) that inspired another world-class athlete to step onto a sound stage and into our hearts. Say a little prayer, America, for without Steve Reeves, there would be no Lou Ferrigno.

  • Lee Mathis

    Lee Mathis · 44

    died 20 years ago today
    March 10th, 1952 — May 1st, 1996

    We never heard of him either, but Julie swears he was a big soap opera star.

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