Newest Stiffs:

  • Lyndon LaRouche

    Lyndon LaRouche · 96

    September 8th, 1922 — February 12th, 2019

    He ran for President 8 times. He was the FIRST proof than any crazy nutbag can run for President.


  • Albert Finney

    Albert Finney · 82

    May 9th, 1936 — February 7th, 2019

    Deady Warbucks


  • John Dingell

    John Dingell · 92

    July 8th, 1926 — February 7th, 2019

    Dingell buried.


  • Kaye Ballard

    Kaye Ballard · 93

    November 20th, 1925 — January 21st, 2019

    Her big catchphrase was "Good luck with your MOUTH!" - so, umm, yeah.


  • Carol Channing

    Carol Channing · 97

    January 31st, 1921 — January 15th, 2019

    Goodbye, Dolly.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Paris Hilton

    Paris Hilton · 38

    (b) February 17th, 1981


  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan · 56

    (b) February 17th, 1963


  • Barzan Hassan al-Tikriti

    Barzan Hassan al-Tikriti

    would have been 68 today
    February 17th, 1951 — January 15th, 2007

    Which is Arabic for "Heavier than you think, and not a very strong neck, either."

  • Rick Majerus

    Rick Majerus

    would have been 71 today
    February 17th, 1948 — December 1st, 2012

    He had a 517-215 record is his 25 years of coaching, and went to 12 NCAA tournaments without ever winning a national title. He's also dead.

  • Gene Pitney

    Gene Pitney

    would have been 79 today
    February 17th, 1940 — April 5th, 2006

    How can we keep love alive?

    How can anything survive,

    When these little minds tear you in two?

    What's a town without Pitney gonna do?

  • Mary Ann Mobley

    Mary Ann Mobley

    would have been 80 today
    February 17th, 1939 — December 9th, 2014

    Im-Mobley.

  • Jim Brown

    Jim Brown · 83

    (b) February 17th, 1936


  • Alan Bates

    Alan Bates

    would have been 85 today
    February 17th, 1934 — December 27th, 2003


  • Buddy Ryan

    Buddy Ryan

    would have been 88 today
    February 17th, 1931 — June 28th, 2016

    As a coach for the Houston Oilers, he punched another coach in the jaw after a fumbled snap. Not sure where the nickname "Buddy" comes from though.

  • Hal Holbrook

    Hal Holbrook · 94

    (b) February 17th, 1925


  • Margaret Truman

    Margaret Truman

    would have been 95 today
    February 17th, 1924 — January 29th, 2008


  • Raf Vallone

    Raf Vallone

    would have been 103 today
    February 17th, 1916 — October 31st, 2002

    First film: We the living. Last film: Vino Santo (Holy Wine). There's a joke there somewhere. Figure it out.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Mindy McCready

    Mindy McCready · 37

    died 6 years ago today
    November 30th, 1975 — February 17th, 2013

    Girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.

  • Kathryn Grayson

    Kathryn Grayson · 88

    died 9 years ago today
    February 9th, 1922 — February 17th, 2010

    A singing opera lady. It's over.

  • Maurice Papon

    Maurice Papon · 96

    died 12 years ago today
    September 3rd, 1910 — February 17th, 2007

    A French Nazi, the very worst kind.

  • Ernst Junger

    Ernst Junger · 102

    died 21 years ago today
    March 29, 1895 — February 17th, 1998

    As an influential and successful warrior-author, he was heavily courted by the then-emerging Nazis, but declined to join the party. He opted instead for the more extremist, fringe groups of the time. Sounds like a fun date.

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