Saturday, August 20, 2016

August 20th horror history


Hello my pre-apocalyptic readers...

Let's not forget that Svengoolie is one tonight! Later today I will post my weekly wrap-up.

Those born on this day in horror history...

  • 1982 – Meghan Ory, “Once Upon a Time (TV Series)”, “Dark House”, “Nightmare”, “Vampire High (TV Series).” 
  •  1962 – James Marsters, “Spike” in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) / Angel (TV Series)”, “House on Haunted Hill”, and “Supernatural (TV Series)”. 
  •  1953 – Peter Horton, “Children of the Corn,” “Fade To Black,” and “Brimstone.” 
  •  1948 – John Noble “Dr. Walter Bishop” “Fringe.” 
  •  1947 – Ray Wise, “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales”, “Big Ass Spider!”, “Chillerama”, “Jeepers Creepers II”, “The Crow”, “Twin Peaks (TV Series)”, “Robocop”. 
  •  1943 – Sylvester McCoy who was “Doctor Who” # 7 “Dracula.” 
  •  1937 – Anthony Ainley the third “Master” in the “Doctor Who” series and “The Blood On Satan’s Claw,” “The Land That Time Forgot.” 1915 – Tom Duggan “Frankenstein 1970.” 
  •  1907 – AndrĂ© Morell, “The Giant Behemoth,” “The Plague of the Zombies” and “The Mummy’s Shroud.” 
  •  1890 – H.P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft.

Films released:


  1.  Whatever Happened To Aunt Alice? 1969 
  2. The Beastmaster 1982 
  3. Teaching Mrs. Tingle 1999 
  4. Universal Soldier: The Return 1999 
  5. The Erotic Rites of Countess Dracula 2001 
  6. Exorcist: The Beginning 2004 
  7. Open Water 2004 
  8. Jingles the Clown 2009 
  9.  Piranha 2010