Newest Stiffs:

  • Carol Channing

    Carol Channing · 97

    January 31st, 1921 — January 15th, 2019

    Goodbye, Dolly.


  • Mel Stottlemyre

    Mel Stottlemyre · 77

    November 13th, 1941 — January 13th, 2019

    There’s simply nothing funny about a well-respected pitching coach.


  • Bob Einstein

    Bob Einstein · 76

    November 10th, 1942 — January 2nd, 2019

    And for our first stiff of the year - a fake stuntman. AWESOME.


  • Penny Marshall

    Penny Marshall · 75

    October 15th, 1943 — December 18th, 2018

    Schlemiel! Schlimazel! You're dead!


  • George H.W. Bush

    George H.W. Bush · 94

    June 12th, 1924 — November 30th, 2018

    Read my lips: No new breaths.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Baby Spice

    Baby Spice · 43

    (b) January 21st, 1976


  • Paul Allen

    Paul Allen

    would have been 66 today
    January 21st, 1953 — October 15th, 2018

    Did anyone try turning him off and back on again?

  • Johnny Oates

    Johnny Oates

    would have been 73 today
    January 21st, 1946 — December 24th, 2004

    This pretty much puts the kibosh on that "Maneater" reunion tour.

  • Edwin Starr

    Edwin Starr

    would have been 77 today
    January 21st, 1942 — March 31st, 2003

    What is he good for? Absolutely nothin' (say it again).

  • Placido Domingo

    Placido Domingo · 78

    (b) January 21st, 1941


  • Jack Nicklaus

    Jack Nicklaus · 79

    (b) January 21st, 1940


  • William Wrigley

    William Wrigley

    would have been 86 today
    January 21st, 1933 — March 8th, 1999

    The 58th richest American now takes his rightful place in history as a sticky blob on the underside of capitalism's theatre seat. Ever try to get those things off after a couple days? No, you probably never even thought about it. You're one of those people that just takes that gooey sucker right out of your mouth, whenever you get tired of it, and slaps it under the nearest available piece of furniture. Hey, it's dark, why not? Never mind that some poor slob who's worried about the price of a rebuilt alternator is gonna spend a half-hour trying to chisel that melanoma-like mouthful of chemicals off without damaging the fucking wood. Ever wonder why we have carjackings, you filthy, stupid, rich pig bastard?! What's that? Another one of you thoughtless bloodsuckers blew a gasket? Well, right on, baby! Right on!!

  • Steve Reeves

    Steve Reeves

    would have been 93 today
    January 21st, 1926 — May 1st, 2000

    As one of the first to successfully make the leap from oily, near-naked flexing and posing to oily, near-naked flexing and posing in front of a camera, Reeves paved the way for one of our greatest modern movie stars. Yes, it was Steve's ability to overcome his unfortunate voice (picture an adenoidal 7-year-old girl in mild tantrum) that inspired another world-class athlete to step onto a sound stage and into our hearts. Say a little prayer, America, for without Steve Reeves, there would be no Lou Ferrigno.

  • Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas

    would have been 97 today
    January 21st, 1922 — January 22nd, 1994

    Who loves ya, corpsey?

  • Jinx Falkenburg

    Jinx Falkenburg

    would have been 100 today
    January 21st, 1919 — August 27th, 2003

    Sadly, we say goodbye to one of the last, few remaining stars from the great Hanna-Barbera stable.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee · 81

    died 17 years ago today
    May 26th, 1920 — January 21st, 2002

    That answer your question, lady?

  • Susan Strasberg

    Susan Strasberg · 60

    died 20 years ago today
    May 22nd, 1938 — January 21st, 1999

    Conspiracy theorists are already working to connect the dots between Susan (who onced played Anne Frank on Broadway), her acting coach father Lee (a known Communist and a pretty creepy little guy), her close friend and occasional lesbian partner Marilyn (who was personally murdered by JFK), and Bill Clinton.

  • Charles Brown

    Charles Brown · 76

    died 20 years ago today
    September 13th, 1922 — January 21st, 1999

    And Merry Christmas, Charles.

  • Irene Harrison

    Irene Harrison · 107

    died 21 years ago today
    February 25, 1890 — January 21st, 1998

    Goodnight, Irene.

  • Jack Lord

    Jack Lord · 77

    died 21 years ago today
    December 30th, 1920 — January 21st, 1998

    Cook 'im, Dano.

  • Colonel Tom Parker

    Colonel Tom Parker · 87

    died 22 years ago today
    June 26th, 1909 — January 21st, 1997

    Does this mean a whole new rash of idiots who can't accept reality will report seeing this guy pumping gas?

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