Aug. 4, 2020

The legendary Black Shuck kills two people at Holy Trinity Church, Blythburgh, England in 1577. The creature, said to be a large black dog with fiery eyes, reportedly bursts through the doors, kills a man and b...

Aug. 3, 2020

John Landis is born in Chicago in 1950. The writer/director started out as mailboy, assistant director and stuntman before graduating to directing Animal House, An American Werewolf in London, an infamous segme...

Aug. 2, 2020

Fright Night opens across the U.S. in 1985. Writer-director Tom Holland’s horror-comedy classic stars Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowell and William Ragsdale. Not only does its success spawn a sequel, a remake in 2011 with its own sequel, but a Bollywood remake as...

August 1, 2020

Tales from the Crypt is published by EC Comics in 1950. Having previously been the titles Crime Patrol and briefly The Crypt of Terror, and the famous character, the Crypt Keeper, debuting five months earlier, ...