Lists of All Kinds

Obits 2016

David Bowie
George Jonas
Pat Harrington Jr.
William Needles
Brian Bedford
Alan Rickman
Réne Angélil
Dan Hagerty
Glen Frey
Abe Vigoda
Paul Kantner
Maurice White
Frank Buckley
Bob Elliott
Harper Lee
Umberto Eco
Don Getty
Andy Bathgate
George Kennedy
Nancy Reagan
Rolland Fox
Sir George Martin
Keith Emerson
Frank Sinatra Jr.
Larry Drake
Joe Santos
Rob Ford
Joe Garagiola
Ken Howard
Gary Shandling
Earl Hamner Jr.
Wally Crouter
Patty Duke
Ronnie Corbett
Merle Haggard
Howard Cable
Don Francks
Anne Jackson
Ed Snider
Bud Collins
Pat Conroy
Bill Gadsby
Gogi Grant
Doris Roberts
Daniel Berrigan
William Schallert
Morley Saffer
Alan Young
Cindy Nicholas
John Brophy
Stanley Burke
Muhammad Ali
Jocelyn Lovell
Bobby Curtola
Gordie Howe
Alvin Toffler
Michael Cimino
Elie Wiesel
Noreen Corcoran
Kitty Kallen
Richard Libertini
Garry Marshall
Gloria DeHaven
Mel Hurtig
David Huddleston
Ricci Martin
Kenny Baker
Glenn Yarborough
John Saunders
Pete Fountain
Fyvush Finkel
Jack Riley
Elsie Wayne
Stephen Hill
Gene Wilder
Hugh O’Brian
Bill McCormack
W.P. Kinsella
Arnold Palmer
Shimon Peres
Jim Prentice
Bobby Vee
Dave Broadfoot
Don Marshall
Janet Reno
Robert Vaughn
Leon Russell
Tom Tevlin
Florence Henderson
Fidel Castro
Ron Glass
Fritz Weaver
Grant Tinker
John Glenn
Alan Thicke
Bernard Fox
Henry Heimlich
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Gordie Tapp
George Michael
Carrie Fisher
Debbie Reynolds
Van Williams
William Christopher
Ann Morgan Guilbert
Tammy Grimes

January 22, 2017 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Notable Duos

Abbott and Costello
Amos and Andy
Batman and Robin
Beany and Cecil
Beavis and Butthead
Bert and Ernie
Bill and Ted
Bonnie and Clyde
Burns and Allen
Butch and Sundance
Cagney and Lacey
Calvin and Hobbs
Charlies Angels
Cheech and Chong
Chip and Dale
Crockett and Tubbs
Felix and Oscar
Frank and Joe Hardy
Fred and Barney
Green Horton and Kato
Hansel and Gretl
Hardcastle and McCormick
Harold and Kumar
Holmes and Watson
Hope and Crosby
Huntley and Brinkley
Jack and Jill
Jake and Elwood
John and Paul
Jonathan and Jennifer Hart
Jules and Jim
Laurel and Hardy
Laverne and Shirley
Lea and Perrins
Leonard and Sheldon
Lewis and Clark
Loeb and Leopold
Lone Ranger and Tonto
Lucy and Ricki
Luke and Bo Duke
Martin and Lewis
Marx Brothers
Matt Dillion and Miss Kitty
McNeil and Leherer
Mork and Mindy
Mr. Peabody and Sherman
Mutt and Jeff
Nick and Nora Charles
Ozzie and Harriett
Penn and Teller
Ren and Stimpy
Rizzoli and Isles
Robin and Marion
Rocky and Bullwinkle
Romeo and Juliet
Rowan and Martin
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
Scully and Mulder
Simon and Garfunkel
Simon and Simon
Smith and Wesson
Snoopy and Woodstock
Solo and Chewbacca
Solo and Kuryakin
Sonny and Cher
Spin and Marty
Starsky and Hutch
Tango and Cash
Tarzan and Jane
Thelma and Louise
Tom and Dick Smothers
Tom and Jerry
Turner and Hooch
Wallace and Grommit
Wayne and Garth
Wayne and Shuster
Will and Grace
Woodward and Bernstein
Yogi and Boo Boo

