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Horror Almanac – October 4


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1976 – Alicia Silverstone, who appeared in “Batman & Robin,” “The Crush,” “Hideaway” and “Scooby Doo: Monsters Unleashed.”
  • 1967 – Liev Schreiber who played “Cotton Weary” in the “Scream” films, “Sabretooth” in “X-men Origins: Wolverine.” and appeared in “Phantoms” and starred in the 2006 remake of “The Omen”
  • 1957 – Kyra Schon who portrayed “Karen Cooper,” the little girl who ate her father’s arm in “Night of the Living Dead.”
  • 1946 – Susan Sarandon who starred in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” “The Hunger,” “The Witches of Eastwick” and “Speed Racer.”
  • 1942 – Christopher Stone, late husband of Dee Wallace. He appeared in the films “The Howling,” “Cujo” and “Invisible Mom.”
  • 1941 – Anne Rice, author of “Interview with the Vampire.” She even penned an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”
  • 1924 – “Get your paws off of me you damn dirty ape!!” The late Charlton Heston who starred in “Planet of the Apes” and “The Omega Man.” He made an appearance in the 2001 remake of “POTA.”
  • 1922 – John Larch who appeared in “Play Misty For Me” and “The Amityville Horror.”
  • 1900 – Robert Shayne, who appeared in the films “How To Make a Monster,” “The Giant Claw,” “The Indestructible Man,” and played “Inspector Henderson” on the “Superman” TV series.
Kyra Schon
Kyra Schon
Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
Christopher Stone
Christopher Stone
Charleton Heston
Charleton Heston

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2006 – Tom Bell, appeared in “Devil’s Gate”, “Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible (TV Series)”, “Straight on Till Morning” and more. He passed at the age of 73.
  • 1990 – Jill Bennett, had appeared in “The Haunting of Julia”, “The Nanny”, “The Skull”, and “For Your Eyes Only.” She passed at the age of 58.
  • 1982 – Ed Wood’s favorite psychic, Criswell, passed away at the age of 75.
Tom Bell
Tom Bell
Jill Bennett
Jill Bennett
Criswell
Criswell

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • The Vampire Lovers 1970
  • Night of the Lepus 1972
  • Santo vs. Black Magic Woman 1973
    Doctor and the Devils 1985
    Dreamchild 1985
  • Demons 1985
    The Addition 1995
    The 13th Child: Legend of the Jersey Devil 2002
    Red Dragon 2002
    Beyond Re-Animator 2004
    Zombie Honeymoon 2004
    Frankenstein vs The Creature From Blood Cove 2005
  • Tokyo Gore Police 2008
    Drive-In Horrorshow 2009
The Vampire Lovers UK quad
Night of the Lepus movie poster 3
Demons Italian
Tokyo Gore Police

 

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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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