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Horror Almanac – July 1

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 19(something) – Laurel Kornfeld, is an indie films actress who has appeared in “Zombie TV (TV Series)”, “Witches Blood”, “The Watchers”, “Sheriff Tom Vs. The Zombies”, “Zombies Incorporated (TV Series)”, “Mary Horror”, “Curse of the Swamp Creature 2” and others.
  • 1977 – Liv Tyler who appeared in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “Armageddon”, “The Incredible Hulk” (2008) and “The Strangers”.
  • 1967 – Pamela Anderson who played “Barbed Wire” and appeared in “Scary Movie 3″ and “Superhero Movie.”
  • 1965 – Denice Duff, had appeared in “Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation”, “Song of the Vampire”, “The Monster Man”, “Bloodstone: Subspecies II”, “Bloodlust: Subspecies III”, “Subspecies 4: Bloodstorm” and several more.
  • 1962 – Andre Braugher, who appeared in the films “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” “The Mist” and the 2004 remake of the TV movie “Salem’s Lot.”
  • 1959 – Dale Midkiff who appeared in the films “Pet Sematary,” “The Crow: Salvation,” “Flight Of The Living Dead” and the TV series “Time Trax.”
  • 1957 – The late Lisa Blount, appeared in “Prince of Darkness”, “Nightflyers”, “Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)”, “What Waits Below”, “Dead & Buried” and more.
  • 1952 – Dan Aykroyd who appeared in the “Ghostbusters” films, ‘Twilight Zone: The Movie,” the remake of “Earth vs. the Spider” and served as host of “Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal.”
  • 1951 – Terrence Mann who appeared in “Critters,” “Critters 2,” “Critters 3″ and “Critters 4.”
  • 1945 – Debbie Harry who appeared in “Videodrome,” “Body Bags” and “Tales From the Darkside: The Movie.”
  • 1942 – Geneviève Bujold who starred in “Coma,” “Dead Ringers” and “Murder By Decree.” .
  • 1942 – The late Karen Black who starred in “Trilogy of Terror,” “House of 1000 Corpses” (as “Mother Firefly”) and “Plan 10 From Outer Space.”
  • 1935 – David Prowse who played “Darth Vader” (in body only) and “The Monster” in both “Horror of Frankenstein” and “Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell.”
  • 1934 – Jean Marsh who appeared in “Frenzy,” “The Changeling” and “The Unearthly Stranger.”
  • 1934 – “Corporal/Sergeant Maxwell Q. Klinger” himself, Jamie Farr. He appeared in the film “Curse II: The Bite.” He was the only member of the M*A*S*H cast to have actually served in the Korean War.
  • 1930 – Moustapha Akkad, producer best known for producing the “Halloween” series of films.
  • 1920 – Harold Sakata who played Oddjob in “Goldfinger” and appeared in the film “Dimension Five.”
  • 1916 – Olivia De Havilland who appeared in “The Swarm,” “Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte” and “Lady In a Cage.”
  • 1899 – The late great Charles Laughton.
Laurel Kornfeld

Laurel Kornfeld

 

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler

 

Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson

 

Denice Duff

Denice Duff

 

Dale Midkiff

Dale Midkiff

Lisa Blount
Lisa Blount

 

Dan Akroyd

Dan Akroyd
Karen Black

Karen Black

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2004 – Marlon Brando, who portrayed “Superman’s” father “Jor-El” and “Dr. Moreau” in the 1996 remake of “The Island of Dr. Moreau,” passed away at the age of 80.
  • 2000 – Edward Dmytryk who directed “Captive Wild Woman,” “The Devil Commands” and “Bluebeard,” passed away at the age of 77.
  • 1995 – Wolfman Jack who appeared in “Motel Hell,” “Galactica III: Conquest of Earth” ” and “Midnight,” passed away at the age of 56.
  • 1991 – Michael Landon who played the title role in “I Was a Teenage Werewolf,” passed away at the age of 54.
  • 1988 – Alice Nunn, had appeared in “Trick or Treat”, “Dark Night of the Scarecrow”, “The Fury”, “Snakes” and more. She passed away at the age of 60, from a heart attack.
  • 1977 – Karl “Killer” Davis, who appeared in the films “Creature With the Atom Brain,” “The Zombies of Mora Tau” and “Mighty Joe Young,” passed away at the age of 69.
Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

 

Wolfman Jack

Wolfman Jack

 

Michael Landon

Michael Landon
Alice Nunn

Alice Nunn

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T 1953
    How To Make a Monster 1958
    Enter The Devil 1972
    Innerspace 1987
  • The Rejuvenator aka Rejuvenatrix 1988
  • Tetsuo, the Iron Man 1989
    The Shadow 1994
    Zombie Cult Massacre 1998 filmed in 1997
    Armageddon 1998
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The Rejuvenator

Tetsuo the iron man

 

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.