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  • Arnold Palmer

    Arnold Palmer · 87

    September 10th, 1929 — September 25th, 2016

    62 wins and 7 major championships, and he'll still be remembered for a combination of lemonade and iced tea. Nice.


  • Phyllis Schlafly

    Phyllis Schlafly · 92

    August 15th, 1924 — September 5th, 2016

    A woman's place is in the cemetery.


  • Gene Wilder

    Gene Wilder · 83

    June 11th, 1933 — August 29th, 2016

    Got his golden ticket punched.


  • Steven Hill

    Steven Hill · 94

    February 24th, 1922 — August 23rd, 2016

    Going down, Hill.


  • John McLaughlin

    John McLaughlin · 89

    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.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Avril Lavigne

    Avril Lavigne · 32

    (b) September 27th, 1984


  • Lil Wayne

    Lil Wayne · 34

    (b) September 27th, 1982


  • Don Cornelius

    Don Cornelius

    would have been 80 today
    September 27th, 1936 — February 1st, 2012

    The train has left the station.

  • Wilford Brimley

    Wilford Brimley · 82

    (b) September 27th, 1934


  • Dick Schaap

    Dick Schaap

    would have been 82 today
    September 27th, 1934 — December 21st, 2001

    This means that without Vitale, ESPN would be completely Dickless.

  • Greg Morris

    Greg Morris

    would have been 83 today
    September 27th, 1933 — August 27th, 1996

    The movie version of Mission: Impossible was painful to us. Looks like it was fatal to him.

  • Arthur Penn

    Arthur Penn

    would have been 94 today
    September 27th, 1922 — September 28th, 2010

    Penn Stationary.

  • Jayne Meadows

    Jayne Meadows

    would have been 97 today
    September 27th, 1919 — April 26th, 2015

    It Happened to Jane

  • Johnny Pesky

    Johnny Pesky

    would have been 97 today
    September 27th, 1919 — August 13th, 2012

    He was nicknamed "The Needle", and had a pole at Fenway named after him. You figure it out.

  • Carl Ballantine

    Carl Ballantine

    would have been 99 today
    September 27th, 1917 — November 3rd, 2009

    Poof! He's gone!

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Herbert Lom

    Herbert Lom · 95

    died 4 years ago today
    September 11th, 1917 — September 27th, 2012

    He was the Chief Inspector in The Pink Panther movies, sure. But more importantly, he was the child of Karl ze Schluderpacheru and his spouse Olga née Gottlieb who were members of Austrian nobility. If that's not celebrity, then we don't know what is.

  • George Blanda

    George Blanda · 83

    died 6 years ago today
    September 17th, 1927 — September 27th, 2010

    Great football player. Ugly as a mud fence, but a great football player.

  • Donald O'Connor

    Donald O'Connor · 78

    died 13 years ago today
    August 28th, 1925 — September 27th, 2003

    Ah, the highs and lows of an actor

  • Oona O'Neill

    Oona O'Neill · 66

    died 25 years ago today
    May 14th, 1925 — September 27th, 1991

    Whatever happened to Oona Orr?

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