Oct. 28, 2020

Goosebumps premieres in Canada and in the U.S. (on Fox Family) in 1995. The horror anthology TV show is based on the series of books by R.L. Stine about teens in creepy and supernatural situations. The show wou...

Oct. 27, 2020

Godzilla premieres in Nagoya, Japan in 1954. Directed by kaiju master Ishiro Honda. The first film in the longest-running franchise in film history is also the first film to feature a performer in a monster sui...

Oct. 26, 2020

When a Stranger Calls opens across the U.S. in 1979. Based on “the babysitter and the man upstairs” urban legend from the late 1950s or early 1960s, the film is famous for its influential 20-minute opening sequ...

Oct. 25, 2020

The first Treehouse of Horror episode of The Simpsons airs in 1990. Presented as a special episode outside the show’s regular continuity, it features three segments inspired by EC Comics tales. The episode is a...

Oct. 24, 2020

Swedish horror classic Let the Right One In opens in the U.S. in 2008 after touring the international film festival circuit most of the year. An American remake would follow two years later.  ...

Oct. 23, 2020

The Face at the Window opens across the U.S. in 1940. The British horror melodrama is the second adaptation of an 1897 play and features an over-the-top performance by Tod Slaughter.  ...

Oct. 22, 2020

The Vampire Lovers opens across the U.S. in 1970. The Hammer horror film is a boundary pushing example of the company’s “bloodshed and bosoms” formula, featuring lesbian vampires in the first of what is referre...

Oct. 21, 2020

The Dead Zone opens across the U.S. in 1983. David Cronenberg’s horror thriller is one of the most successful adaptations of a Stephen King novel and is one of Christopher Walken’s most famous roles. King has a...

Oct. 20, 2020

The date the controversial Patterson-Gimlin film is allegedly shot in Bluff Creek, Calif. in 1967. The minute-long amateur film remains the most famous alleged footage of a so-called “Bigfoot” or "Sasquatch” to...