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May 23


    1980 - The Shining released theatrically
    1986 - Poltergeist II released theatrically
    2003 - Silent Hill 3 released on the PlayStation and PC in Europe

Next 7 Days


May 24
1979 - Dawn of the Dead released theatrically
1995 - Tales from the Hood released theatrically
2013 - Alyce Kills released.

May 25
1967 - Poppy Z. Brite (author of gothic and horror short stories and novels) born
1979 - Alien released theatrically
2001 - World Horror Convention in Seattle, Washington
2007 - Bug released theatrically (US)
2012 - Chernobyl Diaries released theatrically

May 26
1913 - Peter Cushing (actor known for his portrayals of Abraham Van Helsing) born (d. 1994)
1964 - Caitlin R. Kiernan (horror author) born
1990 - Friday the 13th: The Series ends its run on television
2000 - Resident Evil Code: Veronica released for the Dreamcast in Europe

May 27
1911 - Vincent Price (actor in many horror films) born (d. 1993)
1922 - Christopher Lee (actor known for his numerous portrayals of Dracula) born
1934 - Harlan Ellison (author of numerous novels and short stories) born
1973 - Night Gallery ends its run on television
1988 - Killer Klowns from Outer Space released theatrically

May 28
2013 - A Haunting at Silver Falls released.

May 29
1912 - John Gilling (director of many Hammer Films) born
1953 - Danny Elfman (composer of scores for The Frighteners, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow, and Tales from the Crypt) born
1957 - James Whale (director of many horror films) dies (b. 1889)
2012 - Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies released

May 30
1943 - Dennis Etchison (author of horror fiction) born
1967 - Claude Rains (actor in many horror films) dies (b. 1889)
2003 - Wrong Turn released theatrically

Last 7 Days


May 22
1992 - Alien 3 released theatrically
2015 - Poltergeist released

May 21
1992 - Carnosaur released theatrically

May 20
2003 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer ends its run on television
2005 - Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist released theatrically

May 19
1989 - Fright Night II released theatrically
2002 - The X-Files ends its run on television
2004 - Angel ends its run on television

May 18
1971 - The Abominable Dr. Phibes released theatrically
2006 - The Breed released theatrically
This Day in Horror - 1924 - Priscilla Pointer (actress in Carrie, Twilight Zone and more) born

May 17
1946 - F. Paul Wilson (author of several stories in the Cthulhu Mythos) born
1973 - Matthew McGrory (actor in several horror films) born (d. 2005)
2013 - Black Rock released.

May 16
1836 - Edgar Allan Poe marries his 13-year-old cousin Virginia
1960 - Peeping Tom released theatrically
2001 - Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare released on PC
2013 - Haunting Melissa released.
2014 - Wolf Creek 2 released

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