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Horror Almanac – August 21


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1989 – Hayden Panettiere, appeared in “Scream 4” and “Heroes (TV Series)”, “
  • 1985 – Laura Haddock, appeared in “Guardians of the Galaxy”, “Da Vinci’s Demons (TV Series)”, and “Storage 24.”
  • 1975 – Alicia Witt who appeared in “Urban Legend,” “Dune” and “Vanilla Sky.”
  • 1967 – Carrie Anne Moss who played “Trinity” in “The Matrix” films, starred in “Red Planet.” and appeared in “Disturbia.”
  • 1956 – Kim Cattrall, who appeared in the films “Big Trouble In Little China,” “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” and “Modern Vampires.”
  • 1945 – Patricia McCormak who played the title in “The Bad Seed,” and appeared in the films “Bug” and “Saturday the 14th Strikes Back.”
  • 1920 – Earl Rowe who played “Lieutenant Dave” in the original “Blob.”
  • 1912 – Paul Landres who directed such films as “The Return of Dracula,” “The Flame Barrier,” and “The Vampire.”
  • 1895 – The late Marie Blake, who was best known for her role of “Grandmama Addams” in “The Addams Family (TV Series).” She also appeared in “Phantom of the Rue Morgue” and countless other films.
hayden panettiere
hayden panettiere
Laura Haddock
Laura Haddock
Carrie Anne Moss
Carrie Anne Moss
Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2000 – John Hayes, who directed and wrote “Grave of the Vampire” and “Dream No Evil,” passed away at the age of 70.
  • 1988 – Schlockmeister Jerry Warren, who produced/wrote/directed the films “Teenage Zombies,” “Manbeast” and “The Incredible Petrified World,” and who Americanized many Mexican horror films, passed away at the age of 63.
  • 1981 – Eddie Byrne, who appeared in the films “Jack the Ripper” (1959), “The Mummy” (1959) and “Island of Terror,” passed away at the age of 70.
  • 1958 – Kurt Neumann, who directed the films “The Fly,” “Kronos” and “Rocketship X-M,” passed away on at the age of 50.
Eddie Byrne
Eddie Byrne

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Seventh Victim 1943
An American Werewolf In London 1981
Blade 1998
Carnival of Souls 1998
Devil In the Flesh 1998
Reptilian 2001 filmed in 1999 as 2001 Yonggary
The Risen 2004
Strange Aeons: The Thing on the Doorstep 2005
Rising Dead 2007
The Minstrel Killer 2009

An American Werewolf in London movie poster

The 7th Victim

Blade movie poster

 

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Written by Michael Juvinall

I am a Horror journalist, producer, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.

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