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WHOM DIED OBITUARY PICKS
Alan Cheuse 31-Jul-2015Novelist and book critic Alan Cheuse dies from injuries suffered in an automobile accident two weeks earlier.0
Lynn Anderson 30-Jul-2015Country singer Lynn Anderson dies of a heart attack at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.13
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. 30-Jul-2015Private equity financier Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. dies from cancer at his home on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.0
Roddy Piper 30-Jul-2015Pro wrestler Roddy Piper dies in his sleep at his home in Hollywood, California.84
A. P. J. Kalam 27-Jul-2015Missile scientist and former President of India A. P. J. Kalam collapses and dies while giving a talk in Shillong, India.4
Ann Rule 26-Jul-2015Prolific true-crime author Ann Rule dies at Highline Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.12
Don Oberdorfer 23-Jul-2015Diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post Don Oberdorfer dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease.0
Theodore Bikel 21-Jul-2015Stage and screen actor Theodore Bikel dies in Los Angeles, California.10
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Popularity Contest
# WHOM SUMMARY BORN PICKS  
1 Billy Graham Televangelist 07-Nov-1918 19,155 ADD
2 Fidel Castro Dictator of Cuba for almost fifty years 13-Aug-1926 14,418 ADD
3 Kirk Douglas Spartacus 09-Dec-1916 12,769 ADD
4 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association 16-Mar-1926 11,519 ADD
5 Abe Vigoda Fish on Barney Miller (not dead yet) 24-Feb-1921 8,652 ADD
6 Zsa Zsa Gabor Cop-slapping Gabor sister 06-Feb-1917 7,693 ADD
7 Courtney Love Kurt Cobain's widow, Hole 09-Jul-1964 5,966 ADD
8 Muhammad Ali Floated like butterfly, stung like bee 17-Jan-1942 4,789 ADD
9 Bob Barker The Price Is Right 12-Dec-1923 4,539 ADD
10 Nancy Reagan Wife of US President Reagan 06-Jul-1921 3,925 ADD
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Happy Birthday
WHOM SUMMARY BORN  
Ayatollah al-Sistani Highest ranking Shia cleric in Iraq 04-Aug-1929 ADD
Richard Belzer Munch on Homicide, Law & Order: SVU 04-Aug-1944 ADD
Klaus Schulze Synthesizer pioneer 04-Aug-1947 ADD
John Riggins NFL running back, The Diesel 04-Aug-1949 ADD
Billy Bob Thornton Sling Blade 04-Aug-1955 ADD
Mary Decker Slaney Runner 04-Aug-1958 ADD
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Prime Minister of Spain 04-Aug-1960 ADD
Barack Obama 44th President of the United States 04-Aug-1961 ADD
Roger Clemens Twice pitched 20 strikeouts 04-Aug-1962 ADD
Marcus Schenkenberg Male supermodel 04-Aug-1968 ADD
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Doctor Sputnik's Society Pages
4-Aug-2015 · Yes, the mural in this Greek restaurant was painted by that Chris Pratt ... Nichelle Nichols will fly in NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) telescope ... 50 Cent's bankruptcy filing claims $108,000 in monthly expenses ... Bobby Jindal cancels state Medicaid funds for Planned ParenthoodTed Cruz expresses "full out denial" of global warming during forum … Hillary Clinton hits Jeb Bush, Scott Walker for "full-on assault on women's health" … National Journal tries to take Donald Trump seriouslyU.S. Air Force gave Lindsey Graham special treatment, including promotions based on nothing but his name ... Google files patent application for a real-time Street View using 360-degree cameras ... Illinois police sent 11-man SWAT team to 68-year-old woman's house, broke down her door, threw "flash bang" grenades, in response to on-line threats she almost certainly didn't make … Lawsuit filed against U.S. Border Patrol who killed Mexican man for allegedly throwing rocks … Kentucky sheriff is sued for handcuffing ADHD kids … Bottle that man killed by University of Cincinnati cop said was air freshener not gin turns out to be air freshener not gin ... President Obama unveils ambitious plan to combat climate change … Is anywhere on Earth safe from climate change? ... Max von Sydow joins the cast of Game of Thrones ... Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation ... Filmmakers hadn't figured out dubbing yet, so Laurel and Hardy filmed their movies in multiple languages, speaking words they didn't understand ... Lawsuit says Indiana teacher punished 2nd-grader for disbelief in God ... Former Speaker of the U.S. House Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia) says he's frightened by the prospect of his party's top candidates – from Jeb Bush to Scott Walker to Marco Rubio – appearing on bended knee before "oligarchs" like Charles and David Koch ... Montreal will spend $1-million for fake Ferris wheel ... After 27 years, reporter who exposed ECHELON finds vindication in Edward Snowden archive ... Kim Richards is arrested for shoplifting at Target ... Minnesota Vikings tap child-abuser Adrian Peterson to be the face of Family Day ... Is it really "news" that Republicans don't like Planned Parenthood? ... Puerto Rico defaults on bond payment ... U.S. State Department watered down slavery report ...
