Newest Stiffs:

  • Bobby Hull

    Bobby Hull · 84

    January 3rd, 1939 — January 30th, 2023

    Say what you want, but the guy had some jacked up teeth.

  • David Crosby

    David Crosby · 81

    August 14th, 1941 — January 19th, 2023

    David Dead Eyes.

  • Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida · 95

    July 4th, 1927 — January 16th, 2023

    Quite apart from being a fairly prolific actress, she was also a pretty solid person, humanitarian, and not-so-full-of-herself socialite. Also: Great Rack.

  • Lisa Marie Presley

    Lisa Marie Presley · 54

    February 1st, 1968 — January 12th, 2023

    Abused in her teens, father died from drug overdose when she was 9, married 4 times (once to Nic Cage), had 4 kids and an estate worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Hard to image how she died so young.

  • Pope Benedict XVI

    Pope Benedict XVI · 95

    April 16th, 1927 — December 31st, 2022

    He was a really good Pope - as far as ex-Nazi child beaters go.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Nolan Ryan

    Nolan Ryan · 76

    (b) January 31st, 1947

  • James Watt

    James Watt · 85

    (b) January 31st, 1938

  • Suzanne Pleshette

    Suzanne Pleshette

    would have been 86 today
    January 31st, 1937 — January 19th, 2008

    Did they really expect us to believe that someone this hot would be married to Bob Newhart? Yeah, right.

  • Ernie Banks

    Ernie Banks

    would have been 92 today
    January 31st, 1931 — January 23rd, 2015

    He played his entire career for the Cubs, so really he was already dead inside.

  • Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    would have been 94 today
    January 31st, 1929 — January 22nd, 2010

    Happy Ending.

  • Norman Mailer

    Norman Mailer

    would have been 100 today
    January 31st, 1923 — November 10th, 2007

    Thankfully, the author of The Naked And The Dead has aligned himself with the latter.

  • Joanne Dru

    Joanne Dru

    would have been 101 today
    January 31st, 1922 — September 10th, 1996

    She wore a yellow ribbon. Now she's dead.

  • Carol Channing

    Carol Channing

    would have been 102 today
    January 31st, 1921 — January 15th, 2019

    Goodbye, Dolly.

  • Stewart Udall

    Stewart Udall

    would have been 103 today
    January 31st, 1920 — March 20th, 2010

    Off to the Great Swamp.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Mary Higgins Clark

    Mary Higgins Clark · 92

    died 3 years ago today
    December 24th, 1927 — January 31st, 2020

    The plot thins.

  • Ed Koch

    Ed Koch · 88

    died 10 years ago today
    December 12th, 1924 — January 31st, 2013

    When asked about his sex life by the press in his early 70's, his response was "Fuck Off". We like this guy.

  • Molly Ivins

    Molly Ivins · 62

    died 16 years ago today
    August 30th, 1944 — January 31st, 2007

    She was raised and educated in Texas, but refused to let that hold her back.

  • George Abbott

    George Abbott · 107

    died 28 years ago today
    June 25, 1887 — January 31st, 1995

    He wrote All Quiet On The Western Front. Indeed.

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