Newest Stiffs:

  • Paul Allen

    Paul Allen · 65

    January 21st, 1953 — October 15th, 2018

    Did anyone try turning him off and back on again?


  • Charles Aznavour

    Charles Aznavour · 94

    May 22nd, 1924 — October 1st, 2018

    They called him "The Frank Sinatra of France" - which we assume means he drank a lot and cheated on his wife.


  • Burt Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds · 82

    February 11th, 1936 — September 6th, 2018

    No longer east bound, but definitely down.


  • Neil Simon

    Neil Simon · 91

    July 4th, 1927 — August 26th, 2018

    Simon says....well, nothing really.


  • John McCain

    John McCain · 81

    August 29th, 1936 — August 25th, 2018

    He ran for President twice. Apparently he was way, WAY too smart for that job.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Zac Efron

    Zac Efron · 31

    (b) October 18th, 1987


  • Erin Moran

    Erin Moran

    would have been 58 today
    October 18th, 1960 — April 22nd, 2017

    Joanie Loves Formaldehyde.

  • Wendy Wasserstein

    Wendy Wasserstein

    would have been 68 today
    October 18th, 1950 — January 30th, 2006

    An uncommon woman, to be sure. Nonetheless, she's toast.

  • Laura Nyro

    Laura Nyro

    would have been 71 today
    October 18th, 1947 — April 8th, 1997

    Rhymes with "hero," as in sandwich, something she had plenty of at that Stone Soul Picnic of hers.

  • Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle

    would have been 83 today
    October 18th, 1935 — December 12th, 2006

    Tryin' mighty hard to look like Gary Cooper.

  • Keith Jackson

    Keith Jackson

    would have been 90 today
    October 18th, 1928 — January 13th, 2018

    Something about Nellie goes here. Hey Nellie? Go Nellie? Run, nellie, run? Something like that.

  • Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry

    would have been 92 today
    October 18th, 1926 — March 18th, 2017

    Johnny B. Dead

  • Jesse Helms

    Jesse Helms

    would have been 97 today
    October 18th, 1921 — July 4th, 2008

    Senator No Pulse.

  • Anita O'Day

    Anita O'Day

    would have been 99 today
    October 18th, 1919 — November 23rd, 2006

    G'night.

  • Bobby Troup

    Bobby Troup

    would have been 100 today
    October 18th, 1918 — February 7th, 1999

    When are these young punks gonna learn that there are real consequences to driving around getting your kicks?

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Bum Phillips

    Bum Phillips · 90

    died 5 years ago today
    September 29th, 1923 — October 18th, 2013

    Looks like he's back with the Saints now.

  • Sylvia Kristel

    Sylvia Kristel · 60

    died 6 years ago today
    September 28th, 1952 — October 18th, 2012

    Porn star. Throat cancer. Coincidence? Yeah. Probably.

  • Kam Fong

    Kam Fong · 84

    died 16 years ago today
    May 27th, 1918 — October 18th, 2002

    Mahalo, Chin. Mahalo.

  • Gwen Verdon

    Gwen Verdon · 75

    died 18 years ago today
    January 13th, 1925 — October 18th, 2000

    Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets. Gwen, on the other hand, is toast.

  • Julie London

    Julie London · 74

    died 18 years ago today
    September 26th, 1926 — October 18th, 2000

    Sadly, Julie had just begun working on a remake of her biggest hit, an updated version called "Buy Me A Liver."

  • Nancy Dickerson

    Nancy Dickerson · 70

    died 21 years ago today
    January 19th, 1927 — October 18th, 1997

    She was the first female news correspondent for CBS, the first female TV reporter on a national political convention floor, and the first female host of a daily network news show, and she now becomes the first significant female stiff about whom we can find nothing even remotely humorous to say.

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