Feb. 16, 2020

George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead premieres in Los Angeles in 1978. The second in Romero’s Living Dead zombie series is a mocking of American consumerism and made with Italian horror director Dario Argento’s ass...

Feb. 15, 2020

Gale Sondergaard is born in Litchfield, Minn. in 1899. The winner of the first Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1936 for Anthony Adverse, her long career on stage, film and TV includes Faust, The Cat and the Ca...

Feb.13, 2020

The band Black Sabbath release their self-titled debut album in 1970. Incorporating Birmingham, England’s industrial surroundings with a slow, heavy blues rock base, Black Sabbath creates perhaps the first grea...

Feb. 12, 2020

The Wolfman opens across the U.S. in 2010. Universal’s remake/reboot of its 1941 classic is directed by Joe Johnston and stars Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving. Rick Baker created...

Feb. 11, 2020

Bobby “Boris” Pickett is born in Georgetown, Texas in 1940. The aspiring actor is known as a one-hit wonder for co-writing and providing the Boris Karloff impression in the 1962 Halloween novelty pop classic “M...

Feb. 10, 2020

Lon Chaney Jr. is born in Oklahoma City in 1906. The son of the silent film star began his film career with the critically lauded Of Mice and Men, then became known primarily as a horror film star in Universal’...