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  • Dallas Green

    Dallas Green · 82

    August 4th, 1934 — March 22nd, 2017

    More of a greenish-black, actually.


  • Chuck Barris

    Chuck Barris · 87

    June 3rd, 1929 — March 21st, 2017

    He joins Gene Gene The Dancing Machine in that great green room in the sky.


  • David Rockefeller

    David Rockefeller · 101

    June 12th, 1915 — March 20th, 2017

    A shining example that you can have all the money in the world and you're still going to end up on this shitty website.


  • Jimmy Breslin

    Jimmy Breslin · 86

    October 17th, 1930 — March 19th, 2017

    Cold off the presses.


  • Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry · 90

    October 18th, 1926 — March 18th, 2017

    Johnny B. Dead


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Robert Gibbs

    Robert Gibbs · 46

    (b) March 29th, 1971


  • Billy Beane

    Billy Beane · 55

    (b) March 29th, 1962


  • Perry Farrell

    Perry Farrell · 58

    (b) March 29th, 1959


  • Earl Campbell

    Earl Campbell · 62

    (b) March 29th, 1955


  • Michael Brecker

    Michael Brecker

    would have been 68 today
    March 29th, 1949 — January 13th, 2007

    He was a true pioneer of "light jazz," and without him, there could be no David Sanborn or Kenny G. Thanks a billion, Mike.

  • Speedy Keen

    Speedy Keen

    would have been 72 today
    March 29th, 1945 — March 12th, 2002

    There's something in the air, alright, and it's coming from the corpse of the drummer for Thunderclap Newman.

  • Eric Idle

    Eric Idle · 74

    (b) March 29th, 1943


  • John Major

    John Major · 74

    (b) March 29th, 1943


  • Vincent Gigante

    Vincent Gigante

    would have been 89 today
    March 29th, 1928 — December 19th, 2005

    Nicknamed "The Chin," as in, "took it on the ...."

  • John McLaughlin

    John McLaughlin

    would have been 90 today
    March 29th, 1927 — August 16th, 2016

    He made a living by yelling at people and being a know-it-all on TV for 34 years. An American hero, when you think about it.

  • Eileen Heckart

    Eileen Heckart

    would have been 98 today
    March 29th, 1919 — December 31st, 2001

    Butterflies are free ... and so is she.

  • Eugene McCarthy

    Eugene McCarthy

    would have been 101 today
    March 29th, 1916 — December 10th, 2005

    The gentleman from Minnesota will yield ...

  • Ernst Junger

    Ernst Junger

    would have been 122 today
    March 29, 1895 — February 17th, 1998

    As an influential and successful warrior-author, he was heavily courted by the then-emerging Nazis, but declined to join the party. He opted instead for the more extremist, fringe groups of the time. Sounds like a fun date.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Patty Duke

    Patty Duke · 69

    died 1 year ago today
    December 14th, 1946 — March 29th, 2016

    Her son was in Lord of the Rings, Goonies, and actually played the lead role in Rudy. Gotta be a bitch when your kid gets way better roles than you ever did.

  • Lou Saban

    Lou Saban · 87

    died 8 years ago today
    October 13th, 1921 — March 29th, 2009

    Football coach - from when the footballs and helmets were made out of the same stuff.

  • Johnnie Cochran

    Johnnie Cochran · 67

    died 12 years ago today
    October 2nd, 1937 — March 29th, 2005

    If he doesn't breathe, you must bereave.

  • Howell Heflin

    Howell Heflin · 83

    died 12 years ago today
    June 19th, 1921 — March 29th, 2005

    He put the "scum" in "Tuscumbia, Alabama".

  • Joe Williams

    Joe Williams · 80

    died 18 years ago today
    December 12th, 1918 — March 29th, 1999

    Everyday he has the blues, but maybe today, a little worse than usual.

  • Lee Atwater

    Lee Atwater · 40

    died 26 years ago today
    February 27th, 1951 — March 29th, 1991

    Famous? You bet your ASS he's famous.

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In his 19-season career, Roberts compiled a 286-245 record with 2,357 strikeouts, a 3.41 ERA, 305 complete games, 45 shutouts, and 4,688 innings pitched in 676 games. He holds the Major League records for home runs allowed by a pitcher (505) and for most consecutive Opening Day starts for the same team with 12, between 1950 and 1961. Also: he's dead.

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