Monday, March 28, 2011

Gary B's: This Week in Horror History (Mar. 28-April 3)


Good morning my horror brethren, it’s time for your weekly dose of “This Week in Horror History”…


Mar. 28:

Nothing notable on this day


Mar. 29:

1912 – John Gilling (director of many Hammer Films) was born

1953 – Danny Elfman (composer of scores for The Frighteners, Nightmare Before Christmas, Tales from the Crypt and lead singer of Oingo Boingo) was born

1957 – James Whale (director of Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man) dies (b. 1889)


Mar. 30:

1943 – Dennis Etchison (author) born

1967 – Claude Raines (actor The Invisible Man, The Wolf Man, Casablanca, ) dies (b. 1889)

2003 – Wrong Turn - released theatrically


Mar. 31:

1975 – Sienna Guillory (actress in Resident Evil: Apocalypse) was born

1977 – William Castle (director of House on Haunted Hill, The Tingler) dies (b. 1914)


April 1:

1883 – Lon Chaney, Sr. was born (d. 1930)

2001 – Faust: Love of the Damned - released theatrically


April 2:

1971 – Dark Shadows ends its run on television

1982 – Cat People - released theatrically

April 3:

1973 – Jennifer Rubin (actress ) was born

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