Newest Stiffs:

  • Loretta Lynn

    Loretta Lynn · 88

    April 14th, 1934 — October 4th, 2022

    From 1963 to 1983, she made on average two albums a YEAR. Then one every 3 years until 2003. Then a bunch after that. No wonder she died.

  • Kenneth Starr

    Kenneth Starr · 76

    July 21st, 1946 — September 13th, 2022

    You should only say good about the dead. Ken Starr is dead. Good.

  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II · 96

    April 21st, 1926 — September 8th, 2022

    This is where we write something nasty about the person who died.

    Turns out, she was a terrible skateboarder.

  • Bernard Shaw

    Bernard Shaw · 82

    May 22nd, 1940 — September 7th, 2022

    Breaking: Broadcaster Bernard Broken By Big Bad Bug.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev · 91

    March 2nd, 1931 — August 30th, 2022

    On the one hand, he won a Nobel Peach Prize, the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, and a Grammy with Bill Clinton. On the other hand, he didn't drink or smoke. So this is a tough one for us.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • George Zimmerman

    George Zimmerman · 39

    (b) October 5th, 1983

  • Daniel Baldwin

    Daniel Baldwin · 62

    (b) October 5th, 1960

  • Bernie Mac

    Bernie Mac

    would have been 65 today
    October 5th, 1957 — August 9th, 2008

    Are you seeing this, America? This man's in a box in the ground!

  • Clive Barker

    Clive Barker · 70

    (b) October 5th, 1952

  • Jeff Conaway

    Jeff Conaway

    would have been 72 today
    October 5th, 1950 — May 27th, 2011


  • Brian Connolly

    Brian Connolly

    would have been 77 today
    October 5th, 1945 — February 9th, 1997

    He got so sick of trying to tell everybody that Little Willy Willy won't go home, that he finally kicked the bucket.

  • Barry Switzer

    Barry Switzer · 85

    (b) October 5th, 1937

  • Vaclav Havel

    Vaclav Havel

    would have been 86 today
    October 5th, 1936 — December 18th, 2011


  • Angelo Buono

    Angelo Buono

    would have been 88 today
    October 5th, 1934 — September 21st, 2002

    Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

  • Bill Dana

    Bill Dana

    would have been 98 today
    October 5th, 1924 — June 15th, 2017

    We know some of you are thinking "How the fuck did this guy end of famous for the purposes of this game?"

    Yeah, well. That's what we are thinking too.

  • Glynis Johns

    Glynis Johns · 99

    (b) October 5th, 1923

  • Bil Keane

    Bil Keane

    would have been 100 today
    October 5th, 1922 — November 8th, 2011

    It's not that he was JUST the cartoonist who created Family Circus, we'll have you know he ALSO did Channel Chuckles and Silly Philly, to say nothing of the fact that he was PRESIDENT of the National Cartoonists Society for 3 years, AND was close friends with Jeff MacNelly, the creator of Shoe.

    That's all we got.

  • Donald Pleasence

    Donald Pleasence

    would have been 103 today
    October 5th, 1919 — February 2nd, 1995

    Donald's a dead duck.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs · 56

    died 11 years ago today
    February 24th, 1955 — October 5th, 2011

    Pancreatic cancer. There's no app for that.

  • Rodney Dangerfield

    Rodney Dangerfield · 82

    died 18 years ago today
    November 22nd, 1921 — October 5th, 2004

    Those wishing to pay their lack of respect may do so by not sending donations to The American Heart Association.

  • Wally George

    Wally George · 71

    died 19 years ago today
    December 4th, 1931 — October 5th, 2003

    You're outta here!

  • Mike Mansfield

    Mike Mansfield · 98

    died 21 years ago today
    March 16th, 1903 — October 5th, 2001

    And with the Eight Is Enough reunion no longer a possibility, Mike throws in the towel.

  • Emilie Schindler

    Emilie Schindler · 93

    died 21 years ago today
    October 22nd, 1907 — October 5th, 2001

    Cross her off the list.

  • Brian Pillman

    Brian Pillman · 35

    died 25 years ago today
    May 22nd, 1962 — October 5th, 1997

    Ordinarily, professional wrestlers don't register on our Fame-O-Meter, but the combination of the club foot and the spelling bee championship make "Flyin' Brian" special.

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