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Horror Almanac – June 28

Monsterman's Horror Almanac

BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1979 – Felicia Day, appeared in TV shows “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Supernatural”.
  • 1976 – Camille Guaty, appeared in “The Exorcist (TV Series)”, “The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)”, “Fear Itself (TV Series)”, “Love Object” and more.
  • 1974 – Kirsty Mitchell, has appeared in “Triassic Attack”, “Lake Placid 3.”
  • 1966 – John Cusack, starred in such films as “1408”, “The Raven” and “The Paperboy”.
    1954 – Alice Krige, appeared in “Ghost Story”, “Haunted Summer”, “Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers”, “The Little Vampire” and “Silent Hill”.
    1948 – Kathy Bates, starred in films such as “My Best Friend Is a Vampire”, “Misery”, “Dolores Claiborne”, “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and the third season of “American Horror Story: Coven”.
    1946 – Bruce Davison, appeared in “Willard”, “Apt Pupil”, “X-Men”, “Dahmer”, “The Dead Girl”, “Munger Road”, “Coffin”, “Return of the Killer Shrews” and “The Lords of Salem”.
    1926 – Mel Brooks, legendary writer/producer/actor/director of “Young Frankenstein” and ” Dracula: Dead and Loving It” with more too numerous to list.
Felicia Day

 

John Cusack

 

Alice Krige

 

Kathy Bates

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2014 – Meshach Taylor, will be remembered best for his flamboyant role on “Designing Women (TV Series).” He also appeared in “Hyenas”, “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)”, “Warning Sign”, “The Beast Within”, “The Howling”, “Damien: Omen II” and more. He passed at the age of 67 from cancer.
    2000 – Michael Ripper, character actor extraordinaire and Hammer films stalwart who appeared in almost every Hammer film as a bar keep, policeman, drunk, and more. Some of his films include “X: The Unknown”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein”, “The Mummy”, “The Brides of Dracula”, “The Curse of the Werewolf”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “The Plague of the Zombies”, “The Creeping Flesh” and many more.
    1975 – Rod Serling, the prolific writer/producer/director and legend who worked on such films and TV shows as: “Twilight Zone”, “Planet of the Apes”, “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery”.
Meshach Taylor

 

Michael Ripper

 

Rod Serling

 FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • The Unearthly 1957
  • Beginning of the End 1957

The Unearthly

Beginning of the End

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.