Monthly Archives: January 2010

DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: LIBERACE

Born: May 16, 1919 Died: February 4, 1987 He was born Wladziu Valentino Liberace, but his friends called him Lee, his family called him Walter and his boy toys called him rich.    On stage, his act was filled with … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: FREDDIE PRINZE

Born: June 22, 1954 Died: January 29, 1977 It began during the early morning hours of January 28, 1977, after Prinze received a restraining orderfrom his ex-wife the previous evening. The comedian made a series of farewell phone calls to … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: ALBERT FISH

Born: May 19, 1870 Died: January 16, 1936 Children fell hook, line and sinker for the wooing of Hamilton Howard Albert Fish, who’d bribe the wee ones into the woods, then kill them and cook them in a stew.    … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: STEPHEN FOSTER

Born: July 4, 1826 Died: January 13, 1864 Foster, this beautiful dreamer and the Father of American Music, was the pre-eminent songwriter of 19th century. He died in poverty, in New York’s Bellevue Hospital, three days after falling in his Bowery … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: SALVATORE PHILLIP “SONNY” BONO

Born: February 16, 1935 Died: January 5, 1998 In the end, a girl didn’t get him, babe: A tree did. On January 5, 62-year-old Sonny Bono was killed when he slammed head-first, at close to 30 miles an hour, into … Continue reading

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