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Horror Almanac – September 13

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

  • 1988 – Nikki Leigh, has appeared in “Del Playa”, “The Sand”, “Unlucky Charms” and more.
  • 1961 – Dave Mustaine, is the frontman of thrash metal band “Megadeth.”
  • 1944 – Jacqueline Bisset, who starred in “The Deep” and “Murder on the Orient Express.”
  • 1932 – The late Richard Kiel who played “Jaws” in the James Bond films “The Spy Who Loved Me” and “Moonraker,” and appeared in the movies “Phantom Planet,” “The Human Duplicators” and the title role in “Eegah.” He also starred as “Peremalfait, the Swamp Monster” and “The Diablero” in “Kolchak: The Night Stalker.”
  • 1931 – Barbara Bain, who co-starred with her ex-husband in the TV series “Space: 1999.”
  • 1926 – Writer/illustrator Johnny Craig, whose work appeared in the famed line of EC horror comics.
  • 1916 – Writer Roald Dahl, whose novel’s include “The Witches,” “James and the Giant Peach” and who also wrote the screenplays for the films “You Only Live Twice” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”
  • 1913 – Roy Engel, who has appeared in “Kingdom of the Spiders,” “The Man From Planet X” and “The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms.”
  • 1895 – Ruth McDevitt who played “Edith Cowles” on the “Kolchak, the Night Stalker” TV series and appeared in “The Birds.”
  • 1894 – J.B. Priestley, who wrote the novel “Benighted,” on which the film “The Old Dark House” was based.
Nikki Leigh
Nikki Leigh
Dave Mustaine
Dave Mustaine
Richard Kiel
Richard Kiel

 

Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
Barbara Bain
Barbara Bain

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2002 – Aleksandr Kazantsev who wrote the screenplay for the film “Planeta Bur” also known as “Planet of Storms,” passed away at the age of 96.
  • 2001 – Scott Brady, who appeared in the films “Gremlins,” “Castle of Evil” and “The Night Strangler,” passed away at the age of 60.
  •  1948 – Paul Wegener, who played the title role of “The Golem,” passed away at the age of 73.
Paul Wegener
Paul Wegener

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Bloodlust! 1961
Ghidorah, the Three Headed Monster 1965 filmed in 1964 as San Dai Kaiju Chikyu Saidai No Kessen
Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991
Ted Bundy 2002
One Hour Photo 2002

Dead Birds 2004
Bloody Mallory 2005, filmed in 2002
Within The Woods 2005 a.k.a. Camp Blood 3

Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster movie poster     Freddy's Dead The Final Nightmare 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.