March 2, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Obits 2015

Mario Cuomo
Donna Douglas (Elly Mae)
Rod Taylor
Edward Brooke
Anita Ekberg
Taylor Negron
Toller Cranston
Don Harron
Ernie Banks
Colleen McCullough
Charlie Sifford
Billy Casper
Rod McKuen
Bob Simon
Alison Gordon
Lesley Gore
Leonard Nimoy
Minnie Minoso
Cynthia Lennon
Pastor Schuller
Elmer Lach
Stan Freberg
Richard Dysart
Percy Sledge
Alberta Watson’
Johnathan Crombie
Lois Lilienstein
Pierre Claude Nolin
Jim Fanning
Ben E. King
Marcel Pronovost
Barbara Turnbull
B.B. King
Calvin Peete
Alan Borovoy
William Zinser
John Nash
Ann Meara
Jacques Parizeau
James Last
Christopher Lee
Jean Doré
James Horner
Dick Van Patten
Ken Stabler
Omar Sharif
Theodore Bikel
E.L. Doctorow
Flora MacDonald
Bobby Kristina Brown
Rowdy Roddy Piper
Cilla Black
Chris Hyndman
Frank Gifford
Julian Bond
Yvonne Craig
Daryl Dawkins
Al Arbour
Wes Craven
Dean Jones
Wayne Dyer
Graham Leggatt
Judy Carne
Moses Malone
Yogi Berra
Michael Burgess
Billy Joe Royal
Ken Taylor
Maureen O’Hara
Marty Ingles
Al Molinaro
Fred Thompson
Bert Olmstead
Robert Loggia
Jim Perry
Ken Pogue
Snuff Garrett
Dickie Moore
Meadowlark Lemon
Wayne Rogers
Natalie Cole

January 7, 2016 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment


  • People who go slow in high speed traffic lanes and won’t move over.
  • Typos, spelling mistakes, bad grammar by business people writing emails, blogs, twitter and regular mail.
  • People who can’t park properly between the lines in parking lots.
  • People who park too close to the driver’s door making it hard to get out of the car without hitting their car.
  • People who don’t come to a full stop at all-way, 3-way and any stop sign.
  • People who don’t signal a lane change until they have actually changed lanes.
  • Tailgaters. Especially those in low speed areas.
  • Techies without people skills.
  • People who go slower than posted speeds, especially on highways.
  • People who think they are marketing/advertising experts.
  • Church groups knocking on my door asking if I have let God into my life.
  • Old people (anyone) butting in line.
  • Seniors pushing in line when it isn’t moving.
  • Alex Trebek constantly correcting pronunciation of words for contestants.
  • Jeopardy contestants being allowed to just give a last name instead of a complete name as an answer.
  • Garbage/recycling scavengers.
  • Small type in newspapers and magazines.
  • Small type on glossy paper.
  • People who line up in the 8 items (express) or less lane with too many items and the cashiers who let them.
  • Lack of municipal weed control.
  • People who park wherever they like.
  • Tailgating truckers, especially Ford 150s.
  • Windows tinted so dark you can’t see the driver.
  • People who finish other people’s sentences for them. Are they mind readers?
  • People who start talking to someone else after they asked you a question and you started to answer.
  • Made in China.
  • Losing golf balls.
  • Unsupervised children in restaurants.
  • Guns.
  • Jihadists.
  • People who ring the doorbell then start knocking as if the bell doesn’t work.
  • People who ring, ring, ring the doorbell.
  • Crying babies on airplanes. They should have a special section.
  • People who say ‘youse’ instead of ‘you’. You is the plural of you.
  • Large blocks of copy in newspapers and magazines without headlines or subheads. Comics never in the same part of the paper from day to day.
  • Servers who say “do you want change” instead of “I will bring you your change”
  • Telemarketers.
  • People who let their dogs bark longer than a few minutes. Jack Russell terriers are the worst.
  • Lima beans.
  • Windows Vista.
  • Politicians who never give a straight answer to a question. That would be all of them. It’s always a spin.
  • Traffic circles.
  • Store alarms that go off for no reason when you leave the store. Makes you feel like a criminal especially when  everyone looks at you.
  • People who enter stores by the clearly marked Exit entrance.
  • People who leave their outdoor Christmas lights and decorations up all year.

