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Died on this day in horror history – November 5

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November 5

2005 – Musician Link Wray, whose composition “Rumble” was used by “Ghoulardi” and the original “Svengoolie” for the theme of his show “Screamin’ Yellow Theatre,” passed away at the age of 76. He also had a hit with a song entitled “Jack The Ripper.”

1974 – Stafford Repp who played “Cheif O’Hara” on the “Batman” TV series, passed away at the age of 56.

1972 – Reginald Owen, who played “Scrooge” in the 1938 version of “A Christmas Carol,” passed away at the age of 85. He also appeared in the films “The Canterville Ghost” (1944), “Bedknobs and Broomsticks” and the “Trio For Terror” episode of the TV series “Thriller.”

Stafford Repp
Stafford Repp
Reginald Owen
Reginald Owen

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.