Newest Stiffs:

  • Bernie Madoff

    Bernie Madoff · 82

    April 29th, 1938 — April 14th, 2021

    The thing about pyramids is that there’s *always* a little prick at the top.

  • Prince Philip

    Prince Philip · 99

    June 10th, 1921 — April 9th, 2021

    Well, well, well. Looks like QE2 is on the market again, fellas.

  • Beverly Cleary

    Beverly Cleary · 104

    April 12th, 1916 — March 25th, 2021

    She was a beloved author who inspired tens of millions of children to read. Her biggest scandal was - gasp! - marrying a Roman Catholic in 1940. YOU try to think of a witty obituary, smartass.

  • George Segal

    George Segal · 87

    February 13th, 1934 — March 23rd, 2021

    Yet another highly-acclaimed Jewish banjo-playing actor passes away.

  • Yaphet Kotto

    Yaphet Kotto · 81

    November 15th, 1939 — March 15th, 2021

    As Dr. Kananga, he had one of the best Bond villain deaths ever. In real life, probably less dramatic.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Yvonne Craig

    Yvonne Craig

    would have been 84 today
    May 16th, 1937 — August 17th, 2015


  • Betty Carter

    Betty Carter

    would have been 92 today
    May 16th, 1929 — September 26th, 1998

    Baby, it's downright freezing outside.

  • Harry Carey

    Harry Carey

    would have been 100 today
    May 16th, 1921 — December 27th, 2012

    Cubs win! Cubs win!

    What? No? Oh - sorry.

  • Studs Terkel

    Studs Terkel

    would have been 109 today
    May 16th, 1912 — October 31st, 2008

    He was a promising young writer, once upon a time, but his career reached a low point in the 1980s when he appeared in several beer commercials dressed as a dog.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • I.M. Pei

    I.M. Pei · 102

    died 2 years ago today
    April 26th, 1917 — May 16th, 2019

    Not anymore you're not.

  • Joseph Campanella

    Joseph Campanella · 93

    died 3 years ago today
    November 21st, 1924 — May 16th, 2018

    He had 7 kids - all boys - and lived to be 93. If you figure out how he pulled that off, let us know.

  • Dick Trickle

    Dick Trickle · 71

    died 8 years ago today
    October 27th, 1941 — May 16th, 2013

    Race car driver? Really? How was he not a porn star?

  • Ronnie James Dio

    Ronnie James Dio · 67

    died 11 years ago today
    July 10th, 1942 — May 16th, 2010

    Dio, eh?

  • Robert Mondavi

    Robert Mondavi · 94

    died 13 years ago today
    June 18th, 1913 — May 16th, 2008

    Popped his cork.

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(d) July 25th, 2020