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Horror Almanac – September 29


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1970 – Natasha Gregson Wagner, who appeared in the films “Vampires: Los Muertos,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Urban Legend.”
  • 1969 – Erika Eleniak, who appeared in “Bordello of Blood,” “E.T.,” the 1988 remake of “The Blob” and “Dracula 3000.”
  • 1968 – Luke Goss, who appeared in “Hellboy II,” “Unearthed” and “Blade II.” He also played “The Creature” in the 2004 TV mini-series version of “Frankenstein.”
  • 1962 – Tom Sizemore who starred in the films “Red Planet,” “The Relic,” “Dreamcatcher” and “Strange Days.”
  • 1955 – Ken Weatherwax who played “Pugsley” in the original “Addams Family” TV series.
  • 1945 – Reggie Bannister, who has starred in “Phantasm,” “Phantasm II,” “Phantasm III,” “Phantasm IV” and “Bubba Hotep.”
  • 1942 – Ian McShane, an accomplished actor who has appeared in “American Horror Story (TV Series)”, “Death Race”, “Too Scared to Scream”, “Journey Into Fear”, and many more.
  • 1942 – The late Madeline Kahn who appeared in “Young Frankenstein” and “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother.”
  • 1939 – Larry Linville, best known for playing “Major Frank Burns” on the series “M*A*S*H.” He appeared in the TV movie “The Night Stalker,” the “Chopper” episode of “Kolchak; The Night Stalker” and in the film “C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud.”
  • 1931 – Anita Ekberg, who appeared in “Abbott & Costello Go To Mars,” “Screaming Mimi” and in the title role of “Malenka, the Vampire”
  • 1924 – Steve Forrest who appeared in “Phantom of the Rue Morgue” and “Amazon Women on the Moon.” He is the brother of actor Dana Andrews.
  • 1920 – Nick Raymond, who appeared in the films “Tomb of the Undead,” “Bigfoot” and “The Sinister Urge”
  • 1918 – Gil Herman who appeared in “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and “Invaders From Mars”
  • 1915 – Anne Nagel who appeared in “Man Made Monster,” “Black Friday” and “The Mad Doctor of Market Street”
Erika Eleniak
Erika Eleniak
Tom Sizemore
Tom Sizemore
Reggie-Bannister
Reggie-Bannister
Ian Mcshane
Ian Mcshane

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2010 – Legendary actor Tony Curtis was best known for roles such as “Some Like It Hot”, “The Defiant Ones.” He also appeared in a few genre films such as “The Mummy Lives”, “Lobster Man from Mars”, “Brainwaves”, “The Manitou”, and a few more. He passed away at the age of 85.
  • 2007 – Lois Maxwell, who played “Miss Moneypenny” in 14 “James Bond” films, passed away at the age of 80. She also appeared in the films “Satellite in the Sky” and the 1963 version of “The Haunting.”
  • 2006 – George Lee, who appeared in the films “Dracula Sucks,” “Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth” and in the TV series “Doctor Who” and Blake’s 7,” passed away at the age of 67.
  • 1988 – Charles Addams, creator of “The Addams Family,” passed away at the age of 76.
Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis
Lois Maxwell
Charles Addams
Charles Addams

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Terror of the Tongs 1961
The Black Torment 1965
King of Kong Island 1968
Don’t Torture a Duckling 1972
Terror of the Living Dead aka The Hanging Woman 1973
Burnt Offerings 1976
Thirst 1979
Amityville: A New Generation 1993
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers 1995
Fist of the Vampire 2007
Dream House 2009
The Haunting of Winchester House 2009

The Terror of the Tongs

Terror of the Living Dead
Burnt Offerings

Halloween The Curse of Michael Myers movie poster

 

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Author Info

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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