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Horror Almanac – July 16

Monsterman's Horror Almanac BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1987 – AnnaLynne McCord, starred in “Scorned”, “Excision”, “The Haunting of Molly Hartley”, “Day of the Dead” remake.
  • 1971 – Corey Feldman who starred in “Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter,” “The Lost Boys,” “Gremlins” and “Lost Boys: The Tribe.”
  • 1963 – Phoebe Cates who starred in “Gremlins,” “Gremlins 2″ and “Drop Dead Fred.”
  • 1957 – Faye Grant who appeared in the TV series “V” and the TV movie “Omen IV: The Awakening.”
  • 1948 – Ruben Blades who appeared in “Predator 2,” “The Cradle Will Rock” and “The X-Files” TV show.
  • 1946 – Ann Turkel, appeared in “The Hunger (TV Series)”, “The Fear”, “Deep Space”, “Humanoids from the Deep”, “Ravagers” and more.
  • 1915 – Barnard Hughes who appeared on the “Dark Shadows” TV series and in the films “Sisters,” “Tron” and “The Lost Boys.”
  • 1911 – Sonny Tufts who starred in “Catwomen of the Moon.”
  • 1903 – Mary Philbin who unmasked Lon Chaney as “The Phantom of the Opera” in 1925.

AnnaLynne McCord

AnnaLynne McCord

Corey Feldman
Corey Feldman

Phoebe Cates

Phoebe Cates

Ann Turkel

Ann Turkel

Mary Philbin

Mary Philbin

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2010 – James Gammon, great character actor who appeared in numerous films and TV shows including “Altered”, “Silver Bullet”, “Monster Squad (TV Series)”, and more. He was 70.
  • 2004 – Tom Fox, who produced “Return of the Living Dead” “Return Of The Living Dead 2,” “Blue Monkey,” “Return Of The Living Dead: Rave To The Grave” and ” Return Of The Living Dead: Necropolis,” passed away at the age of 68.
  • 2004 – Peter Baird, who appeared in “Howling III” and “Howard The Duck,” passed away at the age of 52.
  • 2001 – Wrestler Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, who wore a mask and called himself “The Executioner” in a feud with the “Undertaker.” He passed away at the age of 40.
James Gannon

James Gannon

 

Terry "Bam Bam" Gordy

Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Topper 1937
Zombies of the Stratosphere 1952
The Fly 1958
Nightmare Castle 1965
The Devils 1971
Amityville 1992: It’s About Time 1992
Hocus Pocus 1993
The Blair Witch Project 1999
Lake Placid 1999
Jurassic Park III 2001
I, Robot 2004

The Fly 1958 movie poster

Nightmare Castle

Hocus Pocus

The Blair Witch Project

Lake Placid

 

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.