Newest Stiffs:

  • Hugh Downs

    Hugh Downs · 99

    February 14th, 1921 — July 1st, 2020

    2020 86ed another 20/20


  • Carl Reiner

    Carl Reiner · 98

    March 22nd, 1922 — June 29th, 2020

    It looks like his autobiography "Too Busy To Die" will need to be published posthumously.


  • Ian Holm

    Ian Holm · 88

    September 12th, 1931 — June 19th, 2020

    In a hole in the ground there no longer lived a hobbit.


  • Jean Kennedy Smith

    Jean Kennedy Smith · 92

    February 20th, 1928 — June 18th, 2020

    It seems like we have an endless supply of these.


  • Vera Lynn

    Vera Lynn · 103

    March 20th, 1917 — June 18th, 2020

    Does anybody here remember Vera Lynn?


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Tibor Kalman

    Tibor Kalman

    would have been 71 today
    July 6th, 1949 — May 2nd, 1999

    He was a graphic designer who died in his 40s after a successful and varied career. What the fuck are we supposed to do with that?

  • Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone · 74

    (b) July 6th, 1946


  • Izora Armstead

    Izora Armstead

    would have been 78 today
    July 6th, 1942 — September 16th, 2004

    She was one half of the duo The Weather Girls, perpetrators of 1983's international dance mega-hit "It's Raining Men."
    Hallelujah.

  • Della Reese

    Della Reese

    would have been 89 today
    July 6th, 1931 — November 20th, 2017

    Touching an angel.

  • Janet Leigh

    Janet Leigh

    would have been 93 today
    July 6th, 1927 — October 3rd, 2004

    There once was an actress named Janet.

    Now she's dead.

  • Pat Paulsen

    Pat Paulsen

    would have been 93 today
    July 6th, 1927 — April 24th, 1997

    Dangit. Just when we were ready to vote for him.

  • Merv Griffin

    Merv Griffin

    would have been 95 today
    July 6th, 1925 — August 12th, 2007

    What a twerp this guy was. Richer than shit, but, man, what a twerp.

  • William Schallert

    William Schallert

    would have been 98 today
    July 6th, 1922 — May 8th, 2016

    IMDB has him at 374 acting credits up until 2014, then NOTHING. Slacker.

  • Nancy Reagan

    Nancy Reagan

    would have been 99 today
    July 6th, 1921 — March 6th, 2016

    Nighty night, mommy.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Robert McNamara

    Robert McNamara · 93

    died 11 years ago today
    June 9th, 1916 — July 6th, 2009

    Known as the chief architect of the Vietnam war. Thanks, Bob.

  • Buddy Ebsen

    Buddy Ebsen · 95

    died 17 years ago today
    April 2nd, 1908 — July 6th, 2003

    Come and listen to a story 'bout a man named Bud,
    Ninety-five and happy as a hog in the mud,
    And then one day, he was chewin' on some food,
    And in through the door come The Adios Dude.
    Death, that is ...
    Black Knight ...
    Mr. D ....

    Well, the first thing you know,
    Bud's cryin' like a girl,
    Death said, "You're the biggest pussy in the world."
    Said, "Purgatory is the place you ought to be,"
    So he pulled out his plug, and Buddy drew a Z.
    Died, that is ...
    Screwed the pooch ...
    Bought the farm ....

    Won't come back, now ... y'hea'

  • John Frankenheimer

    John Frankenheimer · 72

    died 18 years ago today
    February 19th, 1930 — July 6th, 2002

    His full name was John Jacob Frankenheimer-Schmidt (da-da da da da-da da).

  • Joaquin Rodrigo

    Joaquin Rodrigo · 97

    died 21 years ago today
    November 22, 1901 — July 6th, 1999

    He composed the famous "Concierto de Aranjuez," and was hung like a mule.

  • Roy Rogers

    Roy Rogers · 86

    died 22 years ago today
    November 5th, 1911 — July 6th, 1998

    Happy trails to you . . .

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