Gary B’s: This Week in Horror History (May 9-15)

by on May.10, 2011, under Horror Show Hosts

Hello my horror brethren, it that time of the week again (a little late)…here is the latest installment of …“This week in Horror History.”

May 9:
1980
– Friday the 13th – released theatrically

May 10:
1947
– Caroline B. Cooney (author of horror for teenagers) was born

1994 – John Wayne Gacy (serial killer) was executed

May 11:
1936
– Dracula’s Daughter – released theatrically

1955 – Revenge of the Creature – released theatrically

1984 – Firestarter – released theatrically

2001 – Ginger Snaps– released theatrically

2006 – World Horror Convention held in San Francisco

May 12:
1930
– Jesus Franco (director of sexploitation horror films) was born
1961 – Lar Park Lincoln (actress in Friday the 13th Part VII) was born

May 13:
1935
– Werewolf of London – released theatrically

1988 – Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood– released theatrically

May 14:
1265
– Dante Aligheri (author of The Divine Comedy) was born (d. 1321)
1983 – Amber Tamblyn (actress in The Ring and The Grudge 2) was born

May 15:
1961 – Katrin Cartlidge (actress in From Hell) was born

2000 – Shadow of the Vampire – released theatrically

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