This day in Horror History October 7

Births

 

1979 – Twins Aaron & Shawn Ashmore. Shawn played “Ice Man” in the “X-Men” films and also starred in “The Ruins.” Aaron played “Jimmy Olsen” on the TV series’ “Smallville.”

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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”

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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.”

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Deaths

 

2011 – Perpetual bad guy David Hess who starred in the original “Last House on the Left,” passed away at the age of 75. He started out as a songwriter and wrote the tune “All Shook Up” which was recorded by Elvis Presley.

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1994 – Paul Swift who appeared in the John Waters’ films “Desperate Living,” “Pink Flamingos” and “Multiple Maniacs,” passed away at the age of 60.

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1849 – The man who’s grave site was the place where the HHU was spawned, Edgar Allan Poe passed away at the age of 40. Oh, he did write a few things here or there.

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Films released on this date

 

4D Man 1959

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Fail-Safe 1964

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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City 1969

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Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1971

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Amityville 3D 1983

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Alien Nation 1988

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation 1997 filmed in 1994

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Night of the Demons III 1997

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Contagion 2003 filmed in 2001

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The Call Of Cthulhu 2005

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Green Eyed Monster 2007

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Cyborg Soldier 2008

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Feast II: Sloppy Seconds 2008

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Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer 2008 filmed in 2007

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Real Steel 2011

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The Human Centipede part 2 2011

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