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Horror Almanac – October 3


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

  • 1984 – Chris Marquette, who appeared in “Freddy vs Jason,” “Fanboys” and “The Invisible.”
  • 1978 – Shannyn Sossamon, who starred in ” One Missed Call” (2008) and “The Order.”
  • 1973 – Neve Campbell who starred in all three “Scream” films, “The Craft” and “Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical.”
  • 1973 – Lena Headey, who starred as “Sarah Connor” on the TV series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” She also starred in the films “Laid To Rest”, “The Brother’s Grimm”, “300” and “The Purge”.
  • 1950 – Pamela Hensley, is an actress who appeared in “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series)”, “The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)”, “Rollerball”, “Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze” and more.
  • 1924 – Cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman, who created “Mad Magazine” in 1952, and wrote the screenplay for the film “Mad Monster Party.”
  • 1908 – Masao Tamai who was the cinematographer for the original “Gojira.”
  • 1890 – Henry Hull who starred as “The WereWolf of London,” and who also appeared in the film “Master of the World” alongside Vincent Price.
  • 1880 – Hull’s costar in “WereWolf of London,” Warner Oland. He also was known for portraying “Charlie Chan” in several films.
Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell
Lena Headey
Lena Headey
Pamela Hensley
Pamela Hensley
Henry Hull
Henry Hull

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2004 – One of original “scream queens,” Janet Leigh, mother of Jamie Curtis, star of “Psycho” and co-star of “The Fog” and “Halloween H2O,” passed away at the age of 77.
  • 1998 – The great Roddy McDowall, passed away at the age of 70.. He of course played “Cornelius” in the “Planet of the Apes” films and TV series and horror host “Peter Vincent” in the “Fright Night” films.
  • 1997 – John Ashley who starred in the films “Frankenstein’s Daughter,” “The Mad Doctor of Blood Island” and “Beast of the Yellow Night,” passed away at the age of 62.
Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh
Roddy McDowall
Roddy McDowall

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • Zotz! 1962
    Repulsion 1965
    Bunny Lake Is Missing 1965
    Terror Train 1980
  • Funeral Home 1980
    Kiss the Girls 1997
    Hellraiser: Inferno 2000
    Fear of the Dark 2001
  • The Woods 2006
    Dark Paradox 2008
    Red Hook 2009
    The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu 2009
  • Nightflyers 1987
Repulsion movie poster
Terror Train movie poster
Funeral Home
Nightflyers 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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