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Horror Almanac – September 2

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1971 – Shauna Sand, former Playboy Playmate who appeared in “Succubus: Hell-Bent”, “Charmed (TV Series)”, “Dark Realm (TV Series)” and “The Chosen One: Legend of the Raven.”
  • 1968 – Kristen Cloke, appeared in “Black Christmas” remake, “Willard”, “Final Destination”, “Millennium (TV Series)”, “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series).”
  • 1966 – Salma Hayek, who starred in “From Dusk To Dawn,” “The Faculty” and the remake of “The Wild Wild West.” She also appears in the film “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,”
  • 1964 – Keanu Reeves, who starred in the 1990 version of “Dracula,” “The Matrix” films and “Constantine.”
  • 1927 – Francis Matthews, appeared in the Hammer films “Rasputin: The Mad Monk”, “Dracula: Prince of Darkness”, “The Revenge of Frankenstein.”
Shauna Sand

Shauna Sand
Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek
Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2001 – Teen idol Troy Donahue, passed away at the age of 65.He made brief appearances in “The Monolith Monsters” and “Man Of A Thousand Faces” (now available on DVD from Universal), and appeared in “Monster On Campus” and “Rocket To The Moon.”
  • 2000 – Curt Siodmak, who wrote the screenplays for such Universal classics as “Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man” and “House of Frankenstein,” as well as creating the legend of “The Wolf Man,” passed away at the age of 98.
  • 1964 – Character actor Morris Ankrum, passed away at the age of 68. His film work included “Giant From the Unknown,” “The Giant Claw” and “Zombies of Mora Tau.”
Troy Donahue

Troy Donahue
Curt Siodmak

Curt Siodmak

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1923
See No Evil 1971
The Man Who Haunted Himself 1971
Lust For A Vampire 1971
Deathstalker 1983
Mortuary 1983
Nightmares 1983
Severed Ties 1992
Roots of Evil 1992
13th Child: Legend Of The Jersey Devil 2002
Carnival of the Damned 2008
The Morgue 2008
Shark Night 3D 2011
Apollo 18 2011

Lust for a Vampire movie poster

Mortuary movie poster

Shark Night 3D

Apollo 18

 

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.