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Horror Almanac – September 28


monstermans-horror-almanac BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1992 – Keir Gilchrist, actor who has appeared in “Tales of Halloween”, “Dark Summer”, “It Follows”, and “Dead Silence.”
  • 1990 – Kirsten Prout, who plays “Lucy” in “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.”
  • 1968 – Naomi Watts, who starred in the 2005 remake of “King Kong,” “The Ring 1 & 2,” and “Mulholland Dr.”
  • 1967 – Mira Sorvino who starred in the film “Mimic”, “Falling Skies (TV Series).”
  • 1952 – Sylvia Kristel, is best known for playing in a series of erotic films, “Emmanuelle.” She also starred in “Dracula’s Widow.”
  • 1950 – John Sayles, who wrote the screenplays for such films as “Alligator,” “The Howling,” “The Spiderwick Chronicles” and “Battle Beyond the Stars.”
  • 1947 – Michael Flynn, has appeared in “The Cell 2”, “Halloweentown High”, “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers”, “Werewolf (TV Series)”, and more.
  • 1947 – Jeffery Jones, who appeared in “Sleepy Hollow,” “Ed Wood” and “Beetlejuice.”
  • 1946 – Fiona Lewis, who appeared in the films “The Fury,” “Dr. Phibes Rises Again” and “Strange Invaders.”
  • 1934 – Janet Munro, appeared in “The Day the Earth Caught Fire”, “The Crawling Eye.”
Keir Gilchrist
Keir Gilchrist
Kirsten Prout
Kirsten Prout
Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
Mira Sorvino
Mira Sorvino

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2007 – Charles B. Griffith. who wrote the screenplays for the original versions of “Not of This Earth,” “It Conquered the World” and “A Bucket of Blood,” passed away at the age of 77. His other screenplays included “Death Race 2000,” “Beast From Haunted Cave” and “Attack of the Crab Monsters.”
  • 1973 – Mantan Moreland who appeared in the films “Zombies on Broadway,” “Spiderbaby” and “Revenge of the Zombies,” passed away at the age of 71.
Mantan Moreland
Mantan Moreland

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951
The Quatermass Xperiment 1955
Eraserhead 1977

Thirst 1979
Impulse 1984
I Come In Peace 1990
Pacific Heights 1990
Ed Wood 1994
Invisible Mom II 1999
Hollywood Vampyr 2002
Abominable 2006

The Day the Earth Stood Still movie poster

The Quatermass Experiment

Thirst
Abominable

 

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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.

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