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  • Ginger Baker

    Ginger Baker · 80

    August 19th, 1939 — October 6th, 2019

    His first solo album was Ginger Baker at his Best and his last was just called Why? If that isn't some hardcore rockstar shit right there, we don't know what is.


  • Rip Taylor

    Rip Taylor · 84

    January 13th, 1935 — October 6th, 2019

    His nickname was "the crying comedian", and his signature move was throwing confetti around. Yeah - we got nothing.


  • Diahann Carroll

    Diahann Carroll · 84

    July 17th, 1935 — October 4th, 2019

    She was the first black woman to star in a TV show (in 1968) in a non-servant role. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress. She worked with women at the LA Mission for decades. And she survived breast cancer. All of that is incredibly impressive, but there's just no getting around it: that is a RIDICULOUS way to spell Diane.


  • Jacques Chirac

    Jacques Chirac · 86

    November 29th, 1932 — September 26th, 2019

    The only thing he had more of than corruption charges were girlfriends. Can't decide if we like him or not.


  • Barron Hilton

    Barron Hilton · 91

    October 23rd, 1927 — September 19th, 2019

    Built a hotel empire, was huge in aviation, started the American Football League, which eventually merged with the NFL and created the Suoer Bowl, had 8 kids, 15 grandkids, and was a solid philanthropist. And somehow his vapid granddaughter gets all the press. That SUCKS.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Glenn Burke

    Glenn Burke

    would have been 67 today
    November 16th, 1952 — May 30th, 1995

    A relatively obscure baseball player who should have been more famous, if only for inventing the high-five.

  • Harvey Martin

    Harvey Martin

    would have been 69 today
    November 16th, 1950 — December 24th, 2001

    Personal foul .... Roughing the pancreas .... Defense, number 79 ....

  • Anatoly Dobrynin

    Anatoly Dobrynin

    would have been 100 today
    November 16th, 1919 — April 6th, 2010

    Deadski.

  • Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    would have been 112 today
    November 16th, 1907 — September 9th, 1997

    Yo Mick! Mick? Mick?

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Melvin Laird

    Melvin Laird · 94

    died 3 years ago today
    September 1st, 1922 — November 16th, 2016

    If you mix up the letters in his name, you get "Die, Mr. Van Ill". Isn't that CRAZY? No? Well, OK. That's all we got.

  • Milton Friedman

    Milton Friedman · 94

    died 13 years ago today
    July 31st, 1912 — November 16th, 2006

    For Milt, there's no breakfast, lunch or dinner, free or otherwise.

  • Ralph Edwards

    Ralph Edwards · 92

    died 14 years ago today
    June 13th, 1913 — November 16th, 2005

    This is your death.

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