July 14, 2020

Actor Harry Dean Stanton is born in Irvine, Kentucky in 1926. The character actor’s 60-year career began after his service in World War II and included television and movies like Christine, The Green Mile and o...

July 13, 2020

Hands of the Ripper opens across the U.S. in 1972. The Hammer horror film is one of director Peter Sasdy’s several films featuring a female protagonist, in this case, Jack The Ripper’s daughter. The film remain...

July 12, 2020

Director Tod Browning is born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1880. Though he directed dozens of films in various genres, during and after the silent era, he is best known for his work in the 1930s, especially Dracu...

July 11, 2020

Stranger Things premieres at a special screening in Los Angeles in 2016. It debuts on Netflix four days later to critical acclaim and becomes one of the streaming service’s highest viewed series. ...

July 10, 2020

13 Ghosts opens across the U.S. in 1960. The William Castle haunted house horror film is known mostly for one of Castle’s trademark gimmicks to enhance and promote the film. Audiences at the larger theaters cou...

July 9, 2020

Dean Koontz is born in Everett, Penn. in 1945. The best-selling author of more than 100 novels, including Demon Seed, and Phantoms, as well as the Odd Thomas series, the Frankenstein series and Jane Hawk series...

July 8, 2020

The Raven opens across the U.S. in 1935. The horror thriller stars Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff and is the final film in Universal’s 1930’s Edgar Allan Poe trilogy, following Murders in the Rue Morgue and The ...

July 7, 2020

Brides of Dracula opens across the U.K. in 1960. The second in Hammer’s Dracula franchise does not feature Dracula or Christopher Lee, but does feature Peter Cushing again as Van Helsing. The film receives mixe...