Newest Stiffs:

  • Herman Wouk

    Herman Wouk · 103

    May 27th, 1915 — May 18th, 2019

    They called him"The Jackie Robinson Of Jewish-American Fiction". We have no idea what that means but assume it is something awesome.

  • I.M. Pei

    I.M. Pei · 102

    April 26th, 1917 — May 16th, 2019

    Not anymore you're not.

  • Tim Conway

    Tim Conway · 85

    December 13th, 1933 — May 14th, 2019

    What's a Tim Conway?
    Significantly less these days.

  • Doris Day

    Doris Day · 97

    April 3rd, 1922 — May 13th, 2019

    Day turns to night.

  • Peter Mayhew

    Peter Mayhew · 74

    May 19th, 1944 — April 30th, 2019

    Chewed up.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Brian Pillman

    Brian Pillman

    would have been 57 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.

  • Steven Morrissey

    Steven Morrissey · 60

    (b) May 22nd, 1959

  • Bernie Taupin

    Bernie Taupin · 69

    (b) May 22nd, 1950

  • George Best

    George Best

    would have been 73 today
    May 22nd, 1946 — November 25th, 2005

    Northern Irish footballer. Drank a bit.

  • Susan Strasberg

    Susan Strasberg

    would have been 81 today
    May 22nd, 1938 — January 21st, 1999

    Conspiracy theorists are already working to connect the dots between Susan (who onced played Anne Frank on Broadway), her acting coach father Lee (a known Communist and a pretty creepy little guy), her close friend and occasional lesbian partner Marilyn (who was personally murdered by JFK), and Bill Clinton.

  • T. Boone Pickens

    T. Boone Pickens · 91

    (b) May 22nd, 1928

  • Charles Aznavour

    Charles Aznavour

    would have been 95 today
    May 22nd, 1924 — October 1st, 2018

    They called him "The Frank Sinatra of France" - which we assume means he drank a lot and cheated on his wife.

  • Judith Crist

    Judith Crist

    would have been 97 today
    May 22nd, 1922 — August 7th, 2012

    Two thumbs down.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Thurl Ravenscroft

    Thurl Ravenscroft · 91

    died 14 years ago today
    February 6th, 1914 — May 22nd, 2005

    He's as cuddly as a cactus.

  • Whitman Mayo

    Whitman Mayo · 70

    died 18 years ago today
    November 15th, 1930 — May 22nd, 2001

    Here's proof that appearances can be deceiving. On Sanford And Son, he looked like a complete idiot, and yet, there's that clinic ....

  • Robert Morgan

    Robert Morgan · 70

    died 21 years ago today
    July 23rd, 1927 — May 22nd, 1998

    The bossest of the Boss Jocks is #8 with a bullet on Julie's hit list. That BITCH!

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