Stan Laurel died on this date in 1965, 50 years ago.
Reportedly Stan Laurel was on his deathbed when he suddenly said "I wish I was skiing." His nurse asked "Oh, Mr. Laurel, do you ski?"
Stan said "No, but I'd rather be skiing than doing what I'm doing."
On Findadeath we found the birth and death addresses for Stan.
Here is fascinating color footage and sappy music from Stan's funeral.