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Horror Almanac – September 18

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1981 – Jennifer Tisdale, sister of Ashley has appeared in “Dark Ride”, “The Hillside Strangler”, and “Bundy.”
  • 1979 – Alison Lohman, who starred in “Drag Me To Hell,” “Gamer”, “Kraa! The Sea Monster”, and “The Vatican Tapes.”
  • 1973 – James Marsden who played “Cyclops” in the “X-Men” 1, 2 & 3, and appeared in the films “Superman Returns,” “Disturbing Behavior” and “Campfire Tales.”
  • 1972 – Michael Landes, appeared in “11-11-11”, “Possession”, “Final Destination 2.”
  • 1971 – Jada Pinkett Smith, who starred in “Matrix Reload” and “The Matrix Revolutions “Niobe.”.” She also appeared in the films “Scream 2” and “Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight.”
  • 1944 – Hammer staple Veronica Carlson, who appeared in the films “Dracula Has Risen From the Grave,” “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed” and “Horror of Frankenstein.”
  • 1940 – Frankie Avalon, who took his turn as a serial killer in the film “Blood Song.”
  • 1939 – Fred Willard who appeared in the TV movie “Salem’s Lot.”
  • 1933 – Robert Blake, who appeared in the films “In Cold Blood” and “Blue Velvet.”
  • 1929 – Phyllis Kirk who appeared in “House of Wax.”
  • 1923 – Grayson Hall who portrayed “Dr. Julia Hoffman” on the “Dark Shadows” series.
  • 1916 – Rossano Brazzi, who appeared in “Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks” and “Old Dracula.”
Jennifer Tisdale

Jennifer Tisdale
Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman
Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson
Robert Blake

Robert Blake

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2008 – James Gavin who appeared in the film “The Werewolf” and in episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” “The Wild Wild West” and “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” passed away at the age of 88.
  • 2005 – Richard E. Cunha, who directed “Missile To The Moon,” “Frankenstein’s Daughter,” “She Demons” and “Giant From The Unknown,” passed away at the age of 83.
  • 2005 – John Bromfield, who appeared in “Revenge of the Creature,” “Manfish” and “Curucu, Beast of the Amazon,” passed away at the age of 83.
  • 2004 – King of the exploitation directors, Russ Meyer, passed away at the age of 82. His films included “Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!” “Motor Psycho” and “Black Snake.”
John Bromfield

John Bromfield
Russ Meyer

Russ Meyer

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Chandu the Magician 1932
    Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror 1942
    Abbott & Costello Meet The Killer, Boris Karloff 1949
    The Slime People 1963
    The Haunting 1963
    X the Man With X-Ray Eyes/Dementia 13 1963
    Amazon Women on the Moon 1987
    Ghoulies II 1987
    Fatal Attraction 1987
    Hellraiser 1987
    Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go To College 1991
    Replicant 2001
    The Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Rock ‘N’ Roll Musical 2003
    Kung Fu Mummy 2005
    Mexican Werewolf In Texas 2005
    Blood Oath 2007
    BloodRayne II: Deliverance 2007
    Dark Floors 2008
    Lynch Mob 2009
  • Jennifer’s Body 2009
Abbott and Costello meet the Killer Boris Karloff movie poster

The Haunting

Hellraiser movie poster

Jennifer's Body 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.