Newest Stiffs:

  • Joseph Campanella

    Joseph Campanella · 93

    November 21st, 1924 — May 16th, 2018

    He had 7 kids - all boys - and lived to be 93. If you figure out how he pulled that off, let us know.

  • Tom Wolfe

    Tom Wolfe · 87

    March 2nd, 1931 — May 14th, 2018

    He wrote The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Bonfire of the Vanities, and The Right Stuff, which are really all just stories about a bunch of crazy people.

  • Margot Kidder

    Margot Kidder · 69

    October 17th, 1948 — May 13th, 2018

    Not kidding.

  • George Deukmejian

    George Deukmejian · 89

    June 6th, 1928 — May 8th, 2018

    The Duke. Another politician with no scandals section, so we can't write anything funny or insulting about him. Good news: in a few years, THAT will not be a problem.

  • Verne Troyer

    Verne Troyer · 49

    January 1st, 1969 — April 21st, 2018

    Needed help with depression and alcohol abuse. Came up a little short.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Brian Pillman

    Brian Pillman

    would have been 56 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 · 59

    (b) May 22nd, 1959

  • Bernie Taupin

    Bernie Taupin · 68

    (b) May 22nd, 1950

  • George Best

    George Best

    would have been 72 today
    May 22nd, 1946 — November 25th, 2005

    Northern Irish footballer. Drank a bit.

  • Susan Strasberg

    Susan Strasberg

    would have been 80 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 · 90

    (b) May 22nd, 1928

  • Judith Crist

    Judith Crist

    would have been 96 today
    May 22nd, 1922 — August 7th, 2012

    Two thumbs down.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Thurl Ravenscroft

    Thurl Ravenscroft · 91

    died 13 years ago today
    February 6th, 1914 — May 22nd, 2005

    He's as cuddly as a cactus.

  • Whitman Mayo

    Whitman Mayo · 70

    died 17 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 20 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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