Newest Stiffs:

  • Anthony Bourdain

    Anthony Bourdain · 61

    June 25th, 1956 — June 8th, 2018

    Reservations for one, actually.

  • Red Schoendienst

    Red Schoendienst · 95

    February 2nd, 1923 — June 6th, 2018

    "Mr. Cardinal" ended up working for the Cards for 74 years - right up until the day he died. That's quite a retirement plan there, Red.

  • 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.

Today's Celebrity Birthdays:

  • Edward Snowden

    Edward Snowden · 35

    (b) June 21st, 1983

  • Augustos Pablo

    Augustos Pablo

    would have been 64 today
    June 21st, 1954 — May 19th, 1999

    Like the farmer said to the potato,

    "I must plant you now and I will dig you later."

  • Ray Davies

    Ray Davies · 74

    (b) June 21st, 1944

  • O.C. Smith

    O.C. Smith

    would have been 86 today
    June 21st, 1932 — November 23rd, 2001

    Just for your information, O.C., God DID make the little green apples, it rains in Indianapolis all the fucking time, and you're dead.

  • Maureen Stapleton

    Maureen Stapleton

    would have been 93 today
    June 21st, 1925 — March 13th, 2006

    No, not the Dingbat, the other one.

  • Jane Russell

    Jane Russell

    would have been 97 today
    June 21st, 1921 — February 28th, 2011

    Twice as famous as anyone was back then.

  • Montie Montana

    Montie Montana

    would have been 108 today
    June 21st, 1910 — May 20th, 1998

    He was actually from the town of Bennington, but somehow, Vermie Vermont just didn't sound right.

  • Al Hirschfeld

    Al Hirschfeld

    would have been 115 today
    June 21st, 1903 — January 20th, 2003

    The end of the line.

Today's Celebrity Deaths:

  • Cardinal Sin

    Cardinal Sin · 76

    died 13 years ago today
    August 31st, 1928 — June 21st, 2005

    There's really nothing to add, is there?

  • Leon Uris

    Leon Uris · 78

    died 15 years ago today
    August 3rd, 1924 — June 21st, 2003


  • John Lee Hooker

    John Lee Hooker · 83

    died 17 years ago today
    August 22nd, 1917 — June 21st, 2001

    Boom, boom, boom, thud.

  • Carroll O'Connor

    Carroll O'Connor · 76

    died 17 years ago today
    August 2nd, 1924 — June 21st, 2001


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