Gary B’s: This Week in Horror History (Mar. 28-April 3)

by on Mar.28, 2011, under Horror Show Hosts

Good morning my horror brethren, it’s time for your weekly dose of “This Week in Horror History”…

Mar. 28:

Nothing notable on this day

Mar. 29:

1912 – John Gilling (director of many Hammer Films) was born

1953 – Danny Elfman (composer of scores for The Frighteners, Nightmare Before Christmas, Tales from the Crypt and lead singer of Oingo Boingo) was born

1957 – James Whale (director of Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man) dies (b. 1889)

Mar. 30:

1943 – Dennis Etchison (author) born

1967 – Claude Raines (actor The Invisible Man, The Wolf Man, Casablanca, ) dies (b. 1889)

2003 – Wrong Turn – released theatrically

Mar. 31:

1975 – Sienna Guillory (actress in Resident Evil: Apocalypse) was born

1977 – William Castle (director of House on Haunted Hill, The Tingler) dies (b. 1914)

April 1:

1883 – Lon Chaney, Sr. was born (d. 1930)

2001 – Faust: Love of the Damned – released theatrically

April 2:

1971 – Dark Shadows ends its run on television

1982 – Cat People – released theatrically

April 3:

1973 – Jennifer Rubin (actress ) was born

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