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Horror Almanac – October 7


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1986 – Holland Roden, stars in “Teen Wolf (TV Series)” and “House of Dust.”
  • 1986 – Bree Olson was a former porn star and ex-girlfriend of Charlie Sheen who has appeared in “The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)” and “Camp Massacre.”
  • 1985 – J. Daniel Murphy, writer/director/producer of the film “The Last Zombie.”
  • 1979 – Twins Aaron & Shawn Ashmore. Shawn played “Ice Man” in the “X-Men” films and also starred in “The Ruins.” He currently stars in “The Following (TV Series).” Aaron played “Jimmy Olsen” on the TV series’ “Smallville.”
  • 1959 – Dylan Baker, who starred in the films “Trick ‘r Treat,” “The Cell,” “Along Came a Spider” and played “Curt Conners” in “Spider-Man 2 & 3”
  • 1956 – Special effects whiz and director, Screamin’ Mad George. His film credits include, “The Guyver,” “Bride of the Re-Animator” and “Curse II: The Bite.”
  • 1952 – The late Tom McBride, he had a memorable death scene in “Friday the 13th Part 2.”
Holland Roden
Holland Roden
Bree Olson
Bree Olson
Dylan Baker
Dylan Baker
Tom McBride
Tom McBride

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2011 – David Hess, starred in such films as “The Last House on the Left”, “House on the Edge of the Park”, “Swamp Thing”, “Zombie Nation” and more. He was 69.
  • 1849 – Great horror writer Edgar Allan Poe. He penned such stories as “The Mask of the Red Death”, “The Raven”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “The Pit and the Pendulum” all of which have been turned into films. He passed away at the age of 40.
David Hess
David Hess
Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allen Poe

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

The Crawling Eye 1958
4D Man 1959
Fail-Safe 1964
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City 1969
Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971
Alien Nation 1988
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation 1997 filmed in 1994
Night of the Demons III 1997
Contagion 2003 filmed in 2001
The Call Of Cthulhu 2005
Green Eyed Monster 2007
Cyborg Soldier 2008
Feast II: Sloppy Seconds 2008
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer 2008 filmed in 2007

The Crawling Eye movie poster

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Next Generation movie poster

Night of the Demons 3 movie poster

 

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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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