3-Aug-2015 · Dick Dale is still touring at age 78, to pay for changing his colostomy bag more frequently than his health insurance will allow ... Katy Perry may get her convent after all ... Ultimate Frisbee is recognized by the International Olympic Committee, but that doesn't necessarily mean anyone will be tossing a frisbee in the Olympics any time soon ... Former Google executive promises London a "world-class" women's history museum, instead builds Jack the Ripper tourist attraction ... New York deputy resigns amid investigation into molestation of underage girls … Man dies in Texas jail after being denied prescription medsOhio police officer is arrested for allegedly selling guns to felons … Alabama cop is placed on paid leave for lying to grand jury in beating investigation … Morrissey claims U.S. Transportation Security Administration officer groped him ... Chris Christie says national teachers union deserves "a punch in the face" … Marco Rubio: "Look at all this outrage over a dead lion, but where is all the outrage over the Planned Parenthood dead babies?" … Bernie Sanders pledges no personal attacks in campaign … Ted Cruz calls on grassroots to help him nuke the Iran no-nukes deal … Martin O'Malley's criminal justice plan: Abolish the death penalty, reclassify marijuanaScott Walker still doesn't know whether Barack Obama is a Christian ... FBI subpoenas lewd text messages between Subway's Jared Fogle and a former Subway franchisee ... Charles Koch compares his conservative mission to the fight to end slavery ... To gain access to Planned Parenthood offices, anti-abortion activists used fake ID — and that's illegal … Massachusetts investigation finds no dirt on Planned Parenthood … Investigation in Indiana finds Planned Parenthood clinics in full compliance with fetal tissue regulations ... James Woods' lawsuit against an anonymous tweeter is a bit rich given his own history ... Seattle CEO faces backlash for funding raises with cut to his own salary ... Fugitive NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden explains why Apple should continue to fight the U.S. government on encryption ... U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) thinks same-sex marriage means "you could marry your lawnmower" ... Long-lost F. Scott Fitzgerald story is found and published ... Chuck Norris says Hillary Clinton is planning voter fraud conspiracy to win 2016 ... Germany halts treason inquiry into journalists after protests ... Warren Buffett has been quietly funding birth control access ... Visit an abandoned chicken church in Indonesian ... Andy Warhol goes shopping for Campbell Soup ... Minnesota raises minimum wage ... Hitchhiking robot is decapitated ... Here's the short story by John Hughes from National Lampoon that started the Vacation movie franchise ... Ann Coulter wants to be President Trump's Homeland Security Secretary ... French student finds 560,000-year-old tooth ...
2-Aug-2015 · Brooklyn condo will use DNA testing to determine who's not picking up their pooch's poop ... Whataburger has a beef with Meek Mill ... Wingnut North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un will receive a "Global Statesman" award ... Judge won't let conspiracy theorist view Kurt Cobain's death photos ... Donald Trump's campaign trademarks "Trumpublican" and "Trumpocrat" … Rick Perry backs Glass-Steagall solution for Wall StreetHillary Clinton calls on U.S. Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962 ... Detroit teenager sues after being jailed for a month for allegedly throwing a snowball … Union demands reinstatement of indicted University of Cincinnati cop … South Carolina Police Chief won't name police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old man in a Hardee's parking lot ... First Lady Michelle Obama wants to be Beyoncé ... Funeral for daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown is disrupted by aunt ... ACLU petitions U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether cops can track our phones without warrants ... Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his back yard ... Google says "no" to French order applying "right to be forgotten" globally ...

The Numbers
Players: 98,125
Celebrities: 41,157
Deaths: 3,527

Top 10
# PLAYER GAME ENDS SCORE
1 ThomasJeffer... 12-Dec-2015 8
2 TravoltasTwinkLover 24-Feb-2016 8
3 DontTrustThe... 22-Jan-2016 6
4 TheDeadestOfTheDead 01-Jan-2016 6
5 Kingwolf 21-Sep-2015 5
6 SanSantos 16-Feb-2016 5
7 Patch 14-Jan-2016 5
8 Angelofdeath 03-Sep-2015 5
9 InfinityGuitar 30-Aug-2015 5
10 STAB_in_the_DARK 12-Feb-2016 5
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