Newest Stiffs:

  • John Paul Stevens

    John Paul Stevens · 99

    April 20th, 1920 — July 16th, 2019

    In the matter of Grim Reaper v. Stevens, the finding is for the plaintiff.


  • Jim Bouton

    Jim Bouton · 80

    March 8th, 1939 — July 10th, 2019

    He invented Big League Chew. Remember that? Strands of bubble gum, that came in a pouch that made you feel like a real big time ball player chewing tobacco. Sure - they lost flavor in like 4 seconds, but that was a glorious 4 seconds. You felt yourself right up there on the mound, ready to deliver a smoking fastball right over the plate to win game 7 of the World Series. It was transformational. And Jim invented it.

    Anyway, he's dead.


  • Ross Perot

    Ross Perot · 89

    June 27th, 1930 — July 9th, 2019

    Remember when we all thought he was too crazy to run for President? Boy - those were the days, huh?


  • Rip Torn

    Rip Torn · 88

    February 6th, 1931 — July 9th, 2019

    Zed's dead, baby. Zed's dead.


  • Arte Johnson

    Arte Johnson · 90

    January 20th, 1929 — July 3rd, 2019

    A distinguished acting career, and he'll be bets remember for playing both a Nazi soldier and a horny old man who hit on Ruth Buzzi. Congrats, Arte.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Will Ferrell

    Will Ferrell · 52

    (b) July 16th, 1967


  • Jimmy Johnson

    Jimmy Johnson · 76

    (b) July 16th, 1943


  • Desmond Dekker

    Desmond Dekker

    would have been 78 today
    July 16th, 1941 — May 25th, 2006

    Sooner or later, that's what getting up every day and slaving for bread'll do to you.

  • Bess Myerson

    Bess Myerson

    would have been 95 today
    July 16th, 1924 — December 14th, 2014

    Less Bess.

  • Barnard Hughes

    Barnard Hughes

    would have been 104 today
    July 16th, 1915 — July 11th, 2006

    According to his son, Hughes changed the "e" in his first name to an "a" on the advice of a numerologist. Meanwhile, back on planet Earth ....

  • Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    would have been 108 today
    July 16th, 1911 — April 25th, 1995

    Dancing with Mr. D.

  • Frances Horwich

    Frances Horwich

    would have been 112 today
    July 16th, 1907 — July 22nd, 2001

    Ding dong, Horwich is dead.

  • Orville Redenbacher

    Orville Redenbacher

    would have been 112 today
    July 16th, 1907 — September 19th, 1995

    Pop goes the weasel.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • John Paul Stevens

    John Paul Stevens · 99

    died 0 years ago today
    April 20th, 1920 — July 16th, 2019

    In the matter of Grim Reaper v. Stevens, the finding is for the plaintiff.

  • Johnny Winter

    Johnny Winter · 70

    died 5 years ago today
    February 23rd, 1944 — July 16th, 2014

    He released an album titled Still Alive and Well in 1973.

  • Stephen Covey

    Stephen Covey · 79

    died 7 years ago today
    October 24th, 1932 — July 16th, 2012

    #8. Keep breathing.

  • Kitty Wells

    Kitty Wells · 92

    died 7 years ago today
    August 30th, 1919 — July 16th, 2012

    Why do country singers always seem to have the best porn names?

  • Googie Withers

    Googie Withers · 94

    died 8 years ago today
    March 12th, 1917 — July 16th, 2011

    Don't know who she is? Just go Google Googie.

  • Geraldine Fitzgerald

    Geraldine Fitzgerald · 91

    died 14 years ago today
    November 24th, 1913 — July 16th, 2005

    From Wuthering Heights to the smothering depths.

  • Celia Cruz

    Celia Cruz · 77

    died 16 years ago today
    October 21st, 1925 — July 16th, 2003

    Azucar!

  • Carol Shields

    Carol Shields · 68

    died 16 years ago today
    June 2nd, 1935 — July 16th, 2003

    The Pulitzer-Prize winning Canadian novelist is survived and mourned by long-time mime partner Yarnell.

  • Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

    Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy · 33

    died 20 years ago today
    January 7th, 1966 — July 16th, 1999

    Authorities suspicious of foul play in this case might want to look into the activities of a player named Byzantium.

  • John F. Kennedy Jr.

    John F. Kennedy Jr. · 38

    died 20 years ago today
    November 25th, 1960 — July 16th, 1999

    Now the leading candidate for People magazine's Sexiest Man Who Used To Be Alive.

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