Newest Stiffs:

  • Alvin Dark

    Alvin Dark · 92

    January 7th, 1922 — November 13th, 2014

    He sure is.

  • Jack Bruce

    Jack Bruce · 71

    May 14th, 1943 — October 25th, 2014

    He'll wait in that place where the sun never shines.

  • Ben Bradlee

    Ben Bradlee · 93

    August 26th, 1921 — October 21st, 2014

    Deep box.

  • Oscar De Le Renta

    Oscar De Le Renta · 82

    July 22nd, 1932 — October 20th, 2014

    Fashionably late.

  • Polly Bergen

    Polly Bergen · 84

    July 14th, 1930 — September 20th, 2014

    Polly wanna casket?

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Rod Price

    Rod Price

    would have been 67 today
    November 22nd, 1947 — March 22nd, 2005

    What more fitting send-off can we possibly give to the lead guitarist for Foghat than "Take it easy (arreear-neearr dahna danahna)"?

  • Lew Burdette

    Lew Burdette

    would have been 88 today
    November 22nd, 1926 — February 6th, 2007

    He pitched 158 complete games, and had 203 wins in his 18-year career. He was voted Most Valuable Player of the 1957 World Series with three complete game victories, two of them shutouts. He had outstanding control, averaging just 1.84 walks per nine innings pitched, and he pitched over 3,000 of them. Anyway, he's dead.

  • Rodney Dangerfield

    Rodney Dangerfield

    would have been 93 today
    November 22nd, 1921 — October 5th, 2004

    Those wishing to pay their lack of respect may do so by not sending donations to The American Heart Association.

  • Claiborne Pell

    Claiborne Pell

    would have been 96 today
    November 22nd, 1918 — January 1st, 2009

    And our first stiff of the year is the exciting senator from Rhode Island, creator of the Pell Grant, and apparently the only politician on all of Wikipedia without a "scandals" section. Going to be a big year.

  • Joaquin Rodrigo

    Joaquin Rodrigo

    would have been 113 today
    December 31, 1901 — July 6th, 1999

    He composed the famous "Concierto de Aranjuez," and was hung like a mule.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Mary Ash

    Mary Ash · 83

    died 13 years ago today
    May 12th, 1918 — November 22nd, 2001

    Well, pretty much, yeah.

  • Joanna Moore

    Joanna Moore · 63

    died 17 years ago today
    November 10th, 1934 — November 22nd, 1997

    She was in 4 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. That's only 4 more than I was in. Big WHOOP.

  • Michael Hutchence

    Michael Hutchence · 37

    died 17 years ago today
    January 22nd, 1960 — November 22nd, 1997

    Suicide brunette.

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