Monthly Archives: October 2010

DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: GENE RODDENBERRY (1921-1991)

Born: August 19, 1921 Died: October 24, 1991 Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry has gone where few men have gone before. When he died, seven grams of his ashes were launched into space by Celestis, Inc., the pioneer and global leader … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: GIG YOUNG (1913-1978)

Born: November 4, 1913 Died: October 19, 1978 He starred in many films and TV shows, but October 19 was the final gig for Young. Just three weeks after his fifth marriage to a 31-year-old Australian art gallery employee named … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: BING CROSBY (1903-1977)

Born: May 3, 1903 Died: October 14, 1977 For a man who beat his kids, his last words were pretty benign: “That was a great game of golf, fellas. Let’s go get a Coke.”     Crobsy sang, danced, acted, loved to kill … Continue reading

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DEAD CELEB OF THE WEEK: RODNEY DANGERFIELD (1921-2004)

Born: November 22, 1921 Died: October 5, 2004 You gotta love a guy who, at 82, was still smoking pot. The funny man was, indeed, a pothead since he was 21. During the Reagan years, he once got stoned at the … Continue reading

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