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Horror Almanac – June 25

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1975 – Linda Cardellini, starred as “Velma” in “Scooby-Doo” and “Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.”
  • 1961 – Writer/producer/director Timur Bekmambetov, worked on the films “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, “Night Watch” and “Day Watch.”
  • 1951 – Ernest R. Dickerson, is a cinematographer and director of “The Walking Dead (TV Series) (11 episodes)”, “Under the Dome (TV Series)”, “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight.”
  • 1930 – The late George Murdock, appeared in “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II”, “Nightmare Classics (TV Series)”, “Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)” and many more.
Linda Cardellini

 Linda Cardellini
George Murdock

 George Murdock

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY 

  • 2015 – Patrick Macnee, British actor who starred as “John Steed” in “The Avengers (TV Series)”, “The Howling”, “Waxwork”, “Waxwork 2: Lost In Time”, “Transformations”, “Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)”, “A Christmas Carol” and many more. He passed away at the age of 93 from natural causes.
  • 2009 – Farrah Fawcett, gorgeous star of “Charlie’s Angels (TV Series)”, “Saturn 3”, “Logan’s Run”, “The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)” and more. She passed away at the age of 62 from cancer.
  • 2009 – Michael Jackson, superstar pop music icon. He wrote and starred in the groundbreaking music video for his song “Thriller.” He passed away at the age of 50.
  • 1937 – Colin Clive, starred as “Henry Frankenstein” in Universal Pictures 1931 “Frankenstein” and “Bride of Frankenstein” in 1935. He also appeared in “Mad Love.” He passed away at the young age of 37 from alcoholism.
Patrick Macnee

 Patrick Macnee
Farrah Fawcett

 Farrah Fawcett
Michael Jackson

 Michael Jackson

Colin Clive
Colin Clive

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • The Thing 1982
  • Dracula Rises 1982
  • The Omen 1976
  • Night Creatures aka Captain Clegg 1962
  • The Phantom of the Opera 1962
  • The Giant Gila Monster 1959
  • The Killer Shrews 1959
  • Robot Monster 1953

The Thing movie poster 2

The Omen

The Phantom of the Opera 1962 quad

Captain Clegg

 

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.