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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

Next 7 Days


May 31
1975 - Sienna Guillory (actress in Resident Evil: Apocalypse) born
1977 - William Castle (director of numerous horror films) dies (b. 1914)
2013 - American Mary released.
2013 - Movie Night released.

June 1
1980 - Alien Dead released theatrically
2012 - Jack and Diane released

June 2
There were no events this day in horror.


June 3
There were no events this day in horror.


June 4
1982 - Poltergeist released theatrically
2006 - Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors in Burbank, California

June 5
2015 - Insidious: Chapter 3 released

June 6
1949 - Robert Englund (the actor who portrays Freddy Krueger) born
2006 - The Omen (2006) released theatrically
2014 - Rigor Mortis released
2014 - The Sacrament released
2014 - Willow Creek released

Last 7 Days


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 28
2013 - A Haunting at Silver Falls released.

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

May 23
1980 - The Shining released theatrically
1986 - Poltergeist II released theatrically
2003 - Silent Hill 3 released on the PlayStation and PC in Europe

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