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Horror Almanac – October 6


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1980 – Jenny Wade, who played “Honey Pie” in the “Feast” films.
  • 1974 – Jermey Sisto, who plays “Detective Cyrus Lupo” on the TV show “Law and Order.” He appeared in the films “Dead and Breakfast,” “Wrong Turn” and “May.
  • 1973 – Ioan Gruffudd, who played “Reed Richards” in the “Fantastic Four” films and currently stars in ABC’s “Forever” TV Show.
  • 1963 – Elisabeth Shue, who starred in “The Hollow Man,” and “Back to the Future” parts 2 & 3.
  • 1953 – Wendy Robie who appeared in the films “The Dentist II,” “The People Under the Stairs” and as “Nadine” in the series “Twin Peaks.”
  • 1942 – Britt Ekland who appeared in “Beverly Hills Vamp,” “Satan’s Mistress” and “The Monster Club.”
  • 1884 – Zack Williams who appeared in “The Vampire’s Ghost” and “Son of Ingagi.”
Jenny Wade
Jenny Wade
Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Shue

 

Wendy Robie
Wendy Robie

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2009 – Make up artist Bob Westmoreland, who worked on the 1978 remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Twilight Zone: The Movie,” passed away at the age of 74.
  • 2006 – Sean Fagan, who appeared in “The Gate” and “Friday the 13th,” passed away at the age of 40.
  • 2000 – Richard Farnsworth, who appeared in “Highway To Hell” and “Misery,” passed away at the age of 80.
  • 1992 – Denholm Elliot, who appeared in the TV movies “Fall of the House of Usher,” “Dracula” and “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” and the film “The House That Dripped Blood,” passed away at the age of 70.
  • 1989 – Bette Davis, who starred in such films as “What Ever Happened To Baby Jane,” “Burnt Offerings” and “The Nanny,” passed away at the age of 81.
  • 1962 – Director Tod Browning, whose legendary films included “Freaks,” “Dracula” and “London After Midnight,” passed away at the age of 80.
Richard Farnsworth
Richard Farnsworth
Denholm Elliot
Denholm Elliot
Bette Davis
Bette Davis

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires 1974 
The Addiction 1995
Fear of the Dark 2001
Mulholland Dr 2001
The Bloodletting 2004
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning 2006
Days of Darkness 2007
It’s Alive 2008
La Hacienda 2009
Mass Acre Hill 2009
Skull Heads 2009
Staunton Hill 2009
The Hiding 2009 
The Thaw 2009

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires movie poster     The Thaw

 

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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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