Newest Stiffs:

  • Jonathan Demme

    Jonathan Demme · 73

    February 22nd, 1944 — April 26th, 2017

    It puts the lotion in the casket.


  • Erin Moran

    Erin Moran · 56

    October 18th, 1960 — April 22nd, 2017

    Joanie Loves Formaldehyde.


  • Aaron Hernandez

    Aaron Hernandez · 27

    November 6th, 1989 — April 19th, 2017

    Pretty good hang time for a guy that never played punter.


  • Don Rickles

    Don Rickles · 90

    May 8th, 1926 — April 6th, 2017

    Who's the hockey puck now?


  • Dallas Green

    Dallas Green · 82

    August 4th, 1934 — March 22nd, 2017

    More of a greenish-black, actually.


Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Judy Carne

    Judy Carne

    would have been 78 today
    April 27th, 1939 — September 7th, 2015

    Consider yourself socked.

  • Earl Anthony

    Earl Anthony

    would have been 79 today
    April 27th, 1938 — August 14th, 2001

    Square Earl has picked up his last split.

  • Casey Kasem

    Casey Kasem

    would have been 85 today
    April 27th, 1932 — June 15th, 2014

    Here's a long distance dedication to Casey from Reaper G: "I've been waiting for you a long time. I can't wait to spend eternity with you. You're my everything."

  • Coretta King

    Coretta King

    would have been 90 today
    April 27th, 1927 — January 30th, 2006

    Aside from being an icon of the Civil Rights movement, she's also the only person on this page who was not, at one time or another, romantically linked to Shelley Winters.

  • Jack Klugman

    Jack Klugman

    would have been 95 today
    April 27th, 1922 — December 24th, 2012

    Odd man out.

  • Enos Slaughter

    Enos Slaughter

    would have been 101 today
    April 27th, 1916 — August 12th, 2002

    Time relentlessly changes all, including our heroes and the way we perceive them, and so, perhaps it's no surprise that these days, you almost never hear fans chant the familiar, sing-song cry "There's no penis hotter than ol' Enos Slaughter."

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Jack Ramsay

    Jack Ramsay · 89

    died 3 years ago today
    February 21st, 1925 — April 27th, 2014

    In 1999, he was convicted of the attempted rape of a 14 year old Cree girl. Yeah, yeah - we know. That's the OTHER Jack Ramsay - the politician from Canada. But that was what we got when we looked him up, and we'll be damned if we're reading another 2 paragraphs on the Internet. Last night was 2 for 1 margarita night at Pepe's Palace, and we couldn't control ourselves. Massive hangover. So instead of some basketball guy, you get a Canadian rapist. Sorry. We'll do better next time.

  • Vicki Robinson

    died 17 years ago today
    — April 27th, 2000

    First she tried turning the beat around, then it was upside-down .... How about off, is that good?

  • Al Hirt

    Al Hirt · 76

    died 18 years ago today
    November 7th, 1922 — April 27th, 1999

    Though hailed the world over as "The King of the Trumpet," it's less widely known that in his home town of New Orleans, he was called "that fat, boring guy."

  • Paul Lambert

    died 20 years ago today
    — April 27th, 1997

    Ditto.

  • William Colby

    died 21 years ago today
    — April 27th, 1996

    It further tests our dwindling faith in government that the former head of the CIA can't paddle a canoe without drowning.

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