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Horror Almanac – August 1

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1989 – Devanny Pinn, Scream Queen who has appeared in “Dead Sea”, “Truth or Dare”, “The Devil’s Nightmare”, “Hold Your Breath”, “The Black Dahlia Haunting”, and more.
  • 1988 – Sasha Jackson, has appeared in “China Bigfoot: Legend of the Yeren”, “Dominion”, “Attack of the 50ft Cheerleader”, “Night Junkies.”
  • 1979 – Jason Momoa, has appeared in “Wolves”, “Conan the Barbarian”, and “Game of Thrones (TV Series).”
  • 1973 – Kris Holden-Ried, appeared in “Lost Girl (TV Series)”, “The Returned”, “Underworld: Awakening”, “Night of the Demons III.”
  • 1964 – Melanie Shatner (daughter of William) who appeared in the films “Syngenor,” “Cthulhu Mansion” “Bloodstone: Subspecies II” and “Bloodlust: Subspecies III.”.
  • 1930 – Geoffrey Holder who was the 7 Up “Uncola Man” and played voodoo priest “Baron Samedi” in the James Bond film “Live and Let Die.”
  • 1896 – Director Erle C. Kenton, whose film work includes “House of Frankenstein,” “House of Dracula,” “The Ghost of Frankenstein” and “Island of Lost Souls”
Devanny Pinn
Devanny Pinn

Sasha Jackson

Sasha Jackson

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa

Kris Holden-Ried

Kris Holden-Ried

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1998 – Eva Bartok, who appeared in “The Gamma People,” passed away at the age of 69.
  • 1993 – B.J. Turner, has appeared in “Night Angel”, “Scarecrows”, and “Voyagers! (TV Series).” He died at the age of 44 due to complications from AIDS.
  • 1980 – Strother Martin who appeared in the films “Sssssss,” “The Brotherhood of Satan” and “Nightwing,” passed away at the age of 61.

Eva Bartok

Eva Bartok

B.J. Turner
B.J. Turner

Strother Martin

Strother Martin

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Murders In the Rue Morgue 1914
The 39 Steps 1935
The Pearl of Death 1944
Abbott & Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1953
Rear Window 1954
Invasion of the Star Creatures 1963
Voyage To the Prehistoric Planet 1965
Destroy All Monsters 1968
The Omega Man 1971
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf 1973
Obsession 1976
Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives 1986
Howard the Duck 1986
Spawn 1997
The Mummy’s Kiss 2003
Dorm of the Dead 2006
Horror Grindshow Double Feature 2008

Abbott and Costello meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde movie poster

Destroy All Monsters Japanese movie poster

The Omega Man movie poster

The Boy Who Cried Werewolf movie poster

Friday the 13th part 6 Jason Lives

 

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.