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Horror Almanac – September 14

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1989 – Jesse James who starred in “Jumpers,” the 2005 remake of “The Amityville Horror” and “Fear of the Dark.”
  • 1973 – Andrew Lincoln who stars as “Rick Grimes” on “The Walking Dead (TV Series).”
  • 1971 – Pat Healy, appeared in “Cheap Thrills”, “The Innkeepers”, “Night Stalker (TV Series).”
  • 1947 – Sam Neil, who starred in “Jurassic Park I & III,” “Event Horizon”, “Daybreakers”, “Snow White: A Tale of Terror”, “In the Mouth of Madness” and more.
  • 1916 – American International Pictures cofounder, James H. Nicholson. He produced numerous films including “It Conquered the World,” “The Amazing Colossal Man,” and “The Abominable Dr. Phibes.”
  • 1914 – “The Lone Ranger” himself, Clayton Moore. He appeared in the serial “Black Dragons” with Bela Lugosi, “The Crimson Ghost” and “Retik the Moon Menace.”
  • 1910 – Jack Hawkins who appeared in “Theatre of Blood” and “Tales That Witness Madness.”
  • 1900 – Robert Florey who directed the 1932 version of “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Beast With Five Fingers,” and several episodes of the TV series’ “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “Twilight Zone.” “The Outer Limits” and “Boris Karloff’s Thriller.”
Andrew Lincoln

Andrew Lincoln

Pat Healy
Pat Healy

 

Sam Neill

Sam Neill

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2009 – Patrick Swayze passed away at the age of 57. He starred in the films “Ghost,” “Letters From a Killer” and “11:14.”
  • 2009 – Comedian Henry Gibson, who was one of the feature players on “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In,” passed away at the age of 73. He appeared in the films “The ‘burbs” and “Innerspace.”
  • 2006 – Mickey Hargitay, who appeared in the films “Lady Frankenstein,” “Bloody Pit Of Horror” and “The Reincarnation of Isabel,” passed away at the age of 80.
  • 2005 – Director Robert Wise his film credit’s include “The Day The Earth Stood Still,” the 1963 version of “The Haunting” and “The Body Snatcher” with Karloff and Lugosi, passed away at the age of 90.
  • 2002 – La Wanda Page, best known for playing “Aunt Esther” on the “Sanford and Son” TV series, passed away at the age of 81. She appeared in the films “Mausoleum” and “Zapped.”
  • 1985 – Menacing looking Julian Beck, he portrayed “Kane” in “Poltergeist II: The Other Side.”
Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze

 

Henry Gibson

Henry Gibson
Lawanda Page

Lawanda Page

 

Julian Beck

Julian Beck

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Little Shop of Horrors 1960
    The Legacy 1979
  • Curtains 1983
    Repossessed 1990
    Grim Prairie Tales 1990
    Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning 2004
    Spooky Funny Halloween 2007
  • Resident Evil: Retribution 2012

The Legacy movie poster     Curtains movie poster

Ginger Snaps Back     Resident Evil Retribution 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.