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Horror Almanac – July 6

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY 

  • 1992 – Linda Bella, has starred in “Ratpocalypse”, “Dracula: Reborn”, “Monsters in the Woods”, “Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust.”
  • 1946 – Gloria Gifford, appeared in “Halloween II” and “The Others.”
  • 1943 – Shelley Hack, was one of the replacement angels on “Charlie’s Angels (TV Series).” She also appeared in “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Blind Fear”, “The Stepfather”, “Troll”, “Time After Time” and more.
  • 1927 – Janet Leigh, was best known for her role in the classic Hitchcock horror film, “Psycho.” She also appeared in “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”, “The Twilight Zone (TV Series)”, “The Fog”, “Night of the Lepus”, “Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)” and more. She is the mother of scream queen, Jamie Lee Curtis.
Linda Bella

Linda Bella

Gloria Gifford
Gloria Gifford

 

Shelley Hack

Shelley Hack
Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2002 – Director John Frankenheimer, directed the films “The Island of Dr. Moreau” and “Prophecy” along with “The Manchurian Candidate”, “Black Sunday” (The thriller, not the classic Italian horror film), “The Holcroft Covenant”, “Ronin” and more. He passed away at the age of 72.
  • 1994 – Cameron Mitchell, known for “Demon Cop”, “Terror Night”, “The Offspring”, “The Tomb”, “Frankenstein Island”, “Without Warning”, “Screamers”, “The Toolbox Murders”, “Night Gallery (TV Series)”, “Nightmare in Wax”, “Blood and Black Lace” and many more. He died at 75.
  • 1991 – Thorley Walters, appeared in “The People That Time Forgot”, “Vampire Circus”, “Trog”, “The Man Who Haunted Himself”, “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed”, “Frankenstein Created Woman”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” and more. He passed away at the age of 78.
Cameron Mitchell

Cameron Mitchell
Thorley Walters

Thorley Walters

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Blood Feast 1963
  • Organ 1996
  • Black River 2001
Blood  Feast

Black River

 

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.