Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Gary B's: This Week in Horror History (June 13-19)

Here is this week's installment of..."This Week in Horror History"

June 13:
1946: Fictional mass murderer Jason Voorhees was born
1951: Stellen Skarsgard (actor) was born

June 14:
2005: The book The Historian was released in hardcover

June 15:
1929:
Hershell Goodwin Lawrence (splatter film maker) was born

1948: Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein - released theatrically
1990: Gremlins II: The New Batch - released theatrically

June 16:
1938: Robert Weine (director of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligan) dies (b. 1880)
1960: Psycho - released theatrically
1978: Jaws 2 - released theatrically
2002: The Dead Zone - premieres on television

June 17:
1927: Lucio Fulci (Italian horror film director) was born (d. 1996)
1977: Exorcist II: The Heretic - released theatrically

June 18:
1971: Willard - released theatrically
2003: Haute Tension - released theatrically in France

June 19:
1950: Daria Nicolodi (actress in many horror films) was born
1964: The Twilight Zone (original series) ends its run on television

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