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Horror Almanac – September 1

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1975 – Scott Speedman, starred in “Underworld”, “Underworld: Evolution”, “Anamorph”, “The Strangers”, “The Moth Diaries.”
  • 1944 – Beau Starr, appeared in “Masters of Horror (TV Series)”, “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” and “Halloween 5.”
  • 1943 – Don Stroud, who appeared in the films “The Amityville Horror,” “Carnosaur 2” and “The Alien Within.”
  • 1929 – Anne Ramsey who appeared in the films “Deadly Friend,” “The Goonies” and “Doctor Hackenstein.”
  • 1928 – George Maharis who appeared in the films “The Satan Bug,” “Look What’s Happened To Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Sword and the Sorcerer.”
  • 1926 – Comic book artist Gene Colan, who created “Blade.”
  • 1922 – “Lilly Munster” herself, the late Yvonne De Carlo. She also starred in “Silent Scream” and “American Gothic.”
  • 1913 – Christian Nyby, who directed “The Thing From Another World” and the “Cavendar Is Coming” and “Showdown with Rance McGrew” episodes of “The Twilight Zone.”
  • 1907 – Nathan Juran who directed the films “20 Million Miles To Earth,” “The Deadly Mantis” and “The 7th Voyage of Sinbad.”
  • 1898 – Richard Arlen who appeared in the films “Island of Lost Souls,” “The Lady and the Monster” and “The Crawling Hand.”
  • 1875 – Edgar Rice Burroughs, who created “Tarzan,” and wrote the novels, “At the Earth’s Core” and “The Land That Time Forgot.”
Scott Speedman

Scott Speedman
Beau Starr

Beau Starr
Anne Ramsey

Anne Ramsey
Yvonne DeCarlo

Yvonne DeCarlo

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2008 – Michael Pate, who starred as the cowboy vampire in “Curse of the Undead” and appeared in the films “Howling III,” “Tower of London (1962) and “The Black Castle,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 2008 – “In a world where he was the king,” voice over master “Don LaFontaine,” passed away at the age of 68.
  • 2007 – “Karloff” Lagarde, who appeared in “El Asesino Invisible” (“Invisisble Assassin”) & “Santo En La Frontera Del Terror” (“Santo On The Border Of Terror”), passed away at the age of 78.
  • 1986 – Murray Hamiltion, who played “Mayor Larry Vaughn” in “Jaws” and “Jaws 2,” passed away at the age of 63. He also appeared in the original “Amityville Horror” and William Castle’s “13 Frightened Girls.”
Michael Pate

Michael Pate
Murray Hamilton

Murray Hamilton

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Isle of the Dead 1945
Sorry Wrong Number 1948
The Creeper 1948
Tobor the Great 1954
Bluebeard 1972
Nadja 1995 filmed in 1994
The Prophecy 1995
Highlander: Endgame 2000
Altered Species 2001
The Beast Of Bray Road 2005
The Wicker Man 2006
Bell Witch The Movie 2007
The Gainesville Ripper 2007

Isle of the Dead movie poster

The Prophecy 1995

The Beast of Bray Road movie poster

 

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.