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:

  • Aaliyah

    Aaliyah

    would have been 40 today
    January 16th, 1979 — August 25th, 2001

    If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again, unless you happen to have been in a Cessna, in which case, never mind.

  • Robert Schimmel

    Robert Schimmel

    would have been 69 today
    January 16th, 1950 — September 3rd, 2010

    He beat cancer and then died in a car accident. What a comedian!

  • A.J. Foyt

    A.J. Foyt · 84

    (b) January 16th, 1935


  • Susan Sontag

    Susan Sontag

    would have been 86 today
    January 16th, 1933 — December 27th, 2004

    She was the smartest Oakland Raiders fan.

  • Francesco Scavullo

    Francesco Scavullo

    would have been 98 today
    January 16th, 1921 — January 6th, 2004

    Say cheese!

  • Carl Karcher

    Carl Karcher

    would have been 102 today
    January 16th, 1917 — January 11th, 2008

    Okay, so, that's one Old-Timer, extra cheese .... Uh, flies?

  • Irving Rapper

    Irving Rapper

    would have been 121 today
    January 16, 1898 — December 20th, 1999

    Now, voyager.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Dave Madden

    Dave Madden · 82

    died 5 years ago today
    December 17th, 1931 — January 16th, 2014

    Played the manager of The Partridge Family, then a diner patron on Alice. We thought he was either a football guy or someone to do with women's shoes. Either way - somehow he's a celebrity.

  • Russell Johnson

    Russell Johnson · 89

    died 5 years ago today
    November 10th, 1924 — January 16th, 2014

    And now we'll never know the answer to the question that only the Professor can answer.

    Ginger? Or Mary Ann?

  • Dear Abby

    Dear Abby · 94

    died 6 years ago today
    July 4th, 1918 — January 16th, 2013

    Dear Abby,

    I think my husband is cheating on me. I keep finding little clues around the house - hotel keys, receipts for restaurants we've never been to, that sort of thing. I feel guilty even thinking it, but I have to know. Should I approach him and just ask? Or should I spy on him to find out? -- BETRAYED IN BALTIMORE

    Dear Betrayed -

    I'm dead.

  • Andrew Wyeth

    Andrew Wyeth · 91

    died 10 years ago today
    July 12th, 1917 — January 16th, 2009

    Easel come, easel go.

  • Benny Parsons

    Benny Parsons · 65

    died 12 years ago today
    July 12th, 1941 — January 16th, 2007

    Threw a rod.

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