Newest Stiffs:

  • Buddy Greco

    Buddy Greco · 90

    August 14th, 1926 — January 10th, 2017

    From Atlanta to Goodbye.

  • Debbie Reynolds

    Debbie Reynolds · 84

    April 1st, 1932 — December 28th, 2016

    Singin' in the dirt.

  • Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher · 60

    October 21st, 1956 — December 27th, 2016

    Help me Obi-Wan - you're my only - oops. Never mind.

  • George Michael

    George Michael · 53

    June 25th, 1963 — December 25th, 2016

    Trying to narrow down cause of death. Possibilities:

    - Boom boom in heart
    - Jitterbug in brain
    - Hanging like Yo Yo
    - Years of drug use and driving under the influence

    Has to be one of those.

  • Liz Smith

    Liz Smith · 95

    December 11th, 1921 — December 24th, 2016

    She was Norma Speakman in the BBC comedy The Royle Family, Letitia Cropley in the BBC comedy The Vicar of Dibley and Zillah In Lark Rise to Candleford. Which one was your favorite?

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Jodie Sweetin

    Jodie Sweetin · 35

    (b) January 19th, 1982

  • Junior Seau

    Junior Seau

    would have been 48 today
    January 19th, 1969 — May 2nd, 2012

    He sure did.

  • Eleanor Mondale

    Eleanor Mondale

    would have been 57 today
    January 19th, 1960 — September 17th, 2011

    Her dad was Walter Mondale. That's pretty much it.

  • Desi Arnaz Jr.

    Desi Arnaz Jr. · 64

    (b) January 19th, 1953

  • Robert Palmer

    Robert Palmer

    would have been 68 today
    January 19th, 1949 — September 26th, 2003

    Simply irretrievable.

  • Paula Deen

    Paula Deen · 70

    (b) January 19th, 1947

  • Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton · 71

    (b) January 19th, 1946

  • Phil Everly

    Phil Everly

    would have been 78 today
    January 19th, 1939 — January 3rd, 2014

    Hello, emptiness.

  • Nancy Dickerson

    Nancy Dickerson

    would have been 90 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.

  • Jean Stapleton

    Jean Stapleton

    would have been 94 today
    January 19th, 1923 — May 31st, 2013

    Stifled herself.

  • Guy Madison

    Guy Madison

    would have been 95 today
    January 19th, 1922 — February 6th, 1996

    A friend of ours mourned his recent passing, saying how much he'd idolized him on Lost In Space. Touching, except that it was Guy Williams who was on Lost In Space.

  • Minnesota Fats

    Minnesota Fats

    would have been 104 today
    January 19th, 1913 — January 15th, 1996

    An octogenarian that goes by the name "Fats" - how did we miss this one? It's downright embarrassing.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Stan Musial

    Stan Musial · 92

    died 4 years ago today
    November 21st, 1920 — January 19th, 2013

    Yes - he was a 24 time all-star selection, compiled 3630 hits, and is widely considered the best left fielder of all time, and is in the Hall of Fame. But for OUR money, the fact that he played the harmonica on Hee Haw in 1994 AND made an album of harmonica songs? THAT is what makes someone famous.

  • Earl Weaver

    Earl Weaver · 82

    died 4 years ago today
    August 14th, 1930 — January 19th, 2013


  • Suzanne Pleshette

    Suzanne Pleshette · 70

    died 9 years ago today
    January 31st, 1937 — January 19th, 2008

    Did they really expect us to believe that someone this hot would be married to Bob Newhart? Yeah, right.

  • John Stewart

    John Stewart · 68

    died 9 years ago today
    September 5th, 1939 — January 19th, 2008

    There's people out there turning you into gold, buddy.

  • Tony Franciosa

    Tony Franciosa · 77

    died 11 years ago today
    October 25th, 1928 — January 19th, 2006

    Game over.

  • Wilson Pickett

    Wilson Pickett · 64

    died 11 years ago today
    March 18th, 1941 — January 19th, 2006

    Ow! You know, I don't feel alright?

    Huh! Feel pretty bad, y'all!

  • Hedy Lamarr

    Hedy Lamarr · 86

    died 17 years ago today
    November 9th, 1913 — January 19th, 2000


  • Carl Perkins

    Carl Perkins · 65

    died 19 years ago today
    April 9th, 1932 — January 19th, 1998

    You can go ahead and step on his blue suede shoes now, there's not much he can do about it.

  • James Dickey

    James Dickey · 73

    died 20 years ago today
    February 2nd, 1923 — January 19th, 1997

    One little-publicized fact about the author of Deliverance is that on the set of the movie, he kept begging to be the stand-in for Ned Beatty.

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