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Horror Almanac – September 5

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1993 – Gage Golightly, appears in “Cabin Fever” remake, “Exeter”, “Teen Wolf (TV Series).”
  • 1973 – Rose McGowan, who appeared in “Scream,” “Phantoms”, “Grindhouse” double feature “Planet Terror” and “Death Proof”, “Conan the Barbarian” and “Rosewood Lane”.
  • 1951 – Michael Keaton, the man behind “Beetlejuice” and why it was such a success.
  • 1948 – Scott H. Reiniger, best known for starring in George A. Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” and “Knightriders”.
  • 1946 – Dennis Dugan, who starred in “The Howling” and has since turned director of such comedy films as “Happy Gilmore”, “Big Daddy” and “Grownups” to name just a few.
  • 1944 – Rod Arrants, who appeared in the films “A*P*E,” “Helter Skelter” and “Dark Planet.”
  • 1942 – Werner Herzog who directed the 1979 version of “Nosferatu.”
  • 1940 – Raquel Welsh who starred in “Fantastic Voyage” and “One Million Years B.C.”
  • 1940 – William Devane who appeared in the films “Hollow Man,” “Family Plot” and “The Dark.”
  • 1908 – Gloria Holden who played the title role of “Dracula’s Daughter.”
Gage Golightly

Gage Golightly
Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan
Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton
Scott Reiniger

Scott Reiniger

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2006 – Jonathan Ball, who appeared in the films “Pterodactyl Woman From Beverly Hills” and “The Zombie Diaries,” passed away at the age of 60.
  • 1997 – Eddie Little Sky, who appeared in the films “7 Faces Of Dr. Lao,” “The Car” and “Barbarian Queen,” passed away at the age of 71.
  • 1991 – Fritz Leiber, who was Forry Ackerman’s favorite actor, passed away at the age of 81. He appeared in the film “Equinox” and wrote the novel “Conjure Wife.”
  • 1988 – Gert Frobe who played the title role of “Goldfinger” and appeared in the film “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” passed away at the age of 75.
Fritz Lieber

Fritz Lieber

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Dark Passage 1947
The Brides of Dracula 1960
Vampire Queen 2002
Blade Of The Vampire 2005
Kinky Kong 2006

The Brides of Dracula

 

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.