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Horror Almanac – October 13


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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1983 – Katia Winter, has appeared in “Sleepy Hollow (TV Series)”, “Banshee Chapter”, “The Seer” and “Night Junkies.”
  • 1977 – Kiele Sanchez, appears in “The Purge: Anarchy”, “30 Days of Night: Dark Days”, “Insanitarium.”
  • 1976 – Jennifer Sky, appears in “Charmed (TV Series)”, “My Little Eye”, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)” and more.
  • 1971 – Kira Reed Lorsch, has appeared in “Vampire”, “Blood Countess”, “Demon’s Claw”, “Demon Under Glass”, and more.
  • 1963 – Hiro Kanagawa, who appeared in the 2009 remake of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and in several TV series’ including “Fringe,” “Supernatural,” “Blade: The Series,” “Smallville” and provided the voice of “Reed Richards” in the 2006 – 2007 animated series “The Fantastic Four.”
  • 1962 – Kelly Preston, who has appeared in the films “Christine,” “Amazon Women on the Moon” and “From Dusk to Dawn.”
  • 1956 – “X-Files” & “Millineum” creator/producer/writer/director Chris Carter.
  • 1939 – Melinda Dillon who starred in “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Captain America” and “Harry and the Hendersons.” She also played the Mom in one of Jack’s favorite holiday films, “A Christmas Story.”
  • 1918 – Jack MacGowran, starred in “The Exorcist”, “The Fearless Vampire Killers”, “Night Creatures” and many more.
Katia Winter
Katia Winter
Kiele-Sanchez
Kiele-Sanchez
Jennifer Sky
Jennifer Sky
Kira Reed Lorsch
Kira Reed Lorsch
Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston
Chris Carter
Chris Carter

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2012 – Gary Collins, played in many TV shows and films such as “Hangar 18”, “Tales of the Unexpected”, “The Sixth Sense (TV Series)”, “King Kong vs. Godzilla.” He passed on at the age of 74.
  • 2008 – Christopher Wicking, was a British writer of such films as “Dream Demon”, “To the Devil a Daughter”, “Demons of the Mind”, “Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb”, “Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “Cry of the Banshee”, “Scream and Scream Again”, “The Oblong Box.” He died at the age of 65.
  • 2002 – Dennis Patrick, who appeared in the films “House of Dark Shadows” and “The Time Travelers” and starred as “Jason McGuire” on the “Dark Shadows” TV series, passed away at the age of 84.
  • 2002 – Keene Curtis who played “Judah Zachery” on “Dark Shadows” and as “Max Pomery” on the TV show “The Magician,” also passed away at the age of 79.
  • 1970 – Jack Shea who appeared in the films “Retik the Moon Menace,” “Zombies of the Stratosphere” and “Radar Men From the Moon,” passed away at the age of 70.
Gary Collins
Gary Collins
Dennis Patrick
Dennis Patrick
Keene Curtis
Keene Curtis

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Color Me Blood Red 1965
You’ll Like My Mother 1972
Halloween 5 1989
I, Madman 1989
Dollman vs. Demonic Toys 1993
The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993
Strange Days 1995
The Lost World 1998
Phantasm IV: Oblivion 1998
Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon 2006
The Grudge 2 2006
Rotkappchen: The Blood of Red Riding Hood 2009

Halloween 5 movie poster

I, Madman movie poster

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Phantasm 4 Oblivion movie poster

Behind The Mask 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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