Newest Stiffs:

  • Sumner Redstone

    Sumner Redstone · 97

    May 27th, 1923 — August 11th, 2020

    Lots of money, two ex-wives, a handful of kids, gave some money to charities, a lot to political campaigns, and tried to have a reporter from MTV killed. It's the resume of every rich guy in LA.

  • Wilford Brimley

    Wilford Brimley · 85

    September 27th, 1934 — August 1st, 2020

    Believe it or not, in 1985 he was 20 years younger than all the other actors in Cocoon.

  • Herman Cain

    Herman Cain · 74

    December 13th, 1945 — July 30th, 2020

    Crazy. He was completely healthy at a rally in Tulsa last month, and now he's dead of Covid. Hard to imagine.

  • Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland · 104

    July 1st, 1916 — July 26th, 2020

    Do you know how many ways there are for deadpoolers to spell this name wrong? Well, we do. SO glad she's dead.

  • Lou Henson

    Lou Henson · 88

    January 10th, 1932 — July 25th, 2020

    Somehow the winningest basketball coach at Illinois made it through the Fame Committee. They probably thought he was the Muppets guy.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Dan Fogelberg

    Dan Fogelberg

    would have been 69 today
    August 13th, 1951 — December 16th, 2007

    Longer than there've been fishes in the ocean, we've hated this guy.

  • Julie Newmar

    Julie Newmar · 87

    (b) August 13th, 1933

  • Don Ho

    Don Ho

    would have been 90 today
    August 13th, 1930 — April 14th, 2007

    Not of the nappy-headed variety, but a Ho just the same.

  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro

    would have been 94 today
    August 13th, 1926 — November 25th, 2016

    Cigars for everyone!

  • George Shearing

    George Shearing

    would have been 101 today
    August 13th, 1919 — February 14th, 2011

    He died of heart failure on Valentines Day, and he wrote the song "Be Careful, It's my Heart". We all set here?

  • John Beal

    John Beal

    would have been 111 today
    August 13th, 1909 — April 26th, 1997

    Two-bit character actor, but it's been a slow month, y'know?

  • Felix Wankel

    Felix Wankel

    would have been 118 today
    August 13th, 1902 — October 9th, 1988

    Blew a gasket.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Johnny Pesky

    Johnny Pesky · 92

    died 8 years ago today
    September 27th, 1919 — August 13th, 2012

    He was nicknamed "The Needle", and had a pole at Fenway named after him. You figure it out.

  • Helen Gurley Brown

    Helen Gurley Brown · 90

    died 8 years ago today
    February 18th, 1922 — August 13th, 2012

    Brown is the new black.

  • Edwin Newman

    Edwin Newman · 91

    died 10 years ago today
    January 25th, 1919 — August 13th, 2010

    He dead today. Two bad four him.

  • Les Paul

    Les Paul · 94

    died 11 years ago today
    June 9th, 1915 — August 13th, 2009

    No Les, no more.

  • Brooke Astor

    Brooke Astor · 105

    died 13 years ago today
    March 30th, 1902 — August 13th, 2007

    And with her final philanthropic act, she makes 531 players a little richer. Nice lady.

  • Phil Rizzuto

    Phil Rizzuto · 89

    died 13 years ago today
    September 25th, 1917 — August 13th, 2007

    Holy cow, it's a hit!

  • Julia Child

    Julia Child · 91

    died 16 years ago today
    August 15th, 1912 — August 13th, 2004

    Stick a fork in her.

  • Mickey Mantle

    Mickey Mantle · 63

    died 25 years ago today
    October 20th, 1931 — August 13th, 1995

    It's scary to think of just how great a player he might have been if he wasn't such a drunk.

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