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  • Ed Asner

    Ed Asner · 91

    November 15th, 1929 — August 29th, 2021

    Up, up and away.


  • Charlie Watts

    Charlie Watts · 80

    June 2nd, 1941 — August 24th, 2021

    After the Stones, his next band was "The A,B,C and D of Boogie Woogie". Really sorry we're going to miss that.


  • Don Everly

    Don Everly · 84

    February 1st, 1937 — August 21st, 2021

    Bye bye, love.


  • Donald Rumsfeld

    Donald Rumsfeld · 88

    July 9th, 1932 — June 29th, 2021

    He had a ton of military awards, AND had to resign in disgrace. A well rounded career, we say.


  • Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty · 83

    July 6th, 1937 — June 13th, 2021

    That should put an end to all that squealing.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Jimmie Johnson

    Jimmie Johnson · 46

    (b) September 17th, 1975


  • John Ritter

    John Ritter

    would have been 73 today
    September 17th, 1948 — September 11th, 2003

    We've been waiting for you (we've been waiting for you).

  • Ken Kesey

    Ken Kesey

    would have been 86 today
    September 17th, 1935 — November 10th, 2001

    One flew east, one flew west, and one succumbed to liver cancer.

  • Robert Parker

    Robert Parker

    would have been 89 today
    September 17th, 1932 — January 18th, 2010

    Case closed.

  • Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft

    would have been 90 today
    September 17th, 1931 — June 7th, 2005

    And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson.

  • David Huddleston

    David Huddleston

    would have been 91 today
    September 17th, 1930 — August 2nd, 2016

    He was in The Big Lebowski and Blazing Saddles - and an absolute SHIT TON of bad TV - and we still can't find any good quotes. Please submit your ideas to wedontreallycare@stiffs.com

  • Roddy McDowall

    Roddy McDowall

    would have been 93 today
    September 17th, 1928 — October 3rd, 1998

    Forgive us if we wax nostalgic for a moment, but our feelings for this actor simply cannot go unspoken. There was something about his face, or maybe it was the way he spoke, that made us just want to kick his teeth in.

  • George Blanda

    George Blanda

    would have been 94 today
    September 17th, 1927 — September 27th, 2010

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

  • Warren Burger

    Warren Burger

    would have been 114 today
    September 17th, 1907 — June 25th, 1995

    Dead meat.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts · 75

    died 2 years ago today
    December 27th, 1943 — September 17th, 2019

    Her full name was Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts. We'd have probably gone with Cokie too. Just because it was long. Not because of what you are thinking about us right now.

  • Eleanor Mondale

    Eleanor Mondale · 51

    died 10 years ago today
    January 19th, 1960 — September 17th, 2011

    Her dad was Walter Mondale. That's pretty much it.

  • Pat Lawford

    Pat Lawford · 82

    died 15 years ago today
    May 6th, 1924 — September 17th, 2006

    And remember, folks, it's only mid-September — just imagine the kind of crap that'll be showing up here come Christmas.

  • Paula Yates

    Paula Yates · 41

    died 21 years ago today
    April 24th, 1959 — September 17th, 2000

    This one, on the other hand, leaves a huge hole in the arts world.

  • Frankie Vaughan

    Frankie Vaughan · 71

    died 22 years ago today
    February 3rd, 1928 — September 17th, 1999

    Sort of a poor man's Anthony Newley. How frightening is that?

  • Red Hoff

    Red Hoff · 107

    died 23 years ago today
    May 8, 1891 — September 17th, 1998

    He claimed to have struck out Ty Cobb once. Makes a nice story, except that he also claimed to have discovered Jupiter.

  • Red Skeleton

    Red Skeleton · 84

    died 24 years ago today
    July 18th, 1913 — September 17th, 1997

    Good night, and God bless.

  • Spiro Agnew

    Spiro Agnew · 77

    died 25 years ago today
    November 9th, 1918 — September 17th, 1996

    The shock of his death was universal. No one seemed to know that he was still alive.

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