January 28, 2015 Posted by | Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Obits 2014

Maya Angelou
Richard Attenborough
James Avery (Fresh Prince)
Bill Ballard
Bill Barclay
Marion Barry
Jean Beliveau
Polly Bergen
Gary Bettenhausen
Acker Bilk
Jack Brabham
Ben Bradlee
James Brady
David Brenner
Al Bruno
Sid Caesar
Hurricane Carter
Corporal Nathan Cirilllo
Joe Cocker
Ann B. Davis
Oscar De la Renta
Ruby Dee
Peter Desbarats
‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier
Phil Everly
Jim Flaherty
Eileen Ford
Jim Fregosi
James Garner
Gerry Goffin
Herb Gray
Edward Greenspan
Tony Gwynn
Dan Heap
Edward Hermann
Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Jan Hooks
Bob Hoskins
P.D. James
Russell Johnson (Professor on Gilligan’s Island
Casey Kasem
Richard Kiel
Ralph Kiner
Jim Lange
Glen Larsen
Joe MacInnis
Sheila MacRae
Dave Madden
Larry D. Mann
Johnny Mann
Paul Mazursky
Denny Miller
Earl Morrall
Farley Mowat
Knowlton Nash
Mike Nichols
Chuck Noll
Diane Nyland
Don Pardo
Pat Quinn
Harold Ramis
Luise Ranier
Paul Revere
Mandy Rice Davies
Joan Rivers
Mickey Rooney
Jimmy Ruffin
Pete Seeger
Lorenzo Semple Jr.
Ariel Sharon
Edward Shevardnadze
Donald Sinden
Bill Stevenson
Marcia Strassman
Elaine Stritch
Carol Ann Sussi
Mesach Taylor
Shirley Temple
Nash The Slash
Dick Thornton
Jay Traynor
Frank Udvari
Garrick Utley
Jerry Vale
Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent
Maria von Trapp
Ralph Waite
Eli Wallach
Bob Welch
Robin Williams
Gordon Willis
Ralph Wilson
Johnny Winter
Nobby Wirkowski
Patrice Wymore
Harry Yates
Louis Zamperini
Effrem Zimbalist Jr.
Don Zimmer

January 11, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment


Amelia Earhart
Amy Winehouse
Big Bopper
Bob Crane
Bob Marley
Bobby Darrin
Bobby Kennedy
Buddy Holly
Cass Elliott
Chris Farley
Cory Monteith
Elvis Presley
George Gipp
George Harrison
Heath Ledger
James Dean
Janis Joplin
Jim Croce
Jim Flaherty
Jim Morrison
Jimi Hendrix
John Belushi
John Candy
John Kennedy Jr.
John Lennon
Knute Rockne
Kurt Kobain
Marilyn Monroe
Marvin Gaye
Michael Jackson
Otis Redding
Paul Walker
Princess Diana
Richie Valens
Rick Nelson
River Phoenix
Robin Williams
Roy Orbison
Sonny Bono
Steve Jobs
Whitney Houston






January 9, 2015 Posted by | Obits | Leave a comment

British Monarchy

Egbert (802-39 AD)

Æthelwulf (839-58 AD)

Æthelbald (858-60 AD)

Æthelbert (860-66 AD)

Æthelred (866-71 AD)

Alfred, the Great (871-900 AD)

Edward I, the Elder (900-24 AD)

Æthelstan (924-40 AD)

Edmund I (940-46 AD)

Eadred (946-55 AD)

Eadwig [Edwy] (955-59 AD)

Edgar (959-75 AD)

Edward II, the Martyr (975-78 AD)

Æthelred II, the Unready (978-1016 AD)

Edmund II, Ironside (1016 AD)

Svein I, Haraldsson Forkbeard (1014 AD)

Canute (Cnut) I (1016-35 AD)

Harald I, Harefoot (1035-40 AD)

Canute (Cnut) II, Hardicanute (1040-42 AD)

Edward III, Confessor (1042-66 AD)

Harold II, Godwinson (1066)

William I, the Conqueror (1066-1087 AD)

William II, Rufus the Red (1087-1100 AD)

Henry I, Beauclerc (1100-1135 AD)

Stephen (1135-54 AD)

Empress Matilda (1141 AD)

Henry II (1154-1189)

Richard I (1189-99 AD)

John Lackland (1199-1216 AD)

Henry III (1216-72 AD)

Edward I, Longshanks (1272-1307 AD)

Edward II (1307-27 AD)

Edward III (1327-1377 AD)

Richard II (1377-1399 AD)

Henry IV (1399-1413 AD)

Henry V (1413-1422 AD)

Henry VI (1422-61, 1470-71 AD)

Edward IV (1461-70, 1471-83 AD)

Edward V (1483 AD)

Richard III (1483-5 AD)

Henry VII (1485-1509 AD)

Henry VIII (1509-47 AD)

Edward VI (1537-1553 AD)

Mary I (1553-1558 AD)

Elizabeth I (1558-1603 AD)

James I (1603-25 AD)

Charles I (1625-49 AD)

