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Horror Almanac – August 30

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

  • 1987 – Johanna Braddy, has appeared in “The Levenger Tapes”, “The Collection”, “Paranormal Activity 3”, “The Grudge 3.”
  • 1984 – Emily Montague, appears in “Resolution” and “Fright Night” remake.
  • 1978 – Stacy Fuson, has appeared in “Paranormal Island”, “Room 6”, “Dead of Night (TV Series)”, “Nightmare Next Door.”
  • 1972 – Cameron Diaz, who appeared in the films “The Mask,” “Vanilla Sky” and “Minority Report.”
  • 1963 – The late Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus of the metal band GWAR.
  • 1961 – Ely Pouget, appeared in “Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace”, “Death Machine”, “Dark Shadows (TV Series).”
  • 1951 – Timothy Bottoms who appeared in the 1986 remake of “Invaders From Mars,” “Uncle Sam” and in the 1991 version of the TV series “Land of the Lost.”
  • 1949 – Brian Yuzna, is a writer/producer/director of such films as “Re-Animator”, “Society”, “Bride of Re-Animator”, “From Beyond”, “Necronomicon: Book of Dead”, “Beyond Re-Animator”, “The Dentist”, “Dagon” and more.
  • 1928 – Bill Daily who was best known for playing “Major Roger Healey” on the “I Dream of Jeannie” TV show and appeared in the film “Alligator II: the Mutation.”
  • 1797 – Mary Shelley, author of a little novel entitled “Frankenstein.”
Johanna Braddy

Johanna Braddy
Emily Montague

Emily Montague

Stacy Fuson
Stacy Fuson
Dave Brockie

Dave Brockie
Brian Yuzna

Brian Yuzna

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2015 – Wes Craven, writer/producer/director and a true master of horror. He gave us such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “The Hills Have Eyes”, “Deadly Blessing”, “Swamp Thing”, “A Nightmare on Elm Street”, “New Nightmare”, “Deadly Friend”, “The Serpent and the Rainbow”, “Shocker”, “The People Under the Stairs”, “Vampire in Brooklyn”, “Scream 1-4”, “Cursed” and many more. He passed away at the age of 76 from brain cancer.
  • 2006 – Glenn Ford, who played “Jonathan ‘Pa’ Kent,” the adoptive father of “Superman,” passed away at the age of 90. he also appeared in “Happy Birthday To Me,” “The Visitor” and “Virus” (1980).
  • 2003 – Tough guy Charles Bronson passed away at the age of 81. He played “Igor” in the 1953 version of “House Of Wax.”
  • 2002 – J. Lee Thompson, who directed the films “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes,” “Eye of the Devil” and the 1961 version of “Cape Fear,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 1993 – Richard Jordan who appeared in films “Logan’s Run,” “Dune” and “Solarbabies,” passed away at the age of 55.
Wes Craven

Wes Craven
Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford
Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Last House On the Left 1972
Deathdream 1974 filmed in 1972 as Dead of Night or The Night Andy Came Home
Relentless 1989
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time 1991
Child’s Play 3 1991
The Crow: City of Angels 1996
FearDotCom 2002
Hood Of The Living Dead 2005
Uchuujin From Outer Space 2007
Dread 2009

The Last House On the Left 1972

Deathdream movie poster

Child's Play 3 movie posster

 

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.