Newest Stiffs:

  • John Glenn

    John Glenn · 95

    July 18th, 1921 — December 8th, 2016

    He withdrew from a Senate race after getting a concussion from hitting his head on a bathtub, so maybe "hero" is a little strong.

  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro · 90

    August 13th, 1926 — November 25th, 2016

    Cigars for everyone!

  • Florence Henderson

    Florence Henderson · 82

    February 14th, 1934 — November 24th, 2016

    Here's the story
    Of a lovely lady
    Who was bringing up three very lovely girls
    All of them had hair of gold
    Like their mother
    And then she died of heart failure

  • Denton Cooley

    Denton Cooley · 96

    August 22nd, 1920 — November 18th, 2016

    He used to do multiple heart surgeries at the same time, running between rooms to handle "the tricky parts". What a nut.

  • Melvin Laird

    Melvin Laird · 94

    September 1st, 1922 — November 16th, 2016

    If you mix up the letters in his name, you get "Die, Mr. Van Ill". Isn't that CRAZY? No? Well, OK. That's all we got.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj · 34

    (b) December 8th, 1982

  • Sinead O'Connor

    Sinead O'Connor · 50

    (b) December 8th, 1966

  • Mario Savio

    Mario Savio

    would have been 74 today
    December 8th, 1942 — November 6th, 1996

    He was the heart of the Berkeley free speech movement. Well, he had heart trouble, and now he's entirely free of both speech and movement.

  • David Carradine

    David Carradine

    would have been 80 today
    December 8th, 1936 — June 3rd, 2009

    Dead Fu.

  • Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson

    would have been 83 today
    December 8th, 1933 — November 25th, 1998

    He always claimed that the Devil made him do it, but in this case, the culprit was liver cancer.

  • Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    would have been 86 today
    December 8th, 1930 — February 1st, 2014

    Maxed out.

  • Jimmy Smith

    Jimmy Smith

    would have been 88 today
    December 8th, 1928 — February 8th, 2005

    Organ player ... uh ... organ donor ... uh ... something with organs ....

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • John Glenn

    John Glenn · 95

    died 0 years ago today
    July 18th, 1921 — December 8th, 2016

    He withdrew from a Senate race after getting a concussion from hitting his head on a bathtub, so maybe "hero" is a little strong.

  • Robert Prosky

    Robert Prosky · 77

    died 8 years ago today
    December 13th, 1930 — December 8th, 2008

    He's REALLY blue now.

  • Bob Bell

    died 19 years ago today
    — December 8th, 1997

    Nobody had this bozo.

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