Oliver Cromwell (1649-1658 AD)

Richard Cromwell (1658-1659 AD)

Charles II (1660-85 AD)

James II (1685-88 AD)

William III and Mary II (1689-1702 AD)

Anne (1702-14 AD)

George I (1714-27 AD)

George II (1727-60 AD)

George III (1760-1820 AD

George IV (1820-30 AD)

William IV (1830-37 AD)

Victoria (1837-1901 AD0

Edward VII (1901-10 AD)

George V (1910-36 AD)

George VI (1936-52 AD)

Elizabeth II (1952-Present)

June 11, 2014 Posted by | History, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

They Have Famous Relatives

Albert, Edward Eddie Albert
Alda, Alan Robert Alda
Arkin, Adam Alan Arkin
Astin Sean/Mackenzie Patty Duke, John Astin
Begley Jr., Ed Ed Begley
Bridges, Beau Lloyd Bridges
Bridges, Jeff Lloyd Bridges
Brolin, Josh James Brolin
Burton, Kate Richard Burton
Caan, Scott James Caan
Carradine, Keith/Robert/David John Carradine
Cassidy, David Jack Cassidy
Chaney Jr., Lon Lon Chaney
Curtis, Jamie Lee Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
Cyrus, Miley Billy Ray Cyrus
Dern, Laura Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd
Douglas, Michael Kirk Douglas
Fisher, Joely Connie Stevens, Eddie Fisher
Gummer, Mamie Meryl Streep
Haley, Bill Jack Haley
Hanks, Colin Tom Hanks
Hargittay, Mariska Jayne Mansfield, Mickey Hargittay
Hudson, Kate Goldie Hawn
Jolie, Angelina Jon Voight
Lemon, Chris Jack Lemon
Minnelli, Liza Judy Garland
Minnelli, Liza Judy Garland
O’Neal, Tatum Ryan O’Neal
Paltrow, Gwyneth Blythe Danner
Plimpton, Martha Keith Carradine
Plummer, Amanda Christopher Plummer, Tammy Grimes
Redgrave, Lynn Michael Redgrave
Redgrave, Vanessa Michael Redgrave
Reiner, Rob Carl Reiner
Ritter, John Tex Ritter
Rossellini, Isabella Ingrid Bergman
Sorvino, Mia Paul Sorvino
Stevens, Andrew Connie Stevens
Stiller, Ben Jerry Stiller, Ann Meara
Sutherland, Keifer Donald Sutherland
Van Dyke, Barry Dick Van Dyke
Vernon, Kate John Vernon
Walker Jr., Robert Robert Walker
Wayne, Patrick John Wayne
Whitmore Jr., James James Whitmore
Wynn, Keenan Ed Wynn
Zimbalist, Stephanie Effrem Zimbalist Jr.

May 12, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Walking on the Moon

Only 12 men have walked on the moon.

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin

Pete Conrad; Alan Bean

Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell

David Scott; James Irwin

John W. Young, Charles Duke

Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt

May 12, 2014 Posted by | Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

OBITS 2013

Patty Andrews
Michael Ansara
Peter Appleyard
Conrad Bain
Karen Black
Wren Blair
Roy Bonisteel
Eileen Brennan
Edgar Bronfman Senior
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Scott Carpenter
Ariel Castro
Hugo Chavez
Tom Clancy
Van Cliburn
Alex Colville
Stompin Tom Connors
Paul Desmarais
Deanna Durbin
Roger Ebert
Doug Engelbart (inventor of the mouse)
Johnny Esaw
Dennis Farina
Max Ferguson
Vince Flynn
Joan Fontaine
Bonnie Franklin
David Frost
Annette Funicello
James Gandolfini
Edyie Gorme
Elijah Harper
Julie Harris
Noel Harrison
Richie Havens
George Jones
Deacon Jones
Andre Kalishnikov
Ralph Klein
Peter Kormos
Ed Lauter
Elmore Leonard
Doris Lessing
Dr. Donald Low
Rita MacNeil
Mindy Macready
Corey Monteith
Henry Morgentaler
Stan Musial
Dave Nichol
Ken Norton
Peter OToole
Patti Page
Bum Phillips
Gary Prouk
Lou Reed
Paul Reichman
August Schellenberg
Allan Stanley
Pat Summerall
Margaret Thatcher
Ken Venturi
Paul Walker
Earl Weaver
Eugene Whalen
Esther Williams
Jonathan Winters
Peter Worthington

January 25, 2014 Posted by | Obits | Leave a comment