Newest Stiffs:

  • Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter · 86

    July 11th, 1931 — July 8th, 2018

    If you're a closeted gay Hollywood heartthrob, you just can't stick with Arthur Kelm.

  • Harlan Ellison

    Harlan Ellison · 84

    May 27th, 1934 — June 28th, 2018

    He was an award-winning science fiction writer who frequently sued studios for stealing his work. James Cameron hated him, so he couldn't have been that bad.

  • Joe Jackson (Michaels Dad)

    Joe Jackson (Michaels Dad) · 89

    July 26th, 1928 — June 27th, 2018

    Whereas Michael just looked KINDA weird, Joe was actually SCARY weird looking. That's saying something.

  • Anthony Bourdain

    Anthony Bourdain · 61

    June 25th, 1956 — June 8th, 2018

    Reservations for one, actually.

  • Red Schoendienst

    Red Schoendienst · 95

    February 2nd, 1923 — June 6th, 2018

    "Mr. Cardinal" ended up working for the Cards for 74 years - right up until the day he died. That's quite a retirement plan there, Red.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Will Ferrell

    Will Ferrell · 51

    (b) July 16th, 1967

  • Jimmy Johnson

    Jimmy Johnson · 75

    (b) July 16th, 1943

  • Desmond Dekker

    Desmond Dekker

    would have been 77 today
    July 16th, 1941 — May 25th, 2006

    Sooner or later, that's what getting up every day and slaving for bread'll do to you.

  • Bess Myerson

    Bess Myerson

    would have been 94 today
    July 16th, 1924 — December 14th, 2014

    Less Bess.

  • Barnard Hughes

    Barnard Hughes

    would have been 103 today
    July 16th, 1915 — July 11th, 2006

    According to his son, Hughes changed the "e" in his first name to an "a" on the advice of a numerologist. Meanwhile, back on planet Earth ....

  • Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    would have been 107 today
    July 16th, 1911 — April 25th, 1995

    Dancing with Mr. D.

  • Frances Horwich

    Frances Horwich

    would have been 111 today
    July 16th, 1907 — July 22nd, 2001

    Ding dong, Horwich is dead.

  • Orville Redenbacher

    Orville Redenbacher

    would have been 111 today
    July 16th, 1907 — September 19th, 1995

    Pop goes the weasel.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Johnny Winter

    Johnny Winter · 70

    died 4 years ago today
    February 23rd, 1944 — July 16th, 2014

    He released an album titled Still Alive and Well in 1973.

  • Stephen Covey

    Stephen Covey · 79

    died 6 years ago today
    October 24th, 1932 — July 16th, 2012

    #8. Keep breathing.

  • Kitty Wells

    Kitty Wells · 92

    died 6 years ago today
    August 30th, 1919 — July 16th, 2012

    Why do country singers always seem to have the best porn names?

  • Googie Withers

    Googie Withers · 94

    died 7 years ago today
    March 12th, 1917 — July 16th, 2011

    Don't know who she is? Just go Google Googie.

  • Geraldine Fitzgerald

    Geraldine Fitzgerald · 91

    died 13 years ago today
    November 24th, 1913 — July 16th, 2005

    From Wuthering Heights to the smothering depths.

  • Celia Cruz

    Celia Cruz · 77

    died 15 years ago today
    October 21st, 1925 — July 16th, 2003


  • Carol Shields

    Carol Shields · 68

    died 15 years ago today
    June 2nd, 1935 — July 16th, 2003

    The Pulitzer-Prize winning Canadian novelist is survived and mourned by long-time mime partner Yarnell.

  • Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

    Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy · 33

    died 19 years ago today
    January 7th, 1966 — July 16th, 1999

    Authorities suspicious of foul play in this case might want to look into the activities of a player named Byzantium.

  • John F. Kennedy Jr.

    John F. Kennedy Jr. · 38

    died 19 years ago today
    November 25th, 1960 — July 16th, 1999

    Now the leading candidate for People magazine's Sexiest Man Who Used To Be Alive.

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