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Horror Almanac – September 7

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1978 – Devon Sawa, who starred in the original “Final Destination,” “Idle Hands” and “Creature of Darkness.”
  • 1976 – Oliver Hudson, who starred in the 2006 remake of “Black Christmas” and “The Breed.”
  • 1973 – Shannon Elizabeth, who starred in the 2001 remake of “Thir13en Ghosts,” the 2009 remake of “Night of the Demons” and “Cursed.”
  • 1970 – Tom Everett Scott, who starred in “An American Werewolf In Paris.”
  • 1969 – Angie Everhart, appeared in “Bigfoot”, and “Bordello of Blood.”
  • 1954 – Doug Bradley a.k.a. “Pinhead.” He also starred in “Pumpkinhead: Ashes To Ashes.”
  • 1954 – Corbin Bernsen who plays “The Dentist,” and appeared in the “Masters Of Horror” episode, “Right To Die.”
  • 1940 – Italian horror director Dario Argento.
  • 1937 – John Phillip Law who appeared in “Barbarella,” as “Sinbad” in “The Golden Voyage of Sinbad” and in the film “Alienator.”
  • 1926 – Ed Warren, was one half of the famed demonologist team that included his wife Lorraine. Together they investigated such hauntings as “The Amityville Horror”, “The Endfield Poltergeist” and many morre.
  • 1923 – Peter Lawford who appeared in the TV movie “The Phantom of Hollywood,” and the 1945 version of “The Picture of Dorian Gray.”
  • 1894 – George Waggner, who directed “The Wolf Man,” “Man Made Monster” and “Horror Island.”
Shannon Elizabeth

Shannon Elizabeth
Angie Everhart

Angie Everhart
Doug Bradley

Doug Bradley
Dario Argento

Dario Argento

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2010 – Glenn Shadix, appeared in “Planet of the Apes” remake, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, “Sleepwalkers”, “Beetlejuice” and more. He passed away at the age of 58.
  • 2006 – Roberts Earl Jones, who appeared in “Maniac Cop 2” and “Sleepaway Camp,” passed away at the age of 96.
  • 2003 – Singer/songwriter Warren Zevon, who penned the immortal “Werewolves Of London” and “Excitable Boy,” passed away at the age of 56.
  • 2002 – Katrin Cartlidge who played “Annie Chapman” in the film “From hell,” passed away at the age of 41.
  • 1996 – Bibi Besch, appeared in “Rattled”, “Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)”, “Tremors”, “The Beast Within” and more. She passed away at 56.
  • 1997 – Elisabeth Brooks who appeared in “Deep Space” and as “Marsha Quist” in “The Howling,” passed away at the age of 46 from brain cancer.
Glenn Shadix

Glenn Shadix
Bibi Besch

Bibi Besch
Elisabeth Brooks

Elisabeth Brooks

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Queen of Outer Space 1958
    Night of Bloody Horror/The Black Cat 1970
    Thee Brother From Another Planet 1984
    The Warrior And The Sorceress 1984
    Slumber Party Massacre III 1990
    Sometimes They Come Back…For More 1999
  • Unrest 2006
  • Hatchet 2006
    Zombie Farm 2007
  • They Wait 2007
Unrest

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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.