Newest Stiffs:

  • Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley · 89

    February 25th, 1927 — June 23rd, 2016

    The bluegrass legend is helping the green grass grow.


  • Gordie Howe

    Gordie Howe · 88

    March 31st, 1928 — June 10th, 2016

    A stroke. That's howe.


  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali · 74

    January 17th, 1942 — June 3rd, 2016

    Floats like a butterfly, and, well, that's about it.


  • Mell Lazarus

    Mell Lazarus · 89

    May 3rd, 1927 — May 24th, 2016

    He won the National Cartoonists Society Medal of Honor, which we assume means you got shot while drawing a cartoon or something. Too hungover to look it up. Lets go with that.


  • Morley Safer

    Morley Safer · 84

    November 8th, 1931 — May 19th, 2016

    Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Pat Morita

    Pat Morita

    would have been 84 today
    June 28th, 1932 — November 24th, 2005

    Wax off.

  • Mel Brooks

    Mel Brooks · 90

    (b) June 28th, 1926


Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Jack Carter

    Jack Carter · 93

    died 1 year ago today
    June 24th, 1922 — June 28th, 2015

    You know what is funny about this guy? Nothing. We swear. Nothing whatsoever. He had some comedy shows, but that doesn't help us. Nothing weird or interesting ever happened to him, and we can't even make fun of his name. Today SUCKS.

  • Robert Byrd

    Robert Byrd · 92

    died 6 years ago today
    November 20th, 1917 — June 28th, 2010

    Now, the early worm can get the Byrd.

  • Billy Mays

    Billy Mays · 50

    died 7 years ago today
    July 20th, 1958 — June 28th, 2009

    The next 100 callers will most likely be on hold for a very long time.

  • Mortimer Adler

    died 15 years ago today
    — June 28th, 2001

    Eventually, he would be known as the world's highest-paid philosopher, but Mort got his start as the guy in the Bazooka Joe comics with the turtleneck over his face. No, really.

  • Allan Carr

    Allan Carr

    died 17 years ago today
    — June 28th, 1999

    First, he brought us Grease, the musical. As if that weren't enough, he then produced Can't Stop The Music, starring The Village People. Good fucking riddance.

  • Glenn Montgomery

    died 18 years ago today
    — June 28th, 1998

    This former defensive lineman for the Oilers and Seahawks succumbed to Lou Gehrig's disease, but was heard to remark that he did not consider himself one of the luckiest men on the face of the Earth.

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(d) August 21st, 1998