Newest Stiffs:

  • Donald Rumsfeld

    Donald Rumsfeld · 88

    July 9th, 1932 — June 29th, 2021

    He had a ton of military awards, AND had to resign in disgrace. A well rounded career, we say.


  • Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty · 83

    July 6th, 1937 — June 13th, 2021

    That should put an end to all that squealing.


  • F. Lee Bailey

    F. Lee Bailey · 87

    June 10th, 1933 — June 3rd, 2021

    He defended a ton of murderers, got busted for drunk driving, was disbarred in multiple states, but hey - at least he was only married four times.


  • Gavin MacLeod

    Gavin MacLeod · 90

    February 28th, 1931 — May 29th, 2021

    Set sail.


  • John Warner

    John Warner · 94

    February 18th, 1927 — May 25th, 2021

    He was the 6th of Liz Taylor's 7 husbands. So, you know. Good job there.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Kurt Busch · 43

    (b) August 4th, 1978


  • Daniel Dae Kim

    Daniel Dae Kim · 53

    (b) August 4th, 1968


  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama · 60

    (b) August 4th, 1961


  • Fawn Liebowitz

    Fawn Liebowitz

    would have been 79 today
    August 4th, 1942 — October 6th, 1962

    That minx.

  • Dallas Green

    Dallas Green

    would have been 87 today
    August 4th, 1934 — March 22nd, 2017

    More of a greenish-black, actually.

  • Herb Ellis

    Herb Ellis

    would have been 100 today
    August 4th, 1921 — March 28th, 2010

    To Wonderland!

  • Maurice Richard

    Maurice Richard

    would have been 100 today
    August 4th, 1921 — May 27th, 2000

    Rocket failure.

  • Helen Thomas

    Helen Thomas

    would have been 101 today
    August 4th, 1920 — July 20th, 2013

    That should put an end to all those annoying questions.

  • Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

    Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

    would have been 114 today
    August 4th, 1907 — March 30th, 2002

    When she finally died, she was 101 ... proof!

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • James Brady

    James Brady · 73

    died 7 years ago today
    August 29th, 1940 — August 4th, 2014

    So maybe a 21-gun salute would be inappropriate here ...

  • Art Donovan

    Art Donovan · 88

    died 8 years ago today
    June 5th, 1925 — August 4th, 2013

    Tough enough to be a football player, and smart enough to be REALLY funny. Talk about your rare combo.

  • Lee Hazlewood

    Lee Hazlewood · 78

    died 14 years ago today
    July 9th, 1929 — August 4th, 2007

    These days, boots are walking all over him.

  • Little Milton

    Little Milton · 70

    died 16 years ago today
    September 7th, 1934 — August 4th, 2005

    Even if walls could talk, Milt wouldn't hear 'em.

  • Lorenzo Music

    died 20 years ago today
    — August 4th, 2001

    Hello, this is Carlton your doornail.

  • Leslie Glass

    died 21 years ago today
    — August 4th, 2000

    This busty brunette was known for her stamina, as shown by her farewell appearance in the Coitus Maximus production of Chemo Reamo.

  • Victor Mature

    died 22 years ago today
    — August 4th, 1999

    Mature, hell, he's dead!

  • Jeanne Calment

    Jeanne Calment · 122

    died 24 years ago today
    February 21, 1875 — August 4th, 1997

    She knew Vincent Van Gogh. Think about that for a minute.

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